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Author Archive | Valerie Jarvie

EDIBLE ENTERPRISES: To Market, To Market

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Photography by Hoyoung Lee

“You should sell this!” If you’re the darling of the bake sale, the gift-giver who frequently hears this compliment, you may be hearing the siren song of selling your specialty. In the last several years, legislation enacted in Texas (i.e.…

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RAINBOW ON A PLATE

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Photography by Melinda Ortley

Do you think the phrase “kid’s meal” automatically translates to chicken nuggets and fries?

Think again. There’s a classroom of second-graders at Alex Sanger Elementary School in East Dallas who want fresh vegetables and fruit on their plates—preferably in a rainbow of colors!…

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Growing Gourmets

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 Photos by Karen McCullough

Adults who care about eating healthy know that children need healthy foods too. But how to nurture little taste buds to appreciate what’s good for them? Involve them in the process! Including a child in meal preparation is a great strategy to develop his or her interest in eating right.…

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