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ALL NATURAL

Here, dyeing Easter eggs truly is natural thing to do

Kids take part in Schenectady event

Maddie Morrison shows off the Easter eggs she colored with blueberries, onion skins, coffee grounds and beets at the greenhouse at Central Park in Schenectady on Thursday morning.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Maddie Morrison shows off the Easter eggs she colored with blueberries, onion skins, coffee grounds and beets at the greenhouse at Central Park in Schenectady on Thursday morning.
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At 10 years old, Maddie Morrison is no stranger to coloring Easter eggs. But this year she tried something a little different. Instead of using food coloring and store-bought tools, she used natural dyes made from blueberries, coffee grounds, turmeric seasoning, beet juice and onion skins. “We put them in boiling hot water, and then we put the turmeric in it, and then we took the eggs and we put them in there, and we ...

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