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Leeks to me are very expensive. They can run $3-5 for one. But it is also very tasty. I credit one of my favorite authors for turning me on to this veggie. It’s perfect for people who want an onion flavor without the sharp onion taste and without the tears. They can be sliced opened, seasoned and grilled. I bought a small plant a few years ago and now its yielded these seeds/flowers. You plant them in Zone 7 at the beginning of September.

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A Leek Flower

I will chop off the flower which is made up of seeds and let them dry. I will cut them apart and put them in a big pot. They are kind of like potatoes in that you must keep adding dirt to the plants to make the bases wider and the plant taller. This one flower can save hundreds on the costs of buying these from a grocery store. And yours will be organic. 

Here is a great article on some other foods that you can grow from kitchen cuttings Click here to go to the article by Wake Up World

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I have been a little under the weather…not usually sick, but just wanted to let you know that I will be back up and posting on Feb 9, thanks!

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As a result of being on Oprah, the documentary Food Inc. is on sale for $9.99 at Amazon. It’s really a GREAT documentary. It helped to solidify my efforts in creating this blog. This offer ends on Friday at midnight. It also comes with a free digital download of the movie once you buy it as well.

Also she mentioned some great recipes in Alicia Silverstone called The Kind Diet.

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It’s free to subscribe and it contains information about organic living and manufacturer coupons as well. You’ll receive four free issues per year— January, April, July, and October. Here is the link to subscribe.

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Here is a great deal, probably the cheapest natural deodorant you can buy.

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