Food Less Travelled

Food Less Travelled By Khushvir Tut   Buying local and seasonal fruits and vegetables has great benefits for both health and the environment. Nowadays a variety of foods are available off season at supermarkets. One can find exotic foods that are not locally grown all year long. However, there is

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Balcony Gardening 101

Balcony Gardening 101 By: Brittany Halfyard   Balcony gardening can be a cost efficient way to increase your homegrown food supply, while also creating a fresh and colorful living environment. The materials used are often inexpensive (especially if you recycle containers from your home), and it is a low maintenance

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Volunteer of the Month: June 2015: Mediha

Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It’s about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work. If achieved successfully, you can inspire your teammates and clients. This month, Mediha has exemplified these core values. For the

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Food Activism

  By Baghael Kaur According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization about 805 million people, or one in nine, were suffering from chronic undernourishment from 2012-2014. This despite the fact that the amount of food that is produced per person has increased substantially since the beginning of the

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Working, Mothering, Single, Surviving

By: Armin Sethi   It is abundantly clear that there are significant wage disparities amongst men and women. Statistics tell the story unequivocally. While we have progressed significantly in terms of women’s rights, we have also been unable to overcome the barriers women face every day in relation to employment

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Green Peppers

A fresh, crisp green bell pepper is a tasty vegetable that can be a regular part of your healthy eating plan. This vegetable is low in calories and contains 0 grams of fat and a good supply vitamins and minerals. Their mildly sweet flavor makes green bell peppers versatile enough

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Vitamin B6 – Boost your brain!

Vitamin B6 – Boost your brain! Vitamin B-6 (or Pyridoxine) is important for regulating mood and preventing mental fatigue. This water-soluble (ie. The body does not store them) vitamin is needed for the brain to produce serotonin, a feel-good neurotransmitter that is important for mood regulation. Vitamin B-6 also helps

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