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Young Heroes

by Elizabeth Ammirato The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from all across North America. Established in 2001 by author T.A. Barron, the Barron Prize annually honors a diverse group of 25 outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive impact on people or the environment.  Fifteen top winners each receive $10,000 to support their service work or higher education. For more information, visit http://www.barronprize.org Here are some recent winners of the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes: Alex Mancevski, age 17, of Austin, Texas founded a non-profit working to ...
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Buying Produce In-Season- How to find A Farmer’s Market Near you!

by SNAP-ED Choosing fruits and vegetables that are in season is a great way to stretch food dollars. In general, locally and regionally grown produce is less expensive than produce from out of state. Food that doesn’t have to travel long distances may retain quality longer. Out of season fresh fruits and vegetables may cost more due to transportation and storage requirements. The freshest, in-season food can best be found at your local farmer’s markets. There are many benefits to buying fresh, nutritious, delicious and locally grown foods at a farmer’s market. Here are some of the benefits: The produce ...
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Woodstock Nation

by Miguel Balbuena Nowadays the media are constantly reminding us about the Woodstock Music & Art Fair, which took place half a century ago between Aug. 15 and 18. The Woodstock festival had a cosmological underpinning in that it was one of the landmark expressions of the dawning of the Age of Aquarius, one of whose preceding manifestations was the rock musical "Hair." "Hair" debuted in New York City in October 1967. It featured prominently the song "Aquarius," which was subsequently sold in three ways: as a recording by the Broadway cast, known as the Tribe; as a single, performed ...
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