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Farmers market in Hoorat Al Aali - during summer months

Posted by Jameela Mohanna on August 15, 2018 at 7:25 AM Comments comments (1)

Locally grown food tastes and looks better.

The crops are picked at their peak, and farmstead products like cheeses and are hand-crafted for best flavor.

Why is buying local so important?

Eating local means more money stays within your community. Every dinar spent generates twice as much income for the local economy.

Local produce is fresher and tastes better becau...

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Heya Beya plastic pots meneace

Posted by Jameela Mohanna on August 8, 2018 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Heya Beya, who is cleaning up the plastic pots? Yet again lazy traders will be  causing pollution and should be held responsible for the act.

We celebrate with our children and grandchildren each year the sacrifice of Heya Beya and as the children don’t grow them we should make it a point to buy only those in palm-frond baskets.

Unfortunately, the past few years I saw many people with their children carrying pl...

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Rebuttal to Bahraini Municipalities on incinerating our municipal waste

Posted by Jameela Mohanna on January 6, 2018 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (0)

My letter was published today in the Gulf daily News 6th January 2018

This is a rebuttal to your article ‘Renewable energy plans on track’ (GDN, December 29). Absolutely no to waste-to-energy facilities in Bahrain! Why? (original article below)

Myth 1: Waste incineration is a source of renewable energy.

Fact: Municipal waste is non-renewable, consisting of dis...

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