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These Fruits Can Create a New You for the New Year

2018-01-02T13:28:22-08:00

Peter Antonio sells tomatoes at the Morro Bay farmer's market. You don't even need to think about what this year's top New Year's resolution is. Because it's pretty much the same as it always is: Lose weight. Get healthy. Of course, we

These Fruits Can Create a New You for the New Year2018-01-02T13:28:22-08:00

The art of the pomegranate

2017-11-08T11:51:34-08:00

While fruits have long provided fodder for still life paintings, the pomegranate has held a special place in the eyes of artists for centuries. Surrealist Salvador Dali’s “Dream, Caused by the Flight of a Bee (Around a Pomegranate, a Second Before Waking

The art of the pomegranate2017-11-08T11:51:34-08:00

Newest Market Additions Add Flavor and Variety

2017-08-02T07:59:53-07:00

Preservative-free jerky, a variety of beans and clarified butter made from a Syrian recipe are all new to local farmers' markets this month. Slice of Templeton jerky has now joined the Morro Bay farmers' market on Thursdays. The company offers high quality

Newest Market Additions Add Flavor and Variety2017-08-02T07:59:53-07:00

Beans Coming to SLO Saturday Market

2017-07-27T16:28:06-07:00

Lori Heal is popular at farmer's markets with her Mama's Preserves and 2 Peas in a Pod products. Beginning this weekend, she will join the Saturday farmers' market in San Luis Obispo (at the World Market /Embassy Suites parking lot), where she

Beans Coming to SLO Saturday Market2017-07-27T16:28:06-07:00

Sqaush on the Grill? Putting Veggies on the Barbecue

2017-07-20T14:55:42-07:00

Flipping burgers on a sizzling outdoor grill is as much of a summer staple as baseball, swimming pools and family road trips. But those grills don't have to be just about meat. Just as your grill gives chicken a special

Sqaush on the Grill? Putting Veggies on the Barbecue2017-07-20T14:55:42-07:00

The Meat of the Vegetable World

2017-07-03T10:42:28-07:00

Mushrooms are neither vegetables nor meat. However, they are known as the "meat of the vegetable world." While considered a fungus, a mushroom can grow in soil, like a vegetable, and some mushrooms feature a meat-like texture. Hence, the meat-vegetable moniker. Most

The Meat of the Vegetable World2017-07-03T10:42:28-07:00

The Sweet Cherry on Top of This Year’s Crop

2017-06-19T11:31:49-07:00

You might have noticed that cherries have been a little smaller this year. But, experts say, that's a good thing: Not only are those small cherries sweeter and juicier, but their size reflects what has been a great year for the popular

The Sweet Cherry on Top of This Year’s Crop2017-06-19T11:31:49-07:00

How to Avoid the Dreaded Avocado Hand

2017-06-01T08:23:58-07:00

When Meryl Streep showed up to do interviews for her 2014 film "Hope Springs," her bandaged hand looked like she had fended off a bear attack. Alas, it was just Avacado Hand. That's right -- there's a "new" injury gaining popularity, and

How to Avoid the Dreaded Avocado Hand2017-06-01T08:23:58-07:00

How You Can Help Monarch Butterflies

2017-05-04T11:45:19-07:00

Those beautiful Monarch butterflies we see fluttering along are in need of food, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), and your local farmers' markets are here to help. For the next few weeks, the Central Coast State Parks Association is going

How You Can Help Monarch Butterflies2017-05-04T11:45:19-07:00

How to Make Veggies Work for You

2017-05-04T10:53:25-07:00

In the United States, the most popular vegetable is . . . Carrots? No. Celery? Nope. Try potatoes. While that may be surprising, it's mostly because we eat so many french fries. In fact, American toddlers are more likely to eat french

How to Make Veggies Work for You2017-05-04T10:53:25-07:00
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