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  • Eat local and organic
    Fresh vs Frozen fruits and vegetables
    A trip to the produce aisle at the grocery store can be tricky. All of the awe-inspiring colors and textures arouse endless possibilities for the food lover and health-conscious. Who could argue against fresh fruits and vegetables that not only...
  • Increase the longevity of all your berries
    Increase the longevity of all your berries
    Berries are wonderful little fruits that are packed full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Depending upon the area you live in when berries are in season they can be expensive to purchase. When splurging a little on the budget the next thing...
  • Market Day at Lane County Farmer's Market
    Lane County Farmer's Market bringing fresh organic products to residents
    The Lane Country Farmers Market doesn’t disappear in the winter months. Local farms and food artisans bring their wares to 8th and Oak Street in downtown Eugene on Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm as if it were spring or summer.Lane County...
  • Market on the Move
    Get 60 pounds of produce at Market on the Move in Mesa
    A while back we wrote an article about Market on the Move. If you did not see it, Market on the Move is a program that redistributes reclaimed produce in a farmers market atmosphere.What is reclaimed produce? It can be overstock such as when...
  • 2014 PMA (Produce Marketing Association) Fresh Summit Conference and Expo
    2014 PMA (Produce Marketing Association) Fresh Summit Conference and Expo
    Did you ever wondered how your local markets find produce, vegetable-based products, and items like nuts, dried fruits, grains, etc. to put on their shelves? The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is a large part of this process. PMA is a trade...
  • Pomegranates
    Cooking in season this November
    Once the clock struck midnight on October 31st, it seemed that people across the country were suddenly pulling out their Christmas decorations and ugly sweaters. Not to be the Grinch in this situation, but does no one seem to realize that...
  • Apple from Apple Orchard
    Lyman Orchards Apple Barrel Is Open Year Round For Customers
    Even in late October and into the winter consumers can shop for apple, pumpkins and fresh produce at Lyman Orchards Apple Barrel store. Some varieties of apples can be picked in the orchard until late October. They grow a variety of eco-friendly...
  • Wine and dine for charity at the SWANK TABLE al fresco dinner series
    Wine and dine for charity at the SWANK TABLE al fresco dinner series
    Each year, Swank Specialty Produce, an all-natural farm in Loxahatchee, hosts SWANK TABLE, a series of al fresco multi-course dinners from which a portion of the proceeds are donated to a local charity. Meals are prepared with fresh, locally-grown...
  • Homegrown Gourmet, farm fresh at home
    Farm fresh at home with Homegrown Gourmet
    As the days of summer fade, the plethora of farmer's markets dwindle. Instead of driving from city to city, resourceful homes find of way to create their own farm fresh ingredients at home. Homegrown Gourmet is the perfect solution for the...
  • Chipotle Plans to Serve More 20 Million Pounds of Locally Grown Produce in 2014
    Chipotle Plans to Serve More 20 Million Pounds of Locally Grown Produce in 2014
    Commitment underscores Chipotle’s support for local farmsChipotle Mexican Grillplans to purchase more than 20 million pounds of locally grown produce in its restaurants this year, up from its 2013 goal of 15 million pounds. As the only...
  • Forage for greens in your own yard or barter with neighbors to save on produce.
    Tips for saving on produce
    Tips for saving on grocery items like produce can help you get more bang for your buck. Here are several ways you can save on your next grocery bill. Try one or try all of these proven methods to help your household budget during this tough...
  • Indy Glean Team: Five ways to share produce with the hungry
    Indy Glean Team: Five ways to share produce with the hungry
    For Indy residents who love fresh food and want to share it with neighbors in need, here are five easy ways to glean for the hungry.At home: manage produce overflowSummer is here which means vacation season. Rather than let produce rot at home...
  • Westover Farmer's Market
    Sunday morning at Westover Farmer's Market
    Arlington Outdoors brings you to the Westover Farmer’s Market this Sunday morning. Farmer’s Markets like this is where you will find the freshest, and often organically grown produce, among other things. Take a shopping bag or two, and...
  • Winfree Cart
    Handcrafted wood and metal art by Winfree Works
    Hamilton Farmers Market in Montana is featuring artists Tom and Holly Winfree all summer long. See their amazing wood and metal arts and crafts at their most unusual and unique booth in space 41. Winfree Works is a family business making unique...
  • Top ten vendors at Chicago's Green City Market
    Top ten vendors at Chicago’s Green City Market
    Chicago’s largest farmers market recently kicked off its sixteenth year, moving its diverse range of local, sustainably raised produce to its summer location at the south end of Lincoln Park. The Green City Market, open in the park from 7am...