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The Origin of Coffee

There is no real evidence to show exactly when, or how it was first discovered that a stimulating brew could be made from the coffee bean (seed). The stories remain as Middle Eastern legends and myths. The most popular legend tells about an Ethiopian goat herder from the province of Kaffa who was amazed by the lively behaviour of his goats after they had chewed red coffee berries. Continue reading…

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s “Gutsy Walk” raises over 3 million Dollars

On Sunday June 8th, nearly 15,000 participants walked together across 59 Canadian communities raising funds towards a future without Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The  GUTSY WALK, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s largest single day fundraiser raised $3,004,624 to advance medical research Continue reading…