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Taking the Common Core standards outside.

More on Food Preservation

More on Food Preservation

Just the week before last I wrote about a food preservation curriculum the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom is creating. Last weekend my daughter and I ran into women from the University of California Master Food Preserver Program at the Elk Grove Pumpkin Festival. I haven’t thought about preserving food this much since […]

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Turning Food into Art

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Turning Food into Art

We ran into Chef Ray L. Duey at the Multicultural Festival in Elk GrovGrove, California this past weekend and spent several minutes at the Kaiser-Permanente booth mesmerized by his artwork with fruits and vegetables. Chef Ray, of Lodi, Calif., has won awards for his work, been to the White House, and competed on the Food Network. […]

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