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The Market at Pepper Place’s farmers offer CSA delivery year-round.

By Jan Walsh 

Photography by Beau Gustafson
 

I spend most Saturday mornings at The Market at Pepper Place. I know whose products are Non-GMO and chemical free, even if they are not certified organic, which I much prefer. And among them, I also know who has the best heirloom tomatoes, blueberries, watermelons, lettuces, etc. Having talked with these farmers for 17 years, and having researched and written about them and their products in this column for three years, I have gotten to know some of them well.

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Order wild caught, pasture raised, and from organic purveyors.

By Jan Walsh  

I don’t do fast food or eat out at places that are laden with GMOs. But even in locally owned, chef driven restaurants, I have found GMOs in the most unexpected places. And much like food packages that do not label GMOs, restaurants are not going to brag about them on their menus either. 

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Prebiotics kill bad and grow good gut bacteria.

By Jan Walsh 

Hippocrates, the ancient Greek physician and "Father of Modern Medicine," once famously said: "All disease begins in the gut." Recent advances in medical technology are finally proving this truth. For the past 20 years, scientists have been studying the "environment" inside the human digestive system, known as the "microbiome." 

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Does your wine offer hints of glyphosate and sulfites?

By Jan Walsh

Credit to The International Wine & Food Society


Mankind has been making wine for more than 8,000 years. Yet only in the last 150 years have we made it with chemicals, herbicides, and pesticides. Fortunately, man has not made genetically modified (GMO) wine grapes—yet. But many conventional wine growers use a lot of chemicals, pesticides, and herbicides on and around their vines. And among them is glyphosate, a weed killer, which the World Health Organization named a likely carcinogen in 2016.

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America’s most popular beverage is unexpectedly complex.

By Jan Walsh 

Photography by Beau Gustafson

I grew up drinking water from the tap. I also drank from the water hose on a hot, summer day. But I no longer drink tap water because I do not know what is in it. 


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