What do melons, cucumbers, squash and pumpkins have in common? They’re all members of the cucurbit family! And boy oh boy is this family versatile! Savory melon? Sweet zucchini? Get our favorite recipes!
There are many tips and tricks to smart shopping at the farmers’ market. These tips allow you to get the biggest bang for your buck, and have the best experience possible. We’re letting you in on a few of our top tips. Keep these in mind next time your shopping at your local farmers’ market.
Where would we be without the honey bee? It's a scary thought, and it's not just the sweet honey we would miss—it would be the more than 100 crops that are pollinated by these busy bees (almonds, apples, broccoli, carrots, citrus, onions....). An estimated 50-80 percent of the world's food supply is affected by bee pollination.
Food plays a huge role in health and well-being, so it is important to get the quality you deserve. Frustratingly, it’s often difficult to get questions answered from your local restaurant or grocery store. I know my questions to waiters are often received with a glare of inconvenience. Fortunately, the local farmers’ market is a different story.
We can always use a friendly reminder that the earth is our home, and we should do everything we can to treat it as best we can. Below are 10 simple easy tips that you and your family can follow to help make the earth a healthier place.