A cold night is expected across the state. In fact, here in the metro, we could get our first hard freeze. For gardeners, this is an especially busy time as they have to get their plants and produce ready for the cold.
The apple season is underway in Minnesota. Some of the favorites, like sweetango or honeycrips, are ready for the picking at local orchards. But you may have noticed the harvest is a couple of weeks behind schedule. And Craig Schaper of Minnetonka Orchards says the search to find fruit without any flaws is a difficult task. “It’s devastating. I mean, this is what you pray for not to happen,” Schaper said. “You know, this is first time in 36 years that we’ve really been hit hard.”
Minnesota loves creating new takes on fall’s favorite fruit, and Aamodt’s Apple Farm has the freshest addition. Sweet RiverBelle is available for a limited time at the Stillwater, Minn., farm, as Aamodt’s is the only place offering the sweet-tasting apple.
With kids back in school, sports and clubs, they’re going to need all the energy they can get. And with apple season in full-swing well, it’s a no brainer to load up on fruit.
Each week, some of our best Good Question emails come from kids.
Hosting a party can be a lot of work and is also quite rewarding to see your hard work pay off. The key is to allow time to enjoy it yourself. To cut down on busywork during the party I try to prep as much as I can ahead of time so I can get out of the kitchen and mingle.
Is it spring yet? Winter sure is dragging on, but that’s nothing new for Minnesota. As we adjust to Daylight Savings Time and yearn for blue skies, sunlight, and warmer weather, it’s a good time to strengthen our resolve and start preparing for those exciting spring days.
Want to lose weight? Detoxify your body? Or maybe it’s hard for you to eat all five servings of fruits and veggies every single day. If so, you might want to try hitting up a raw juice bar.
Some unwanted visitors may be making their way into your kitchen as a new kind of fruit fly is making Minnesota home.
Packing your child’s school lunch can be quick and easy with all the pre-packaged food options, but what are they doing to your child’s health?
Delicious food and drink recipes to enjoy summer produce now and all year long
As a kid, I remember being treated to homegrown strawberries each June, freshly picked from my aunt’s garden. And with each savored bite of those crimson beauties, I wondered how they could taste so incredible.