How Do Minnesota Apples Get From The Orchard To The Store? Good QuestionAll of the picking is done by hand to protect the fruit. This year, that’s been done wearing gloves and social distancing.
Survey: Americans Waste $500 Worth Of Fresh Fruit Annually, On AverageA new survey conducted by OnePoll shows Americans toss about about $10 worth of fruit each week. That being said, 70% said they're not eating as much fruit as they should.
'Drunk And Irritable' Wasps Are Rampaging Through Britain, Experts SayThe European nation is in the middle of the summer frenzy for wasps, as experts explain that the insects have started feeding on "fermented fruit and leftover pub ciders."
Good Question: How Much Should We Wash Fruits & Vegetables? With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many people are already thinking about how to make their elaborate dishes. From green bean casserole to mashed potatoes to apple pie, proper food preparation will be necessary to keep everyone healthy. So how much should we wash fruits and vegetables?
Bite Of Minnesota: Grilled Peaches With Vanilla Frozen YogurtThis time of year is great for wandering around the neighborhood and taking in the sounds and scents of the approaching fall season. A little leaf crunch here and the waft of grilling there, it makes me want to throw open my windows and let all of the fresh air in. We don't grill too often at our house, but on occasion we'll buy a steak or come across some brats that are grill worthy. In most cases, we leave the grilling up to friends and family but did have occasion to fire it up recently to char some peaches.
Healthy Cinco De Mayo Recipes From Ali HolmanCinco De Mayo usually calls for some great drinks and food, but it doesn't have to mean extra calories.
Don’t Like The Crash From Caffeine? Try These DrinksWe all love coffee for that instant stimulation. But with the coffee buzz, comes the crash. Minnesota health coach Annalicia Lynn, founder of founder of yogaandpilatesonline.com, shows us three ways to increase our energy without the caffeine comedown.
Recall On Some Fruit Sold At Costco, Trader Joe's, Sam'sA Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination. Wawona Packing says on its website that no illnesses have been reported and the recall is a precautionary measure.
DeRusha Eats: JuicePresso Daniel Winer drinks a glass of home-pressed vegetables every day. He has a vested interest, after all, as the CEO of JuicePresso. "I'm not a huge believer in skipping all your meals like some people say. I like to think of it as an addition, or if you do one meal," Winer said.
Stacy Stowers' Healthy Way to Shake Up Your DietCan healthy food really taste good? I’m a firm believer that it can!
Urban Farming: Fresh Minn. Produce Even In The Dead Of WinterIn 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.
With Hard-Freeze Expected, Tips On How To Protect GardenA 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.
Local Apple Orchard Suffers 90% Crop LossThe 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."
The New Honeycrisp? Stillwater Apple Farm Offering New FlavorMinnesota 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.
Get Fruity With These Nutritional SnacksWith 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.