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Smart Meters in the Home

Smart Meters in the Home

Usually we talk about food, but today we are heading outside the kitchen. In our case we are just headed right outside our kitchen to our utility’s smart meter installed on the side of our home. These meters send wireless communication between each other to let the power company know how much power we are […]

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How to Cook Quinoa

How to Cook Quinoa

It’s good to keep in mind that sometimes, when things sound complex, complicated or tough, it may just be because they are new. This quick “How to Cook Quinoa” video shows just how easy it can be to cook healthy, fast food. Enjoy your quinoa!

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Live Oak Farmers Market

Live Oak Farmers Market

By Calvin Men Originally posted at LocalSantaCruz.com Live Oak market brings energy without the large crowds Locals know the Live Oak Farmers Market as a neighborhood staple. Organizers know it as one of the largest and oldest in its lineup. Santa Cruz Community Farmers’ Market started the Live Oak location in 2000. Surrounded by residential […]

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Aptos Farmers Market

Aptos Farmers Market at Cabrillo College

By Calvin Men Originally posted at: Local Santa Cruz The Aptos Farmers Market is pushing past middle-age into its golden years. At 41 years old, the market holds the title as the longest running farmers market in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties. Far from the hub of downtown Santa Cruz and the culture of Watsonville, […]

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