Vending Machine Salads

Dan This Land of Ours, Vegetables

  Cathy’s intro: Turning a vending machine into a veggie machine. That’s coming up on “This Land of Ours.”   A Chicago-based company is making sure more vending machines around the United States contain fresher, healthier snacking and meal options than just the usual snack chips and candy bars. Farmer’s Fridge sells salads out of vending machines, using locally grown and …

Major League Baseball Hot Dogs

Dan This Land of Ours

It’s hot dogs and baseball time! Cathy Isom gives us the scoop on just how many millions of hot dogs Major League Baseball Fans are expected to gobble up at the games this year. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Hot dogs and baseball go hand in hand. So it’s no wonder Major League Fans are expected to gobble …

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Earth Day Love

Dan This Land of Ours

  Cathy Isom tells us why we celebrate Earth Day and what you can do to show our planet some love. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.   It was forty-seven years ago, on April 22, 1970, when twenty-million Americans took to the streets. Voicing their concern about the deteriorating environment and urging the government to take action before …

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Lasagna Garden

Dan This Land of Ours

  Cathy Isom tells us how to make a Lasagna garden bed. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.   Lasagna gardening has nothing to do with that Italian cuisine we’re all very fond of. But if done correctly, a lasagna gardening bed could create the perfect soil for some of the veggies that we can plant and one …

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National Garlic Day

Dan This Land of Ours

April 19th, is National Garlic Day. Cathy Isom tells you how you may pay homage to a stinky vegetable that is also known as nature’s wonder drug. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.   Garlic, which is dubbed the Stinking Rose because of its overpowering taste and smell, dates back more than 6,000 years ago. It’s a member of the Lily …

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Spring Picnic Market Basket

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom tells us why that Easter shopping receipt may have seemed a little less expensive this year. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.   Think your grocery bill seemed a little bit cheaper for your Easter spending this year. You’re not alone. According to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Spring Picnic Market Basket Survey, we spent an …

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Earth Day Adoption

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom fills us in on how to do something out of this world to celebrate Earth Day this year. That’s coming up on “This Land of Ours.” Earth Day is still a little more than a week away, on April 22nd, but there’s at least one way to start celebrating right now. For example, adopting your very own piece …