PRAIRIE FARE 10 Snacks to Fill Nutrition Gaps
"Snacking" often conjures up images of guzzling soda pop, crunching on chips and munching on candy bars while cruising down the highway or lounging in front of a TV.
Snack foods are big sellers, andm... Posted on 3/5/15 at 2:23 PM
GARDEN TALK Meandering Minds Want to Know
While looking for new ideas I've spent many hourswandering through garden centers, designing and redesigning landscapes and containers on the fly. Putting plants in my wagon, changing my mind when I s... Posted on 7/15/14 at 8:31 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Recipe: Save Money Pork Stew
Theoretically, stew is supposed to be a cheap meal, because it's a conglomeration of inexpensive ingredients -- namely vegetables -- with a little bit of meat. The idea is to stretch out that little... Posted on 3/18/14 at 1:29 PM
SHOOTIN' THE WIT Lessons from the Garden
If you're a regular reader, you may remember the trouble I went through to create my first garden this spring. As stated in the mid-May column, I hadn't a clue what I was doing. My sister was questi... Posted on 7/13/11 at 10:20 AM
EVERYDAY GOURMET Garlic Roast Cauliflower
Here is a great recipe my sister shared with me that she adaptedfrom Ladies Home Journal. I was dying to try it...and let me tell you...it is now my FAVORITE way to eat cauliflower! Warning...if you a... Posted on 2/18/11 at 12:00 PM
LOS ANGELES - McDonald's Corp, which is testing a variety of new food products as part of a major turnaround effort, on Wednesday said nine southern California restaurants are trying out breakfast bowls made with what is becoming a state dietary staple: kale.
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Staff at Root Value, Lueken's Village Foods' new aquaponics greenhouse, gave a tour of the state-of-the-art facility on Wednesday.
A new Bemidji state-of-the-art, ultra-efficient aquaponics greenhouse grows fruits and vegetables year round in water infused with the natural byproducts of 250 tilapia fish for nutrients, rather than soil and conventional fertilizer.
Men who eat more fruits and vegetables with pesticide residue have lower sperm counts and a lower percentage of normal sperm, according to a new study.
The researchers studied sperm samples from 155 men who were attending a fertility clinic between 2007 and 2012 because they and their partners were having trouble conceiving.
WASHINGTON — Healthy eating advocates and anti-hunger groups are mounting vigorous campaigns to maintain food stamp benefits and programs to increase access to fruits and vegetables and other nutritious foods in the farm bill, but they differ on whether quality of foods or benefit levels should be the highest priority.
They’re called “community gardens.” And at two local schools, they’re producing a bumper crop of goodness – excited students, a new way of learning, healthy meals for hungry families, new partnerships and more.
By Heather Huwe, Intern Reporter
July 30, 2010
WASHINGTON — The nation’s nutrition programs now feed one in four Americans, but they need to eat more nutritious food, Agriculture Undersecretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services Kevin Concannon said May 10 while a foundation suggested that the food stamp program should be changed to encourage people to eat more fruits and vegetables.
WASHINGTON — A report on fighting childhood obesity released by the White House May 12 could lead to government policies that would encourage a massive shift in acreage toward fruit and vegetable production and perhaps changes to the farm program that would encourage fruit and vegetable consumption and provide less support for traditional field crops such as corn and wheat.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Midwest is known more for growing corn than cauliflower, but if its farmers raised the fruit and vegetables eaten in the Heartland, they could create thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in income, according to a recent study.
Michael J. Crumb, Associated Press Writer
May 07, 2010
The Midwest is known more for growing corn than cauliflower, but if its farmers raised the fruit and vegetables eaten in the Heartland, they could create thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in income, according to a recent study.
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