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Open Oats

cereal plants of the genus Avena of the family Gramineae ( grass family). Most species are annuals of moist temperate regions. The early history of

Open Okra

Okra ( Abelmoschus esculentus ) is a member of the mallow family, relished for its mucilaginous pods that thicken soups and stews . When picked young,

Open Oktoberfest

Type of Holiday: Calendar /Seasonal, Historic Date of Observation: Second to last Saturday in September until the First Sunday in October Where

Open Olive

common name for the Oleaceae, a family of trees and shrubs (including climbing forms) of warm temperate climates and of the Old World tropics,

olive oil

pale yellow to greenish oil obtained from the pulp of olives by separating the liquids from solids. Olive oil was used in the ancient world for


plant of the family Liliaceae ( lily family), of the same genus (Allium) as the chive (A. schoenoprasum), garlic (A. sativum), leek (A. porrum), and

Open Orange

name for a tree of the family Rutaceae ( rue , or orange, family), native to China and Indochina, and for its fruit, the most important fresh fruit of

Open Oregano

( ərĕg'ənō ), name for several herbs used for flavoring food. A plant of the family Labiatae ( mint family), Origanum vulgare, also called Spanish

Open Organic farming
Organic farming

Farming without the use of synthetic fertilizers (such as nitrates and phosphates) or pesticides (herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides) or other

Open Organic food
Organic food

There is no one simple definition of organic foods. In the United States, 1 of 90 countries with organic food standards, regulations detailing organic