The King Of Mushrooms
Top 5 Reasons To Eat Turnip Greens
Packed full of flavor and with an impressive nutrition profile to boot, King Oyster Mushrooms should be a welcomed addition to a healthy nutrition regime.
Very good source of riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, potassium, copper, and dietary fiber
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They may be a Southern Classic, but there are more reasons to eat Turnip Greens than just the great taste!
1. High Source of Antioxidants
Turnip greens nutrition is especially of interest to disease specialists because of the vast antioxidants present within the plant’s leaves. Numerous studies show that diets high in antioxidants from fresh vegetables help to fight against a number of illnesses.
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1.) Choose a Fun Venue!
Be sure to research and book a venue that is fun and different from what they are used to on a daily basis. These are typically difficult to find, especially when dealing with large groups of people, so you want to be sure to try and book in advance. If your company is in an office building, try booking something outdoors and give your team a breath of fresh air. There are venues available that will allow you to get away from the hustle and bustle of downtown, but will also provide spaces for you to meet, host strategic planning sessions, and give presentations. Giving everyone a break from their everyday routine, will help encourage creativity, motivation, and increase morale.
The Benefits Of Kale
Everyone knows Mother's Day is the day to shower your mom with affection (and maybe take her out for a nice meal at The Old School Nashville). Here are a few facts and stats about Mother's Day that might surprise you
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1. The Kale superfood craze may seem like a modern sensation, but the crop itself is at least 2,000 years old. Ancient Greeks grew Kale, writings from the pre-Christian Roman Empire mention kale-like cabbages, and the earliest American record is dated 1669.
2. One cup of kale has three times as many calories as lettuce, but it is simultaneously higher in fiber and can have up to six times as much calcium.
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Creativity, motivation and productivity are the most important elements to have in a work place environment. Companies want to be able to feed off of colleagues, grow, and inspire. One great way to motivate your team is to effectively manage offsite meetings.
Health & Herbs
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1.Keep you active: Dogs are naturally high-energy companions and love to play and exercise. As a result, dog owners are often inspired toward an active lifestyle to satisfy their dog’s needs. Research conducted by the American Heart Association revealed that dog owners were 54 percent more likely to get the recommended amount of exercise than non-dog owners.
The Benefits of Composting for the Home Garden
Herbs are valuable is so many ways. They can be used as aromatics, as ingredients, and as medicine. Growing a variety of herbs in your garden will improve your life exponentially. Plus, they're quite easy to grow which makes them a breeze to add to your indoor or outdoor garden. These three we recommend for any garden, large or small.
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A garden absolutely loves having compost added to it for extra nutrients and better soil health. Compost enriches the soil, suppresses plant diseases, assists in retaining water, and encourages beneficial fungi and bacteria. When you add compost to your garden, your vegetables and flowers rejoice. And you will too when you see the happy, robust plants and hefty harvests.
Let it RAIN!
1.The first St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the United States was held in Boston (1737).
2.Shamrocks are the national flower/emblem of Ireland.
3.The color of St. Patrick’s Day was originally blue.
Wearing green has become a staple of St. Patrick’s Day, but the holiday was originally associated with the color blue. It’s thought that the shift to green happened because of Ireland’s nickname “The Emerald Isle,” the green in the Irish flag and the shamrock, or clover. Green ribbons and shamrocks were worn as early as the 17th century
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No one ever wants to say it. In fact, I actually spell it out instead of saying it out loud when I’m speaking with a client. “What happens in case it was to R-A-I-N?” The fact of the matter is, whether you are hosting an inside or an outside event, rain can tend to throw a kink into things. In fact, you should always prepare yourself and wrap your mind around the idea that it may not go exactly the way you always pictured. The good news is, most of the time, it goes even better. And I’ve always heard it’s good luck to have a little rain on your wedding day ;)
Say 'No' to Fast Food and 'Yes' to Slow Food
There is nothing quite like strolling out to the garden and harvesting fresh vegetables that you grew yourself. Vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh juicy snap peas, crunchy colorful carrots, and the freshest of herbs are just some of the wonderful things you can grow in a home garden.
Love In The Field
Good, clean and fair food for all. The mission of Slow Food is seemingly simple, but with implications that are anything but. The movement began in Italy almost 40 years ago when a popular fast food chain announced it was coming to town. Protests broke out rooted in fear for the future of Italy’s local food culture. But, in fittingly Italian fashion, protesters revolted holding large bowls of penne pasta instead of signs. They chanted, “We don’t want fast food … we want slow food!” Today, the Slow Food organization has chapters in more than 150 countries and a presence in almost every state in America.
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Love on a working farm is definitely the Nashville way, and when Sara + Brett decided to have their wedding at Old School Farm, their dream became a reality.
Do you know where your breakfast egg came from? How about the vegetables you had for lunch? Probably not, but you’re not alone.
Most people don’t know where their food came from and there’s a growing movement to change that. It goes under many names, like farm-to-table, farm-to-fork and sustainable eating, and it’s a social movement that promotes not only knowing where your food comes from, but acquiring it from local, sustainable sources.