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Naomi Macharia Profile

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Spring onions, red cabbage, beet roots, potatoes, green peas, leeks, spinach, onions, artichoke and carrots are some of the products that Naomi sells at the organic farmers market. She owns a four-acre farm in Nyakainu and other areas around Naivasha too. She has been participating in the organic farmers market for over five years now. She learnt about organic farming from the Kenya Institute of Organic Farming, (KIOF). Since being taught about organic and learning the benefits of organic, she decided to shift to organic farming.

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Carrot Soup With Ginger Recipe

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The most nourishing foods at times are those that are simple and quite easy to make. This carrot soup with ginger is just that.

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups of vegetable stock
  • 1 Pound carrot finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 Yellow onion finely chopped
  • 2 Teaspoon minced ginger
  • 2 Cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon of finely chopped chives

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Is Organic Food Expensive?

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“Organic food is expensive” is one of the excuses that most people give when asked why they don’t eat organic food. But how much do you value your life? How much is your health worth to you? While researching about this article, I read about a farmer who always responded to people who always complained about the high price of organic foods by asking them “Have you priced cancer lately?” Continue reading