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Pattie Baker

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Pattie Baker

See my blogs: FoodShed (<a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.foodshed.blogspot.com" target="_blank">www.foodshed.blogspot.com</a>) for the dirt on local, sustainable food; and Stone in the Pond (<a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.stoneinthepond.blogspot.com" target="_blank">www.stoneinthepond.blogspot.com</a>) about people and companies causing a ripple that can change the world. <br><br> Find out about Fresh Baked Copy, my writing studio that specializes in custom publications, and more, for clients dedicated to triple-bottom-line sustainability and healthy living issues, at <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.pattiebaker.com" target="_blank">pattiebaker.com</a>.

Stories by Pattie Baker

Mmmmmm, fresh milk straight from the farm. Creamy, yellow milk, inspected and certified as sanitary, from happy, organic, grass-fed Jersey cows. No...
I know I drank the “Kool Aid,” so to speak, on this local stuff. Add organics to the mix and I’m gone, hook, line and sinker....
Ah, the first day of Spring means the hot days of summer are not far behind, especially here in the South. Unfortunately, these long hot days usually...
I hear the way to tell if a fresh fruit or vegetable is genetically engineered is to look at the PLU number on its label. If it starts with an eight...
If genetically modified crops are the newest things, what’s the oldest? Heirloom crops may not be the oldest of all time, but they’re the...
Even thinking about it makes my blood pressure rise. My friend Brad emails me and says he talked to his mother and she’s ready to go up...
At night time, however, it is another story. That’s because at night time, I have to go to bed with Mark. Mark Twain, that is. ...
"So, what's your dinner story?" my older daughter asked me, after she and her sister had shared the excitement and joy of their day. Blank...
Does your food get around more than you do? That's a problem. The Woes Commercially-grown crops travel anywhere from 1500 to 2500 miles from...
Come in. Have a cup of wild blackberry tea. Let's figure out your local food shed, which is like your watershed, only with food. It's all the rage in...