Are you growing food this year? I am. And as I research, plan, and plant, I’m going to share my journey with you. I’m just starting. Want to come along?
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Sick of sriracha? Crapped out on kale? Wondering what we’ll be eating in the food world of 2015? Here’s a taste of this year’s top food trends.
Did you know today’s peach bears little resemblance to one harvested in 4,000 B.C.? Engineered evolution makes me wonder: Are our peaches really “natural?”
This wonderfully simple recipe for green beans comes from The Glorious Vegetables of Italy, written by Domenica Marchetti, a writer and cooking teacher who specializes in contemporary Italian home cooking.
For all you urban farmers out there, here’s an infographic about how and when to plant vegetables, plus a few of my own urban farm lessons learned. Enjoy!
Fruits and vegetables are at their best when they’re in season. But how do you know what’s in season now? I found some cool tools to answer that question.
Eat more watercress! It tops the list of healthiest vegetables and fruits in a recent study. Did your favorites make the list of powerhouse produce?
Food waste stats are staggering, and our refusal to buy misshapen, ugly produce is a big part of the problem. But people are starting to flip the script.
Food Day 2014 is months away, but the Food Day crew is busy spreading nuggets of real food wisdom, including this chart ranking nutrition in 73 vegetables.
Who doesn’t love looking at porn? Er…Rather, food porn, that is. Millions of Americans apparently love it, and according to the Food Porn Index website, which just launched, most people love unhealthy food porn. (Seems right in line with our other porn obsession.)
As we head into the holidays, many of us will be cooking large meals and using fresh fruits and vegetables. I figure now is a good time for a quick refresher on the “Dirty Dozen” – those fruits and vegetables in the U.S. food supply that show the most pesticide residues.
Is breakfast a tough meal to conquer? If so, try this simple technique for a nutritious, delicious breakfast for one. (It also helps you reduce food waste!)
If you bought too much farm fresh produce and don’t want to waste it, check out this simple technique and handy chart for freezing fresh vegetables.