Vegetarian Wedding Guest Served Cold Mushroom, Sparks Online Discussion

A wedding is one of the most important days in any married person’s life, but for the guests it’s all about the free food.

Okay, that isn’t strictly true, but overindulging in a room full of merry people is one of the clear benefits of attending such an event.

However, on a rare occasion we can feel let down by the edible offerings that come after the ceremony, and one vegetarian woman recently took to Mumsnet to air her disappointment at the meat-free option at an expensive wedding.

Writing on the forum-led website on September 6, a poster by the

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Coffee shops face shortages of labor, cups, rising coffee prices

Frank Genovese, owner of Ohio Roasting Co. in Jackson Township, makes an espresso while testing out his coffee blends for the shop's opening in the near future. Coffee-makers have seen bean prices climb in the past year.

With frost in Brazil disrupting coffee bean production, the price of Arabica coffee beans surged by more than 40% in the past year to more than $2 a pound — a level last experienced in 2014.

The price this month retreated to about $1.91 a pound.

But a couple of local coffee shop owners say the climbing bean prices haven’t affected their businesses as much as increases in shipping costs, shortage of packaging materials, lack of workers and scarcity of plastic cups.

Andrew Keim, the owner of Pioneer Collective Coffee in Massillon and Dalton, said the cost to ship coffee

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Recipe: Let Espresso & Date Smoothie or Java Green Smoothie be your sworn BFF | Health

Is it just us or do smoothies really reset our body back to factory settings? Smoothies are a gift from heaven that come in different flavours and if you too feel the same, we have good news for you!

To kickstart a long weekend, we dug up two smoothie recipes that are similar to the chilly treats at cafes but with a healthy twist and will give you energy for the day ahead. If smoothies are your go-to drinks, try these recipes of Espresso & Date Smoothie or Java Green Smoothie and let them be your sworn BFFs.

1. Espresso

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Growing From the Heart promotes healthy food, sharing

HANCOCK, Mich. (AP) — Dr. Michelle Seguin of the Portage Health Foundation has banded together with other like-minded health food lovers to share that love with the community by forming a group called Growing From the Heart.

“In 2020, right when the pandemic started, we developed a program that was kind of modeled off the nationwide program called Plant a Row for the Hungry, which encourages people to plant literally an extra row in their garden to donate to food pantries,” Seguin said.

Growing From the Heart began as a mission to donate home grown produce to those in need

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