The cooler weather, the falling leaves… it must me Fall! While we’ll miss the exciting flavors of summer, we’re stoked to see autumn produce hitting our local groceries. Squashes and tubers and even pomegranates – and with all their nutrients, to boot! Take a look at this list of fall favorites along with their incredible health benefits. Let us know: which is your favorite?
Shortly after I began eating a lot of produce, I started looking for ways to save money when out produce shopping. I discovered that there are many produce stands in my city – one of the many joys of living so close to local farms. I love talking with customers and farmers about food and seasonal produce. I’m pretty creative, but they help me learn about new things and create new things with the food they sell. And, lucky for me, [...]
There’s a new wave hitting the medical community in the Big Apple: some doctors are prescribing their patients fruits and veggies. It’s part of a program started by Wholesome Wave, which helps connect low income families with locally grown produce. Michael Nischan leads the program and says he started it because so many people trust the advice of doctors – and their trusty prescription pad – that he figured more people would eat their fruits and vegetables if they were [...]
Do you know which produce is supposed to be stored in the fridge and which isn’t? Everyone has their own method for storing their fruits and veggies, but this might help your delicious produce last longer.
Are you looking for ways to purchase fresh produce while staying on a budget? Many of us are looking for a good variety of fruits and veggies without putting a big dent in our paychecks. Here are a few tips that I’ve learned along the way. 1. Weekly sales flyers: I used to toss those flyers straight into the trash can, but now I scan the produce section to find any good deals first in my local grocery store. [...]