October 2015 Produce Challenge Calendar

October Produce Challenge Calendar

There’s a line in Anne of Green Gables that goes, “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” Boy, is that true for me! October is a special time of year—the trees burn with oranges and golds and the air is as crisp as the leaves that have fallen to the ground. It’s also a time when lots of families flock to farms for apple picking, pumpkin patches, and corn mazes. I love this October tradition of farmers and families celebrating the fall harvest together! October is also wonderful because it’s National Apple Month! Oh boy,... Read more →

8 Sweet and Savory Recipes for Honeycrisp Apples

8 Sweet and Savory Honeycrisp Apple Recipes

Fresh, cool breezes swirl around you. Fallen leaves crunch under your feet. Scents of warm cinnamon tickle your nose. Autumn seems to be made for apples. And one of my favorites is honeycrisp apples. Honeycrisp is a cultivated variety developed Read more →

Sweetie Sweet Onions

Ask the Produce Expert: Sweetie Sweet Onions

David Peri, President & CEO of Peri & Sons Farms joins us to talk about Sweetie Sweet onions! Learn about sweet onion farming, as David answers several frequently asked questions about the onion business. 10th edition of our Ask the Produce Expert series. Read more →

Bell Pepper Recipes

8 Amazing Recipes Starring the Bell Pepper

Most often, you will find green, yellow, orange and red bell peppers in your local grocery store. But other variations of bell peppers are brown, white, lavender and dark purple. Unripe peppers are green or pale yellow; red bell peppers Read more →