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Fall is Here!

by jennifer.

It's September 23rd and officially the first day of fall! Soon the leaves will all be changing color, you'll see pumpkins at the front of the grocery stores, and possibly best of all, the weather will be great! 

Fruit, Veggies and Pesticides

by jennifer.

We know a healthy diet requires a lot of fresh fruit and vegetables, but these seemingly healthy choices may instead be full of pesticides! Take a look below to find out what else you're consuming when biting into an apple.

Fruit, Veggies and Pesticides Infographic

What is a Food Hub?

by jennifer.

Food hubs are a crucial, but often invisible, part of the local food system. They help small farms grow by offering a combination of production, distribution, and marketing services. 

There are now 236 food hubs in the U.S., with more popping...

Rolo Stuffed Pumpkin Spice Pudding Cookies

by jennifer.

Generally I like to keep the recipes I post on the nutritious side, but when I saw these Rolo Stuffed Pumpkin Spice Pudding Cookies (what a mouthful), I couldn't resist. 

The temperature around Minnesota has finally been lowering, and almost...

The Humble Tomato

by jennifer.

Tomato, a nutritious fruit commonly used as a vegetable, is another wonderful gift of Mayans. The humble vegetable has grabbed the attention of millions of health seekers for its incredible phyto-chemical properties. Interestingly, it has more...