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How to Master Your Local Farmers Market

“If you’re new to the farmers market scene, it can certainly be a bit overwhelming. Luckily, I consider myself a seasoned pro when it comes to buying local, seasonal fruits and veggies. So before you grab your reusable grocery bag and send yourself off into the sea of produce, here are a few tips and tricks to keep in mind…”

Meditation Transforms Roughest San Francisco schools

Meditation Transforms Roughest San Francisco schools

Barry Zito, David Lynch, Russell Brand meditate with students during Quiet Time at Burton High. Photo: The Chronicle

Schools in SF that adopted a mandatory ‘Quiet Time’ (“Twice daily, a gong sounds in the classroom and rowdy adolescents, who normally can’t sit still for 10 seconds, shut their eyes and try to clear their minds”) saw dramatic changes in everything: grades improved, suspensions fell, crimes reduced, children were happier.. all that good stuff we already know and society is starting to understand.

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