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Putting purslane on the menu

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

purslane2.jpgMany would consider purslane an invasive weed, but in much of Europe you can buy it at the grocery store! Greg Osowski explains where to find it. The wild edible educator frequently gives workshops at the Atlantic Wildlife Institute.

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Link between stomach bacteria and mental health?

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As the belly goes, so goes the brain. That's according to a growing body of evidence that says gut bacteria can have a serious impact on our minds as well as our metabolism. Microbiologist Jason Tetro explains.

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Tidal Art at Fundy

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tidalart.jpgVisitors to Fundy National Park get to make some amazing art on the beach with local artist Karin Bach and interpreter Anna Holdaway! They describe one of the longest running programs at the park.

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Backyard bird behaviour

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brownthrasher.jpgAlain Clavette talks about some interesting bird behaviour you may see at your feeders, he adds a bird to his backyard list and he talks about some of the shorebirds that started arriving this week. (Photo: Alain Clavette's Brown Thrasher)

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Morgentaler clinic closes

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The last procedures were performed at Fredericton's Morgentaler Clinic while about 75 people marched to the legislature to demand better access to abortion services. The CBC's Jacques Poitras has the story.

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Garlic scapes!

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

garlicscapes.jpgJoanne Venart and Paul Breau of Gagetown Garlic have about 30,000 garlic plants on their farm - and that's a lot of scapes! Joanne explains how she uses them for pesto, jelly and just about everything! (Photo: Gagetown Garlic)

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Dunn meets Dion

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photo 2.JPGMoncton-native Richard Dunn was invited to meet Celine Dion in Las Vegas after his lip sync video to her version of All By Myself shot alone in an airport went viral. He took the whole family! (Check out the video here)

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Edge of East

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Actor, filmmaker and sometime host of Shift Jackie Torrens talks about her new documentary about the odder-side of living on the east coast.

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Meier at the Tour de France

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We check in with Sussex-area cyclist Christian Meier at his first Tour de France! He's one of just two Canadians competing this year.

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Historic church on the auction block

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hampstead.JPGThe Central Hampstead Baptist Church was built in Canada's Confederation year, 1867. Bob Johnson says the dwindling membership made the difficult decision to sell the church when it became clear it was just too much to maintain. (Photo: Kevin Bond Auctions)

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