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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.


“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.” ― Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution In this story of a farm, we offer a picture of a “blended family.” In this case, it is a union of not just two, but three entities whose combined... Read More

Build Your Natural First Aid Kit

Despite our best efforts, there will bumps, bruises, cuts and stings in life. When injuries or illnesses are not life threatening, they can often be addressed with natural remedies that do not interfere with the body’s immune responses. Here are just a few basic remedies to start with. As with any substance, consult a physician... Read More

A Better Choice Bakery

Beth Johnson bakes for love, she bakes for a living, and she will bake for you — no matter what your dietary restrictions are. Beth is the sole owner, baker, packer, and delivery person for A Better Choice Bakery in Brunswick, Maryland, where she makes gluten-free, dairy-fee baked goods. With an arsenal of alternative ingredients... Read More