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Gathering Berries by Aleria Jensen

Gathering Berries by Aleria Jensen Published in the September/October 2007 issue of Orion magazine I KNEEL IN THE MUSKEG, bucket between my legs, cushion of sphagnum moss crimson beneath my rubber boots. My fingers follow an old pattern: pluck, twist, plop into the bucket. Among the browning skunk cabbage beneath the jack pines, clusters of …

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The Benefits of Berries

The Benefits of Berries They’re loaded with fiber, which helps you feel full (and eat less). And they top the charts in antioxidant power, protecting your body against inflammation and free radicals, molecules that can damage cells and organs. A recent study even showed that one-half to one cup of mixed berries a day improved …

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Rhy Berries

Rye berries grow as a grass closely related to wheat and barley. Until about 400 BC this grass was considered a weed. Wheat and barley were the preferred grains and rye berries were ignored by all but the wandering four-legged animals who had an eye for good nutrition. Until recent interest in rye berries because …

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Sunny Ridge

Welcome to SunnyRidge! You could say we’re a company that is always growing, but go beneath the surface and you will see that it goes ‘beyond the berries’ to a company culture fertile in fresh thinking. We know that the old way of doing things is no longer the only way. Yet we still make …

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Goji Berries

It is believed that goji berries were discovered by a doctor during a study of a group of people living deep in the Himalayan mountains.  This society was known for its good health.  In fact, many of the residents lived well into their hundreds with few health problems.  Many didn’t even suffer from grey hair.  …

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The Berry Botanic Garden

Advancing the Art and Science of Banking Seeds In 1983 The Berry Botanic Garden conceived of and built the first seed bank for rare and endangered plants in the USA. The BBG’s conservation program, which operates the seed bank, is known nationally for its expertise in plant conservation methods that involve banking seeds for research and …

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Wendell Berry

WENDELL BERRY was born in Henry County, Kentucky, in 1934. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky in 1956 and continued on to complete a master’s degree in 1957. In 1958, he received a Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University. Berry has taught at Stanford University, Georgetown College, New York University, the …

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Robert Berry

Robert Berry – Grammy nominated recording artist, song writer, producer and performing musician. From his breakthrough work with Bay Area stalwarts, Hush, to his dramatic leap to international renowned with ´3´ featuring Keith Emerson & Carl Palmer, to his performances with the legendary Ambrosia, combined with his long running project – Alliance, with members of …

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Beachbum Berry

One of Imbibe magazine’s “25 Most Influential Cocktail Personalities of the Past Century,” Jeff “Beachbum” Berry is the author of five books on vintage Tiki drinks and cuisine, which Los Angeles magazine has called “the keys to the tropical kingdom.”  He’s been profiled in the New York Times, Wine Enthusiast magazine, Salon.com, the New Orleans …

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Steve Berry

Cover of The Paris Vendetta: A Novel I must say that Solmaz Hafezi is a HUGE fan of  Steve Berry is the New York Times bestselling author of the Cotton Malone series featuring The Jefferson Key, The Emperor’s Tomb, The Paris Vendetta, The Charlemagne Pursuit, The Venetian Betrayal, The Alexandria Link, and The Templar Legacy. …

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