Archives for Produce

Maximize Your Farmer’s Market Trip

Community-based farmer’s markets can introduce shoppers to an array of foods they may otherwise never experience. Farmer’s markets are great places to find fresh, locally grown foods, and many market customers are happy to know they’re benefitting both the environment and local businesses with every dime they spend. Farmer’s markets can range from the very large to the relatively small, and first-time visitors may not know where to begin. The following are a handful of

Categories: Advice, Farm, Food, Garden, Gardening, Growing, and Produce.

5 Simple Tips to Get Dinner on the Table

The challenge working parents face in maintaining work-life balance is often compared to a juggling act. Finding time together, especially on weeknights when family schedules tend to be hectic, is no small task. But finding time together, particularly at the dinner table, can pay a host of dividends. According to the Family Dinner Project, studies have linked regular family dinners with higher grade-point averages and self-esteem in children, as well as lower rates of obesity

Categories: Advice, Cookout, Food, Grilling, Organize, Produce, and Recipes.

Pumpkin DIY, Recipes & Health Benefits

With Fall in full swing, pumpkins are popping up everywhere from Autumn décor to the dinner table! There are many ways to utilize this fresh fall produce with both DIY home decorations and delicious recipe ideas. DIY pumpkin decorations: • Spray paint – Go for the gold! Spray pumpkins in a gold shimmer for instant upscale Fall décor • Lace – Slip a black lace stocking over a pumpkin for an unusual gothic Halloween look • Ombre –

Categories: DIY, Food, Healthy, Produce, Recipes, Seasonal, and Uncategorized.

Fall Canning – Farm Fresh Flavor

If you’re planning on preserving your produce this fall harvest, it’s important to plan ahead and have all of the tools you’ll need. Being prepared can help save time, ease stress and make clean up a breeze! Preserving local fruits and veggies is a fun way to support your local community and savor the farm-fresh flavors all year long. Must-haves for fall canning: • Large soup pot or pressure canner • Tongs • Jars and

Categories: DIY, Farm, Food, Garden, Healthy, Produce, and Seasonal.

Simple Basil Pesto Recipe

Simple basil pesto can be a bright, flavorful twist on a classic spaghetti & red sauce. Pesto can be made ahead and frozen or canned for homemade taste anytime. Pesto can be tossed with pasta, or serve as a spread with bread! Our featured basil pesto recipes range from sweet to spicy & even feature a nut-free pesto! Click on the links below to find the full recipe – *Classic Basil Pesto *Garlic & Basil

Categories: DIY, Food, Garden, Produce, and Recipes.

Recipe: Peach Cobbler

Fresh, ripe peaches are a sweet, summertime treat! Juicy peaches and cream, fresh smoothies, peach salsa, peach preserves….while the list could go on – one favorite peach classic is – cobbler! Peach cobbler can vary by topping, but most all contain the essentials: *Butter *Sugar *Peaches Cinnamon and vanilla are classic flavor enhancements or try a twist like ginger or cardamom for an exciting new spice! Follow the links below to try your hand at

Categories: Produce, Recipes, Seasonal, and Summer.