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Your Favorite Apron and Kitchen Gear Companies Are Now Making Face Masks

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Update, October 6, 2020: This article was originally published on April 27, 2020, and recently updated to include more shoppable masks.





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The seamstresses at Tilit were already working from home when Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York put out a call on Twitter.

“On March 20, Cuomo had this call to action, saying that NYC was running out of PPE [personal protective equipment]. ‘Small businesses, small companies, get creative,’ was essentially what his Twitter message said, ‘and start helping out,’” says Jenny Goodman, chief operating officer of Tilit, which makes chef coats, aprons, and other “workwear” items for hospitality workers.

Within hours, the team settled on a no-brainer solution. As Goodman explains it, Alex McCrery, Tilit’s founder, happened to be in the office at that moment. “He cut a mask pattern and sewed a sample, and we were like, ‘Okay, let’s make masks.’”

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Yoshinoya Japanese Kitchen Rewards Team Members and Guests for Making Their Voice Heard During the 2020 Election

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Yoshinoya Japanese Kitchen Rewards Team Members and Guests for Making Their Voice Heard During the 2020 Election

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TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 5, 2020

Company will Offer FREE Donut Dippers on Election Day for Voters

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Yoshinoya Japanese Kitchen, known for its artisanal Japanese-inspired rice bowls, today announced it is empowering team members, and rewarding guests, who make their voice heard this election year. Specifically, the company is encouraging all employees to vote, by providing voter registration resources and an extra hour of pay for team members, which they encourage be used to educate themselves on the voting process, candidates and issues.

Along with team member support and incentives, the brand is also offering guests:

  • A free order of Donut Dippers with purchase of any bowl on Election Day, November 3rd, for any guest who shows their “I Voted” sticker in

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Garden Walk Buffalo making changes amid COVID-19 crisis

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Garden Walk Buffalo making changes amid COVID-19 crisis
How to get around America's largest Garden Walk

Posted at 2:03 PM, May 06, 2020

and last updated 2020-05-06 14:03:34-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Garden Walk Buffalo is making some major changes to its popular summertime walk due to the COVID-19 crisis.

On Wednesday, organizers announced on its website that Garden Walk Buffalo will become Buffalo Garden Views: Sharing in July, a “virtual garden month.” According to organizers, “each week will be filled with events that people can experience from home on social media, and when appropriate, in person”.

Here are just a few of the ideas in development.

  • Front Yard Garden Strolls
  • Gardener Interviews
  • Backyard Video Tours
  • Gardeners’ Photos and Videos
  • Live Garden Experts
  • Garden
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Veggie Gardens For Kids – Making A Children’s Vegetable Garden

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Children love nearly anything pertaining to the great outdoors. They love digging in the dirt, creating yummy treats, and playing in trees. Children are curious by nature, and there is no greater joy than that from a child who has cultivated plants from his or her own vegetable garden. Making a children’s vegetable garden is easy. Keep reading to learn how to make a vegetable garden for kids.

Children and Vegetable Gardens

Kids enjoy planting seeds, watching them sprout, and eventually harvesting what they have grown. Allowing children to become involved in the planning, caring, and harvesting of a garden not only gives parents a unique opportunity to spend time with their children, but it helps the kids develop an understanding of that which they are curious about – nature. Children also develop a sense of responsibility and pride in themselves, which can ultimately improve self-esteem.

One of the best

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Garden Making | Inspiring ideas and information for great home gardens

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Gardeners enjoy spending time in their own gardens, but we also love to visit other gardens, especially botanical gardens. We take inspiration from them, discover new plants and techniques, and enjoy the camaraderie of being with like-minded friends who might be with us.

Visits to public gardens aren’t possible now, at least not for several weeks, but a few organizations have created special virtual tours to help us keep in touch with these beautiful treasures. Here are a few online virtual tours to provide a respite from the news:

•  Five virtual garden tours, including a stunning tropical garden in Papaikou, Hawaii.

•  Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens are in this compilation of botanical gardens in the U.S.

•  Travel across the pond (in your armchair) to view nine grand gardens in the UK and abroad, including Highgrove, Hidcote, Kew and Giverny.

•  Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania has short

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