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Stacy Stowers’ Healthy Way to Shake Up Your Diet

Can healthy food really taste good? I’m a firm believer that it can!

03/20/2014

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Urban Farming: Fresh Minn. Produce Even In The Dead Of Winter

In cold weather climates, the traditional farming season is over by the first freeze. But a new trend in agriculture is allowing farming to continue year round.

01/10/2014

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With Hard-Freeze Expected, Tips On How To Protect Garden

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.

10/20/2013

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Local Apple Orchard Suffers 90% Crop Loss

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.”

09/22/2013

Bob For Apples

The New Honeycrisp? Stillwater Apple Farm Offering New Flavor

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.

09/20/2013

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Get Fruity With These Nutritional Snacks

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.

09/17/2013

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Kid Questions Edition

Each week, some of our best Good Question emails come from kids.

05/24/2013

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Bite Of Minnesota: Spring Sangria

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.

05/21/2013

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Bite Of Minnesota: Winter Brighteners

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.

03/12/2013

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Drink Fruits, Veggies To Lose Weight

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.

10/10/2012

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New Fruit Fly Attacks Fresh Fruit

Some unwanted visitors may be making their way into your kitchen as a new kind of fruit fly is making Minnesota home.

09/12/2012

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School Lunch Choices Now May Make For Healthier Adults

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?

08/24/2011

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Have An Endless Summer

Delicious food and drink recipes to enjoy summer produce now and all year long

08/22/2011

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A Guide To Local Strawberry Picking

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.

07/02/2011