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CSA programs work for farmer, customer (access required)


For many, community-supported agriculture programs are an effective route to eating healthier meals, offering fresh food sourced from local farms. However, these programs prove to be equally effective for the farms themselves, according to Cindy Christ. “It sometimes makes the ...

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Anne Francis (access required)

Anne Francis

With more than four decades of experience as a pediatrician, Anne Francis, M.D., has impacted the lives of thousands of children throughout the community. Although she recently retired, she continues to advocate strongly for children. As a longtime physician at ...

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Ruth Benjamin (access required)

Ruth Benjamin

When their special-needs daughter, Janet, began losing her capabilities, Richard and Forrestine McNeary were fortunate to be introduced to Ruth Benjamin, a nurse and the director of health management and research at Heritage Christian Services in Rochester. Benjamin helped the ...

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