June 2016 Challenge Calendar Cover

June 2016 Produce Challenge Calendar

A new month is here and that means a new #ProduceChallenge! Are you up to the challenge?  The June Produce Challenge was created with support from Julie Cates’ 6th grade class at Linwood Elementary, located in Visalia, California. On this month’s calendar you’ll see special tips from Ms. Cates’ students. Who should take the #ProduceChallenge? People who want to eat more fruits and vegetables. People who are tired of eating the same few fruits and vegetables week after week. People who are looking for new and exciting way to cook & bake with fruits and vegetables. Parents who want strategies to get their... Read more →

A bowl of cherries

Facts on Cherries

  Cherries are one of my favorite snacks because of their delicious flavor, fantastic health benefits, and their versatility.  These 7 cherry facts will dig a little deeper on why you should incorporate cherries into your daily diet! Fact #1 Cherries can boost your brain function! Are you attempting to win a game... Read more →

Watermelon recipes from The Produce Mom

Watermelon Recipes

Summertime brings hot, sticky days, and I think one of the best ways to cool off is with watermelon. Besides enjoying simple slices of the good stuff, you also can grill watermelon, puree it for sorbets, and add it to beverages. For more ideas, check out these watermelon recipes! Read more →

How to Select, Store and Serve Cherries | Cherry Recipes

Cherries: How to Select, Store and Serve

Cherries were brought to North America by English colonists in the 1600s, and thank goodness for that! Could you imagine summer without cherries? Is life without cherry pie really life at all?! If you can’t tell, we’re big fans of cherries around here! Rainier, Chelan, Bing...we love them all. And really, what’s not to love? They’re sweet, juicy and provide our bodies with all sorts of nutrients. Read more →