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The 'Permaculture' movement

In the past 10 years, it has become “cool” and “hip” to care about our planet. Almost every store has at least a dozen items promoting their sustainability or earth-friendly packaging model. Many generations before us cared deeply about the health of our planet, and once again, we are seeing a resurgence in the importance […]

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Breaking tradition

After apple pie, what is more American than pecan pie? It originated from the French settlers in New Orleans after they were introduced to pecans by the Native Americans. It is a sweet treat, and I absolutely love it. I actually find myself in good company, sharing my love for pecan pie with the honorable […]

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The baker and the bread maker

Heather Rockwood is a food science senior and Mustang Daily food columnist. January is a time for fresh beginnings and new resolutions. Across the nation people are excited to jump start the new year with a healthier lifestyle, at least until Jan. 27, when the excitement no longer outweighs the effort to accomplish such a […]

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Focus foods

The new year has debuted, and along with it, a new quarter at Cal Poly is beginning. After such a long (and I am sure relaxing) break it can be a little arduous getting back into the swing of things at school. This week, as you ease back into classes or perhaps crash a few, […]