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The Health Benefits of Cherries

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Today, Organic Gurlz Gardens will be sharing information on “Why are Cherries Good for You?”

A little story of Cherries in General

Cherries from the organic Gurlz GardensWe at Organic Gurlz Gardens of Fort Wayne, Indiana like to know the history behind our Fruits we grow in our garden.

Cherries ruby red color and tangy taste won themselves a place on the tables of Roman conquerors, Greek citizens and Chinese noblemen. Cherries were brought to America by ship with early settlers in the 1600’s. Continue reading

What Are GMOs and Why You Should Avoid Them

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Beware of GMOs ~ Organic Gurlz Gardens Fort Wayne IndianaGE stands for Genetically Engineered (GE) and GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO).  Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) can be defined as organisms (i.e. plants, animals or microorganisms) in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally by mating and/or natural recombination. The technology is often called “modern biotechnology” or “gene technology”, sometimes also “recombinant DNA technology” or “genetic engineering.” It allows selected individual genes to be transferred from one organism into another, also between nonrelated species. Foods produced from, or using, GM organisms are often referred to as GM foods. Continue reading