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Food – our modern obsession

This month features recipes for healthy and delicious dishes – radish kefir soup and radish and pine nut salad as well as frittata with vegetables and cheese. Enjoy!

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Someone’s in the kitchen with Wendy

There’s a fabulous cooking “school” run by a lovely lady who tantalizes the palates of others deep in the hidden terraces of the Glebe, unknown to most Glebites. Wendy Myers knows about food. She has a large fridge with a freezer in her kitchen, a large freezer in an adjacent room and another large fridge close by.

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Local food partners

As “keepers of the seed,” Shelley and Tony Spruit of Against The Grain Farms (www.againstthegrainfarms.ca) in Winchester are gathering non-modified heritage seeds from around the world. They are located just one hour south of Ottawa and are local pioneers working at the leading edge of heritage grain growing and seed restoration.

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Open house with Bhat Boy

Clyde Sanger, journalist, author and poet, has moved from his Glebe home to a retirement residence across the bridge, and has great fun with friend and artist Bhat Boy at its recent open house.

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Lyme disease and you

I decided to write an article about Lyme disease in humans, to build on an article written in a recent Glebe Report by Dr. Michael Mossop on Lyme disease in our pets. Lyme disease is indeed something to watch out for this summer as it is on the rise in Ontario.

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Glebe students pay tribute to war dead

“The 48 of St. Matthew’s” are the 16 men from St. Matthew’s church killed in the Great War as well as the 32 men killed in action during the Second World War. To commemorate the memories of these men, students of Glebe Collegiate Institute’s Grade 12 Communications Technology class have created a commemorative print.

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Glebe and change – how are we doing?

While changes come to the Glebe, residents and community members are asking the tough question of whether the Glebe’s culture will be preserved. The traditional, heritage-style character appeals to many who move into the area or who already live there.

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Ottawa Centre candidates in the June 7 provincial election

A provincial election will be held on Thursday, June 7. Go to www.elections.on.ca for information on the upcoming election, how and where to vote, etc. Here are statements from the candidates running (six at time of press) to become the Member of Provincial Parliament for Ottawa Centre.

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