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    Gathering Together Farm and Seasonal Cilantro

    By Halla Byer, MScN Intern

    In this week’s delivery, you’ll see some menu items featuring cilantro and some FUN FACTS about cilantro, but we also want to shine a spotlight on our local source!

    Gathering Together Farm, located in Philomath, Oregon, is committed to organic farming. They have a CSA service, restaurant, and store on site to help make quality produce available to the public in many different ways! They even sell products in their store from other local farmers to do their part to support a sustainable agricultural community in Oregon!  Now that’s a community we can get on board with!

    Many lifestyle-related conditions like heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes, have similar root causes in poor food choices and low physical activity levels. The signs and symptoms of these disorders are often overlapping, so when we find a food like cilantro that helps prevent or reverse all of them from different angles, we’re going to use it!

    And we’re going to use the best source we can find! We thank Gathering Together Farm for supporting Farm to Fit and our mission to provide healthy, local, organic foods to our community!

     

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