6 Common Superfoods

6 Common Superfoods The term “superfood” has gathered a bit of craze lately, mainly surrounding foreign berries and strange powders. Some of these can seem unapproachable, but there are many superfoods that are very common, you might already be eating them! 1. Garlic Garlic has many super properties, including antibacterial and antiviral, which gives garlic…

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Fall Produce Guide

Fall Produce Guide Just the mention of Fall brings about thoughts of cozy sweaters, crisp mornings and warming meals. The produce in season during Fall is just waiting to be plopped in your oven; big, juicy grapes, luscious apples, pumpkins and winter squashes galore. Check out the list below which highlights some of Autumn’s best…

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5 Tips for Eating Sustainably

5 Tips for Eating Sustainably Food from your local supermarket is terrifyingly unsustainable. It uses foreign oil and an incredible amount of resources just to reach your plate. These foods are produced in an unsustainable cycle that won’t support generations to come. So what does sustainable mean? There is no set definition for it, but…

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3 Myths about Organic Food

3 Myths about Organic Food Food labels can be really confusing. A lot of people have misconceptions about organic foods and what it means for a food to be organic. The greater public assumes that all organic foods taste better, that they’re the same as natural foods, or that organic foods from other countries meet…

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All About Soil Quality

All About Soil Quality There are so many small details that go into farming that people may be unaware of. For example, soil quality. I bet the average person standing in a farmer’s market or grocery store, staring at a bunch of kale or a basket of cucumbers, probably isn’t thinking of the soil quality…

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Organic Farming vs. Conventional Farming

Organic Farming vs. Conventional Farming The differences between organic and conventional foods stem directly from the farming methods that were used during the food’s production. Many people are unaware of some of the differences between the two practices. Agriculture has a direct effect on our environment, so understanding what goes into our agriculture is important….

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How to Avoid GMO

How to Avoid GMO There are all kinds of labeling out there on packages, produce, you name it. You can buy whole grain, low fat, sugar free, etc. You can check packaging for aspartame, high fructose corn syrup, and other potentially harmful and unnatural ingredients. This all stems from the belief that we have the…

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The Wonderful World of the CSA

The Wonderful World of the CSA Community Supported Agriculture, or more commonly known as “CSA,” is a growing trend in many areas. Although more and more people are catching on, many still don’t know what a CSA is or what its benefits are. CSA’s have actually been around for more than 25 years. There are…

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