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Winnipeg Free Press - Section G - - BOOKS -

“I have two books on the go. The Bo­real Herbal by Bev­erly Gray is an ex­cel­lent re­source for learn­ing about lo­cal wild eed­i­bles and how to pre­pare them. I’ve made a few in­ter­est­ing teas and salves as a re­sult. And at bed time, I’m read­ing The Help, Kathryn Stock­ett’s thought-pro­vok­ing novel about black maids and white housewives in 1960s Mis­sis­sippi. It’s a good read but it’s also dis­com­fit­ing. It makes me won­der what are we do­ing to­day that we’ll look back on and won­der, “What were we think­ing!?” Winnipeg home econ­o­mist, founder of Fruit Share and au­thor of the Prairie Fruit Cook­book.

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