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Got a picky eater? Try these healthy recipes

Three easy healthy recipes for picky eaters, whether or not they're…

Heirloom Tomato Pizza

  As someone who eats seasonally, you want to be an…
celebrate local vegetables

Celebrate Vegetables

- By Duane, Head Veggie Fairy I remember the first time…
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Local food takes the guilt out of guilty pleasures

Case Study: Red Cap Patisserie - By the Veggie Fairy Team When…
farm at red hill ginger turmeric

Ginger and turmeric

They're good for your health and this local family farm - By…
organic vs sustainable vs local

Organic vs sustainable vs local -- which is best?

Organic vs sustainable vs local -- which is best? - By the Seasonal…
Truly Scrumptious convenient local food

This artisan makes convenient local food

You won't find this "Truly Scrumptious" local food in the grocery…
grassfed beef harmony hill farm

Here's why grassfed beef is worth the money

Plus tips on how to cook it up -- it's different from grainfed…
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Welcome, Oberweis Dairy customers!

Everything you need to know to get started - By the Veggie Fairy…
rooted delights vegan mac and cheese

This local food beats food allergies 5 ways

No gluten. No tree nuts. No soy. No dairy. No eggs. Pure comfort. -…
Birdies Pimento Cheese healthy eating

Healthy eating starts with local pimento cheese. Seriously!

With pimento cheese, even picky eaters eat their veggies - By…
my empanada busy family meals

Empanadas make busy family meals easy

And eating together is so good for families! - By the Veggie…
salsas don sebastian local salsas

Authentic local salsa made in Virginia

What a happy zingy way to eat your veggies! - By the Veggie…
how to cook greens

How to cook greens

'Tis the season for greens! - Written by Margo L, veggie fairy…
kale recipes

These kale recipes make kids love kale

The right kale recipes made me, a grown woman, love kale, too! -…
eat local deer run farm

Eat local and you're eating the results of local weather

Hey, where did all the local green beans go?! - By the Veggie…
legacy roasting fair trade coffee

Virginia fair trade coffee roasters

Legacy Roasting brews up coffee with a conscience - By the Veggie…
unmoo plant-based cheese lactose-free

This plant-based cheese & butter is delish... and lactose-free!

You don't have to be lactose intolerant or vegan to love Unmoo -…
reuse Halloween pumpkins

5 ways to reuse Halloween pumpkins

Don't throw away those Halloween pumpkins - they can still dish…
kids eat veggies local food

7 ways I help my kids eat veggies (and fruits)

Ordering them to eat their veggies isn't one of them!!! - By…

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