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Have you visited your local farmers market? - Mcalester News Capital

Sun, 2017-06-25 05:05

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Have you visited your local farmers market?
Mcalester News Capital
Farmers' markets can offer a variety of fresh, locally-produced fruits, vegetables, bakery and meat products. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates over 1,000,000 people visit a farmer's market weekly. The contribution of farmers markets ...
Farmers Market Program returns to Somerset CountyDaily American Online
Six tips for planning menus around farmers market selectionsThe Independent | SUindependent.com

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Study: Highland County falls short on fruit, vegetable consumption - Hillsboro Times Gazette

Fri, 2017-06-23 14:52

Study: Highland County falls short on fruit, vegetable consumption
Hillsboro Times Gazette
A recent survey has found few adults in Highland County and surrounding areas eat the recommended daily amount of fruits and vegetables. According to a release from Interact for Health, dietary guidelines from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and ...

Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables? | Duluth News Tribune - Duluth News Tribune

Fri, 2017-06-23 10:58

Duluth News Tribune

Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables? | Duluth News Tribune
Duluth News Tribune
I was at a meeting of PEO, which is a philanthropic educational organization for women. We in Chapter V are getting to know each other a little better every ...

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Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables? - Duluth News Tribune

Fri, 2017-06-23 10:56

Duluth News Tribune

Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables?
Duluth News Tribune
The answer to whether tomatoes, rhubarb, cucumbers, green beans or squash are fruits, vegetables or something else depends on your perspective. If you are examining tomatoes as a botanist, yes, they're fruits. Technically they are "the mature ovaries ...

Fruits and vegetables with more vitamin C than an orange - 9Coach (blog)

Thu, 2017-06-22 20:17

9Coach (blog)

Fruits and vegetables with more vitamin C than an orange
9Coach (blog)
Vitamin C (aka ascorbic acid to scientists, aka vitamin yes to Spanish-speakers) is famous for fighting colds, preventing scurvy, and being found in oranges. It's definitely important to get enough of it in your diet, to help your body grow and repair ...

Project FRESH gives WIC participants free fruits, vegetables - WZZM

Thu, 2017-06-22 16:14

WZZM

Project FRESH gives WIC participants free fruits, vegetables
WZZM
"The benefits of this program are two fold," said Abby Bishop, the WIC program supervisor at the department. "We are able to get fresh fruits and vegetables into the hands of our clients, free of charge to them, and we're able to keep the funding for ...

Do we really need to eat fruits and vegetables to be healthy? - National Post

Thu, 2017-06-22 13:31

National Post

Do we really need to eat fruits and vegetables to be healthy?
National Post
Deciding what to eat for lunch in 2017 involves navigating a profusion of gluten-avoiding, lactose-intolerant, Soylent-swigging, low-carb-dieting vegans. But despite our differences we have all miraculously agreed that fruits and vegetables come in peace.

How to Be Properly Pedantic About Fruits and Vegetables - Lifehacker

Thu, 2017-06-22 13:07

Lifehacker

How to Be Properly Pedantic About Fruits and Vegetables
Lifehacker
If you think you're a smartypants because you know a tomato is a fruit, buckle up. You're right, but a tomato is also a vegetable. And rice is a fruit. And some of the things you think are fruits—strawberries, for example—aren't actually what they seem.

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'The UK is unprepared to feed its own people' - Business Insider UK

Thu, 2017-06-22 03:21

Business Insider UK

'The UK is unprepared to feed its own people'
Business Insider UK
LONDON – Brexit threatens the security of the UK's supply of fresh fruit and vegetables and will make healthy food more expensive, according to research house Euromonitor International. Leaving the European Union without a trade deal would weaken the ...

These highly rated food containers can keep your fruits and vegetables fresh for longer - Business Insider

Wed, 2017-06-21 15:18

Business Insider

These highly rated food containers can keep your fruits and vegetables fresh for longer
Business Insider
Fruits and vegetables are living organisms, so storing them in an airtight container cuts off their air supply and speeds up the decay process. The FreshWorks containers include a small vent along their lid that regulates how much oxygen and carbon ...

