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February 20, 2013

Back to nature

‘Organically Speaking’ set for today

Athens — Former TV news meteorologist Rebecca Miller will be the featured speaker during Keep Athens Beautiful’s  “Organically Speaking” event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Cain Center.

Miller, a Master Gardner who co-hosts “Living Naturally First” on WBAP radio, will be offering information regarding the benefit of living organically.

In addition to her speaking engagement on Thursday, Miller will host a mini-workshop on organic gardening during the KAB Home and Garden Show on Saturday.

Tickets for “Organically Speaking” can be  purchased for $25. Call the KAB to purchase tickets.

Chef Amanda Love of Austin will prepare an organic dinner for those who attend.

Love, also known as the Barefoot Chef, says she teaches families, farmers and freedom-seeking food lovers how to reclaim the power of simple, nourishing cooking that leads to happier and more harmonious lives.

Love is a natural-foods chef and nutrition educator who passionately shares her love of cooking, and healing with nourishing foods.

She emphasizes eating fresh, local, seasonal, organic and nutrient-rich food, and teaches people how to easily integrate these kinds of foods into their everyday diet to obtain and maintain optimal health.

Sponsors for Organically Speaking are   Cole Air Conditioning, First State Bank, Prosperity Bank, Merry Gardens, Serenity Baking Company and Holiday Inn Express.

Serenity Baking Company and local chef and baker Sharon Locke is providing the bread for the dinner.

For more information, contact Keep Athens Beautiful at 903-675-7961.

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