Category Archives: Food for Thought

How I Feel About Organics - ToriAvey.com

How I Feel About Organics

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In my grandpa’s garden. I’m coming out of the organic closet. Since starting my blog, I have tried to remain fairly neutral on the subject of organic food. I mention my preference for organic produce here and there, but I’ve never felt like I should force my views on others. After all, organic food can …

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Emma Lazarus

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In honor of our upcoming Independence Day weekend, I’d like to share with you a piece of writing by Jewish poet Emma Lazarus (1849-1887). Her poem “The New Colossus” is engraved on the Statue of Liberty, which became the symbol of hope for millions of American immigrants who sailed by her on their way to …

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