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Bean Power

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June 15, 2022

Beans may not have the mouthwatering appeal as other food choices, but do you know the power that beans have on your nutrition and health? Beans are a source of protein and that is fuel for our muscles to stay strong. They are also considered ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition
Tags: Beans, Pulses
Vegetable growing in Jacksonville FL

Vegetable Growing in Jacksonville FL – April’s New Chapter


April 8, 2022

It’s mid-April and in one of our raised vegetable beds, the first leaves of yard long beans (Vigna sesquipedalis, also known as snake beans, asparagus beans, or Chinese long beans), are just unfolding. When vegetable growing in Jacksonville ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Beans, Chinese Long Beans, Cutworms, Okra, Organic Diatomaceous Earth, Vegetable Growing In Jacksonville Fl
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Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Beans and other legumes


October 29, 2021

In our last post in the "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" series, we strolled into the canned foods aisle. We'll stay there for this post, as we focus on beans and other legumes. Legumes, such as dried beans, peas and lentils, are packed ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Beans, Food, Groceries, Grocery, GroceryShoppingForYourHealth, Health, Legume, Money, Nut, Nutrition, Pgm_FCS, Saving, Shop

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