Vista Farmers Market grows into vortex of sustainability 
Dec10

Vista Farmers Market grows into vortex of sustainability 

The City of Vista’s Farmer’s Market is one of the longest running markets in the county. “Yep, I’ve been here from 1986,” said Madeline Maciel one of the founders of Maciel Farms in Bonsall.   The unique market requires the seller certify all farmer’s crops homegrown. All artisans and crafters products also have to be hand made.  This creates not only a more genuine vibe but also a truly connected community where the buyer and...

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Fat acceptance: an excuse for poor health
Dec03

Fat acceptance: an excuse for poor health

The obesity epidemic around the world is not only gaining weight, but traction thanks to a social justice phenomenon called “The Fat Acceptance Movement.”   Fat acceptance is a phrase used by many who wish to normalize the otherwise abhorrent state of being the medical field calls obesity.  For some, it’s morbid; however fat acceptance advocates don’t wish to acknowledge the health risks that arise by being fat. In fact, the National...

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You don’t need a child to wear dad shoes

Once upon a time during the Spring 2018 New York Fashion Week, the ‘ugly’ dad sneaker trend was born.   Designers such as Gucci and Balenciaga have recently popularized the dad shoe trend, and big-name celebrities and models have joined the bandwagon. These designers manga read to hyper brand these shoes, creating a trend that is seeping into every corner of the fashion world.   The prices for the designer shoes range from $500-$2,000...

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North county taking donations to help others during the holiday season
Nov26

North county taking donations to help others during the holiday season

Story written by Lesli Ratto  The holidays have arrived, what better way to get into the holiday spirit then charity.  A child’s day will be brighten at least for one day, because of your generosity to give others.  North county of San Diego has a variety of charity for donations for this holiday season. Below are three charities in which to contribute to this christmas!   1.     Marine Toy for tots Foundation; a program created...

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Cage-free eggs are not cruelty free
Nov05

Cage-free eggs are not cruelty free

Written by Ashley Romero When you read “cage-free” you probably picture chickens roaming free through green pastures in the sun. That is not the case. Proposition 2 prohibits farm animals from being confined to the point where they cannot turn around, fully extend their limbs while standing, or lie down. However, farms have found a loophole around this proposition allowing them to inhumanely raise these chickens. Rather than piling...

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Black cats aren’t only for witches
Oct17

Black cats aren’t only for witches

Black cats have played a huge role in mythology for centuries. In the middle ages, they were believed to be a spirit or demon to serve a witch as a companion. In the 16th century, it was believed that someone who has fallen ill will die if a black cat sits on their bed. And today, it is considered mildly unlucky for a black cat to cross your path. While black cats are considered unlucky today, they continue to be a symbol of Halloween...

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