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Food For Thought: Planting Garlic (or buying local)!


  Did you know 73% of the garlic consumed in the US is imported from China? (according to Garlic is part of the Allium family - as in leeks, onions and shallots. I buy garlic at my local natural foods store because it's locally grown and the freshest I can find. When in Portland, my sister in law gave me these hardnecks she had just bought at a local garlic festival. In NorCal I'll have to wait until the weather gets cooler, before the first plant. One...

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