Phone App! How many times have you gone into your pantry or refrigerator, only to find that what you were going to use in your meal was spoiled? The USDA, Cornell University and the Food Marketing Institute would like to […]
FoodKeeper App The FoodKeeper helps you understand food and beverages storage. It will help you maximize the freshness and quality of items. By doing so you will be able to keep items fresh longer than if they were not stored […]
Healthy Eating! Ever wonder why your fruit bowl looks like a sixth-grade science project only days after you set it out? As some fruits and vegetables ripen, they release ethylene, a gas that can cause other produce to […]
Parent’s Corner – Don’t Forget Your Veggies! What foods are in the Vegetable Group? Any vegetable or 100% vegetable juice counts as a member of the Vegetable Group. Vegetables may be raw or cooked; fresh, frozen, canned, or dried/dehydrated; and […]
Recipes: Citrus Favorites! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite citrus recipes for you and your family to enjoy this citrus season! Citrus Shrimp Tacos from Produce for Kids Chicken Lemon Rice Soup from Mom to Mom Nutrition Citrus Asian Broccoli Slaw from […]
Let’s start with a kid favorite… Bananas! Seasonality: Bananas are in season year-round. Health Benefits of Bananas: Bananas are rich in fiber, which helps moderate blood sugar levels and improve digestive health. Bananas are also a great source of potassium, […]
Make sure to pick up some of these in-season fruits and veggies. Knowing what fresh produce items are in season can not only save you money but also means that you’ll be enjoying fruits and veggies at their peak!