I just returned from the All Things Organic trade show and expo in Chicago, with so much I want to learn, talk, and write about. I also returned with a wicked case of food poisoning, so I'm postponing most of the above talking, learning, and writing until I feel better. Such exciting things are happening in the "organic world" these days, though, and the show was quite inspiring.
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