Produce 101

Familiarize yourself with the fruits and veggies in your grocer’s produce department and learn the answers to the most frequently asked produce-related questions.

If You Like This… Try That! New Fruits and Veggies to Enjoy

New Fruits and Vegetables to Try (based on what you already know and love)

There are those people who can eat the same things day after day and are completely content. If you’re one of those people, great! But for the rest of us, it can be tiring to eat the same things all the time. A guide to the produce items you’ll like…

Watermelon: Enjoying the Whole Fruit

About the Watermelon Watermelon is one of the most beloved fruits of the summer! However, people often overlook the fact that it is always in season and available year-round at your local groceries. So don’t fret, we can enjoy this sweet and juicy fruit for many months to come! As the summer comes to a close,… Read more »

Hydration: Fruits and Vegetables

As the summer months approach & the temperatures increase, keeping hydrated is essential! While drinking water will do the trick, there are other ways to keep hydrated this summer. Think outside the box & incorporate these produce varieties into your hydration regimen. Watermelon Snacking on watermelon is a fantastic way to ensure you keep hydrated since… Read more »

How to Steam Vegetables (4 Easy Methods)

How to Steam Vegetables

Steaming vegetables is a quick and easy way to prepare vegetables. Most veggies turn a vibrant color when they are steamed, making them a beautiful addition to any dinner table. Many types of vegetables loss some of their nutritional value during the cooking process. Steaming is a great method to use on veggies because it helps prevent some of this loss.

How to Cut an Onion Without Crying

How to cut onions without crying

There are some nifty tricks to preventing tears when cutting an onion. If your eyes well up with tears any time you cut up an onion, this post was written for you!

Composting Kitchen Waste at Home

Composting Kitchen Waste at Home

Did you know that 20 percent of what ends up in our municipal landfills is food? 20 percent! One easy way reduce food waste and practice sustainability in our kitchens is through composting.

How to Shop the Produce Department on a Budget

How to Shop the Produce Department on a Budget | Money saving tips for the produce department!

Many people complain that the produce department is simply too expensive. It’s unfortunate that the price of fresh fruits and vegetables keeps some people

How to Store & Handle Berries

how to store & handle berries

Berries are a fun, flavorful, and nutritious fruit! Learn how to maximize their shelf life with this infographic from Naturipe Farms. How to Store & Handle Berries!

History of the Bartlett Pear

history of the bartlett pear

A look into the history of the Bartlett pear. How it made its way to the United States, and some statistics on its current popularity in the U.S. A fun & informational