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Siena Farms Kids’ Share 2016, Week 5: Peppers, Peppers, Peppers!

Who knew there were so many types of peppers! This week’s share was filled with all different shapes, sizes, and colors of peppers: Ripe Bell Peppers, Lunch Box Peppers, Shishito Peppers, and Jalapeno Peppers. Additionally, the share included Peter Wilcox Potatoes, Green Oakleaf Lettuce, and Garlic. This week’s surprise was a bag of fresh soil with a small pot and some basil seeds.

Cooking with Allergies by Lily Stewart

Have you ever had any kind of allergy? Well today I'll be talking about my allergy and how to cook with an allergy. Lots of people have allergies when seasons change, but my allergy is a bit different. I have an allergy to gluten, which is an allergy to wheat. Wheat is in bread, bagels, cereal, and even in canned soup. You may have heard of gluten free, nut free, dairy free, etc. Those are all allergies! Cooking and living with an allergy challenging. Cooking gluten free is way different then cooking normally.