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Category: Fruits & Vegetables

Family Gardening During Pandemic Rises

One of the unexpected results of the pandemic during the last year has been the increase of families in the yard and garden.  As a matter of fact, according to a new survey released by… Read More

Gardening Helps Reduce Stress and Anxiety in Youth

Gardening can make a great impact on the mental health of youth. There are many ways to get youth interested and involved in gardening! Gardening’s Impact of Youths Mental Health. According to the Center for… Read More

Container Gardening with Kids

When trying to find the perfect outdoor activity for children, consider container gardening.  There are many benefits to kids gardening from the educational to the physical benefits.  But one of the best things is your… Read More

Making Use of That Fall Pumpkin

With Halloween and Thanksgiving behind us, it’s time to clear out those fall decorations in order to make room for Christmas trees, lights, and gingerbread houses.  But think again before tossing out that big orange… Read More

Fresh Access Bucks: Farmers Markets and SNAP Unite

Florida Certified Organic Growers & Consumers’ approach to addressing food access, affordability and nutrition education is unique in that it works with the full food system from producer to consumer.  With almost five years of… Read More

What Will I Do With All Of These Vegetables?

fresh vegetables

A home garden is great, but what do you do with all those vegetables that you harvest?  How can you make those vegetables last all winter long?   Freezing vegetables is a great way to… Read More

Leftover Sweet Potatoes? Make Biscuits!

Thanksgiving is just around the corner!  Can you believe it is already time to start preparing for the holiday season!?  With the holidays also comes tons of left overs.  You try to send plates of… Read More

Nothing Says Fall Like Pumpkins!

  Fall isn’t fall until you have eaten your first piece of pumpkin pie. Pumpkins are enjoyed by many people, never knowing how they originally got their start in traditional America. The word pumpkin originated… Read More