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Breathe Yoga and Meditation Center Breathing Generosity into the Community

Breathe Yoga and Meditation Center, led by instructors Joanne Keane and Lisa Corbett, offered free yoga classes to the public in the month of May in recognition of mental health awareness. Due to the overwhelming response they received they have extended that opportunity. “Our mental health is so important. An individual’s psychological well-being is directly …

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Sharing Labors of Love from the Pantry – UFTE Volunteers 

Up From the Earth applauds our community’s efforts on many levels to increase local food security.  This trilogy of personal experiences and perspectives covers the growers (last issue), with this issue focusing on Pantry Volunteering as another level.  Blessed to be a Blessing by Janet Gross The Holy Family Food Pantry at First Lutheran Church …

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Amazing Volunteers Increase Food Security Locally

As another growing season draws to a close, responsible stewards of the soil take stock of their harvest’s bounty. Was it a good year? Was it successful?  How do we decide what criteria to use to answer these questions? Many uncontrollable factors are responsible for determining the final answers.  Moisture? Enough? Too much?  Temperature? Too …

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Developing Leaders for Future Generations Through 4-H

The nation’s largest youth development organization, 4-H, celebrated more than 100 years of positive accomplishments for youth, families, volunteers, alumni, and donors during National 4-H Week (October 3rd-9th). In the United States, 4-H programs empower six million young people through 110 land-grant universities and Cooperative Extensions in more than 3,000 local offices, serving every county …

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