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Local, CSA Farms Cultivating Onions, Potatoes & Popularity

With snow on the ground in many areas, it’s hard to think about growing fresh vegetables. But across the Upper Midwest CSA farms are not only thinking about it, they are planting.

05/02/2013

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Summer’s On Its Way: Farmers Market Back On The Mall

It’s got to be a sign that summer is on the way, and Thursday was the first day of the farmers market on Nicollet Mall.

04/25/2013

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Ask A Farmer: Minnesota Summer Produce Guide

See what local farmer Jerry Untiedt has to say about this summer’s produce.

04/03/2013

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Basic Roasted Vegetables

Recipe courtesy Rachael Perron, Kowalski’s

03/26/2013

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Good Question: What Causes Cravings?

For most Americans its Chocolate, then Pizza. Salty snacks, then ice cream. Almost all of us report craving food. Researchers do think that every craving starts with a cue.

02/04/2013

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Minnesota Organic Conference To Open In St. Cloud

The 12th annual Minnesota Organic Conference is expected to draw more than 500 people to St. Cloud. The farmer-focused conference runs Friday and Saturday at the River’s Edge Convention Center.

01/11/2013

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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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Easy Ways To Lower Your Daily Stress

Some stress can be a good thing because it’s your body’s way of preparing for a challenge. But a steady stream of stress can be bad for your health.

08/10/2012

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Thefts Increasing In Twin Cities’ Community Gardens

Growing your own fruits and veggies takes a lot of time and hard work. But some gardeners in the Twin Cities are going out to pick their veggies only to find someone else beat them to it.

08/01/2012

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Best Vendors At Maple Grove Farmers Market

It’s that time of year for fresh goodies from our neighborhood farmers to start popping up in farmers markets around the state. Here are some local Maple Grove Farmer’s Market vendors that are considered the “cream of the crop.”

06/27/2012

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St. Paul Offering Incentives For Kids Eating Fruits, Veggies

It can be hard to get kids to eat fruits and vegetables, but there are some new incentives on the menu at schools in St. Paul.

01/31/2012

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Simple Tips For Keeping Your Family Healthier

January is Family Fit Lifestyle month — a time where families are encouraged to have a healthy start to the New Year.

01/23/2012

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Yes, You Can Get Kids To Eat Vegetables

Children and vegetables can be like oil and water. So when 3- and 4-year-olds are grabbing slices of green pepper by the handful, it’s easy to wonder how they grew to love eating their veggies.

10/27/2011

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Twin Cities Residents Prepare For The First Freeze

Mary Ann Crolley is like many Twin Cities gardeners trying to beat the potential first freeze Wednesday night.

09/14/2011

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Vegan Dishes Get Their Own Competition At The Fair

The State Fair offers no shortage of food options like meat-on-a-stick, fried food and goodies made from butter, but there aren’t many to choose from at the fair if you’re vegan.

08/31/2011

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