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10 Cold Summer Soups

Summer is here, and that means steamy, sweaty days. When you sweat more, you need to make up for it by taking in more fluids than usual, and what better way to up the liquid in your life than with som…

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Irresistible Recipes for May Fruits & Vegetables

Be thankful for those April showers because my how our gardens grow in May! Farmers markets are really starting to have a bounty of fresh spring and early summer fruits and vegetables, and even the gr…

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How I Learned to Eat My Vegetables

Lately I've been daydreaming about the late summer, when all my favorite fruits, vegetables and herbs are at the peak of their season -- tomatoes, eggplant, grapes, basil, summer squash, to name a few…

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The Pleasure of Local Fruits in Winter

By Sarene Marshall, The Nature Conservancy A friend once observed about me that I "like holidays just a little bit more than the average person." What he noticed was actually a symptom of a deeper …

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Eat Great, Healthy Food for Less Money

I hear from people quite a bit that they don't purchase or eat healthy foods (especially organic foods) because they can't afford them. It is true that sometimes healthy, organic options can cost quit…

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Seasonal Recipes for November’s Fruits & Vegetables

With another holiday checked off the list, the calendar makes a turn to November. We're coming in to the peak of fall, staring down the final weeks of the year, and mentally preparing ourselves for th…

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Fall Recipe Ideas

As someone who loves to cook and who loves the flavors that the autumn garden brings, I’m always looking for creative fall recipe ideas. From roasted sweet potatoes and squash to homemade pumpkin pie,…

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In-Season Fruit & Vegetable Recipes for September

We hate to be the bearers of bad news, but summer is coming to a close. For most of the country it will be sweet relief from the oppressive heat wave that made the past three months unbearable. But wh…

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Celebrate Seasonal Food (Video)

Happy solstice! The summer brings a bounty of fresh produce: stone fruit and berries, garden salads with ripe tomatoes, zucchini, peppers, watermelon, and more. In this short film from Nourish, farm…

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Top 10 Superfoods for Spring

I'm the first to admit that the term "superfood" gets thrown around a lot in media and marketing, but that doesn't mean we should turn our backs on the bursting-with-nourishment, lovely, potent, and d…

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