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Broccoli used to be a polarizing vegetable. You either loved it or loathed it. Fortunately, more people seem to be in the love broccoli camp, and what’s not to love? This green beauty from the cruciferous cabbage family is chock full of nutrients from beta-carotene to vitamin K. Research...
 
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A simple research experiment at Warwick’s Rootes Grocery Store found that moving produce nearer to the store’s entrance may have encouraged increased fruit and vegetable consumption, even without overt messaging...
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I got to visit a Farmer's Market over the weekend. They had a huge array of tropical fruits, local grown seasonal produce, fresh herbs, sunflowers and more!
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Recently I attended the Sonoma Heirloom Exhibition. My decision to go was based on two reasons: 1) Any visit to a farmer's market in Sonoma or Santa Rosa yields the most beautiful local-grown produce, consistently on every trip. This image was photographed by me from items I picked at...


Families enjoy a U Pick 'Em Farm in Davenport, CA, where strawberries grow by the sea!! A farmer's market changes continuously as new products come into season. Last week at the end of May, cherries, corn, and peaches appeared suddenly. It feels like nature's fashion show. One benefit of a farmer's...