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SURVEY: Tri-State Adults Not Getting Enough Fruits And Veggies - Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

Wed, 2017-06-21 11:03

Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

SURVEY: Tri-State Adults Not Getting Enough Fruits And Veggies
Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH
(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – A recent study shows that most tri-state area residents aren't getting enough fruits and veggies. The 2017 Community Health Status Survey (CHSS), funded by Interact for Health, found that only 23 percent of adults in the Greater ...

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Sustainable Fruit and Vegetable Stand Opens on Vacant 10th Avenue Lot - DNAinfo

Wed, 2017-06-21 07:44

DNAinfo

Sustainable Fruit and Vegetable Stand Opens on Vacant 10th Avenue Lot
DNAinfo
HELL'S KITCHEN — A tented farm stand that sells sustainably grown fruits, vegetables and flowers has moved into a vacant lot on 10th Avenue. Farmacy NYC opened at 605 10th Ave., near West 44th Street, this past Saturday, owner Harold DeLucia said.

India's fruits, vegetables exports to Qatar rise by 15% in two weeks - Business Standard

Tue, 2017-06-20 14:47

Business Standard

India's fruits, vegetables exports to Qatar rise by 15% in two weeks
Business Standard
Confirming the development, a senior official of the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (Apeda) said: “India's fruit and vegetables exports to Qatar have increased in the last two weeks probably due to halt in their ...

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Fruits, Vegetables Can Lower Blood Pressure - Voice of America

Mon, 2017-06-19 16:05

Voice of America

Fruits, Vegetables Can Lower Blood Pressure
Voice of America
From VOA Learning English, this is the Health & Lifestyle report. We may not need another study telling us that fruits and vegetables are good for our bodies. But research and studies can help us to understand how foods affect our bodies in good ways ...

A 10% Fruit & Vegetable Subsidy Would Save More Lives than a Soda Tax, Study Finds - Food & Wine

Mon, 2017-06-19 13:49

Food & Wine

A 10% Fruit & Vegetable Subsidy Would Save More Lives than a Soda Tax, Study Finds
Food & Wine
But a new study suggests that when it comes to saving lives, encouraging people to eat more fruits and vegetables by lowering the cost of produce could prove far more effective than discouraging people from consuming sugary drinks with a tax. In a ...

Possible Enhanced Pesticide Absorption from Fresh Fruits and Vegetables via Food Nanoemulsions - UMass News and Media Relations

Mon, 2017-06-19 10:50

UMass News and Media Relations

Possible Enhanced Pesticide Absorption from Fresh Fruits and Vegetables via Food Nanoemulsions
UMass News and Media Relations
AMHERST, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Amherst food scientist David Julian McClements will lead a team that has received a three-year, $444,550 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture to study ...

PAU undertakes training programme for farmers in preservation of fruits and vegetables - Times of India

Mon, 2017-06-19 07:14

Times of India

PAU undertakes training programme for farmers in preservation of fruits and vegetables
Times of India
LUDHIANA: Farmers - both men and women - from various parts of Punjab came together to participate in a five-day training course on "Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables at the Household Level", which culminated at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) ...

Subsidizing Fruits and Vegetables Could Save American Lives ... - Newsy

Sun, 2017-06-18 14:40

Newsy

Subsidizing Fruits and Vegetables Could Save American Lives ...
Newsy
A study found subsidizing produce could save almost 115000 more lives than a soda tax in the U.S..

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City wants to grow own fruits, vegetables - Mon, June 19 2017 - The ... - Jakarta Post

Sun, 2017-06-18 14:32

City wants to grow own fruits, vegetables - Mon, June 19 2017 - The ...
Jakarta Post
Urban farming is not a peculiar thing for a concrete jungle such as Jakarta, as many of its residents have made use of their small space to grow various plants.

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Lulu brings 65 tonnes of fruits and vegetables from India - The ... - The Peninsula Qatar

Sun, 2017-06-18 00:35

The Peninsula Qatar

Lulu brings 65 tonnes of fruits and vegetables from India - The ...
The Peninsula Qatar
To increase the availability of agriculture produce in local markets, Lulu Hypermarkets has imported 65 tonnes vegetables and banana of different varieties in a ...

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