These Fruits Can Create a New You for the New Year


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

Sqaush on the Grill? Putting Veggies on the Barbecue


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

How to Make Veggies Work for You


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

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

What’s That For?2017-04-19T09:42:36-07:00

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

Why shop locally?2017-03-15T10:30:46-07:00

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

The Joys of Spring2017-03-03T15:57:41-08:00

How Hollywood and War Helped Promote the Carrot


Clark Gable probably never figured he could have so much influence on a vegetable. In a scene from the 1934 movie “It Happened One Night,” his character, Peter Warne, casually leans against a roadside fence as he instructs Claudette Colbert on the

How Hollywood and War Helped Promote the Carrot2017-01-27T11:32:05-08:00

Why Cabbage Has an Image Problem


Ew -- that smell. You know what I'm saying? Cabbage. When someone is boiling it, you definitely know it. Which is part of why cabbage has a bit of an image problem. Blame the rest on Hollywood. Remember “Willy Wonka & and the

Why Cabbage Has an Image Problem2017-01-27T11:40:56-08:00

Taking Stock of Stephanie Burchiel’s Soups for All Seasons


Burchiel said roughly 90 percent of her regular customers bring their own jars, but she also provides jars for sale. Stephanie Burchiel isn't into measuring cups. Measuring is for perfection. Precision. And that, she feels, inhibits creativity. "I work well

Taking Stock of Stephanie Burchiel’s Soups for All Seasons2017-01-27T12:36:52-08:00
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