What’s That For?

Sure, we all know the fruit and veggie all-stars — the apples, carrots, strawberries and lettuce. But every now and then you see something at your local farmers’ market that stumps you. In this short video, farmers explain some of their lesser known greens.

Fruits and veggies in the limelight: These food items got their 15 minutes and more thanks to Hollywood

Whenever you hear about fava beans, you probably don’t immediately think of a crunchy snack that’s high in dietary fiber.

Chances are, you think of that famously creepy line in “Silence of the Lambs” during which Anthony Hopkins talks about eating a man’s liver “with some fava beans and a nice chianti.”

It might not have been the best […]

Why shop locally?

Shopping at your local farmers’ market is a great way to celebrate your community and support local farmers. Not only does this benefit your healthy lifestyle, but you know where your food is coming from.

Some food for thought:

By putting your money into your local growers, you […]

Avocados Are Hip

One of the many great things about living in sunny and beautiful California is the availability of avocados at the tip of our fingers.

Avocados have become the latest trend in healthy food. Avocado toast and other simple recipes are very popular in the social media world as ideas for healthy hacks. For example, this food […]

The Joys of Spring

With all the rain, gray skies and chilly temperatures, we’ve paid our dues this winter. And now comes the pay-off: lush green hills, warm temps and once-dry lakes now filled with water.

Hope does indeed spring eternal – especially in spring!

The season of clearing skies officially begins March 20. But already you can see the benefits […]