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Alexandria is the Content Editor at Common Market. With a bachelor’s degree in English, a master’s degree in Communication, and a passion for food, community, and a healthy lifestyle, she strives to share fun and meaningful stories with readers while encouraging them to make healthy changes.

Frederick County’s Neighborhood Green Program

Frederick County’s Neighborhood Green program gives many area homeowners a clear path to control storm water flowing off of their properties. Neighborhood Green is a county-managed conservation program that is funded through grants originating outside of the county. The focus of the program is to help homeowners complete and afford small-scale Best Management Practices (BMPs)... Read More

Pick Your Favorite Paleo Flour

Navigating trends can be a challenge, especially within the realm of gluten-free baking. Enter these new grain-free contenders to surprise and delight Paleo and gluten-free bakers with a shift towards health and taste. Paleo lovers, welcome to the next generation of gluten-free, grain-free baking! What is Cassava Flour? Cassava is a starchy root vegetable used... Read More

Ringside With GMOs

Since the end of June, the status of GMO labeling has been gripped in a slow-moving (but now quickening) boxing match. The adversaries: In the green corner, we have “the Labelers” – the roughly 90% of Americans (according to a poll conducted for ABCNEWS.com) who want clear, mandatory disclosure on foods that contain genetically modified... Read More