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Buy fresh, buy healthy, buy local

Buy fresh, buy healthy, buy local

(First published in the Gettysburg Times, 5/17/2013) I was visiting the other day when someone acknowledged the strawberries tasted good, but suggested washing them with vinegar to ensure that if there was any insecticide on the berries, its “-cide” was rendered harmless. There was a time when washing one’s food meant using water to remove the garden dirt. Vinegar was for making pickles and sauerkraut. Mom took the four of us kids to the Pick Your Own strawberry fields, where…

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Visit to a multi-market

Visit to a multi-market

My wife and I visited Morningstar Marketplace Saturday.

We hadn’t been since at least last year, but I have a back pack that lost a clip on its waist strap, and I remembered there was a display at that particular market that probably would have it.