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Regrow Vegetables from Your Scraps

Have you ever looked at the leftovers from some of your vegetables when you prepare a meal? The part of the carrot you are fixing to throw away and wonder if it would regrow? Or the portion if the head of lettuce? Cathy Isom tells you about the foods that you can regrow from scraps. That’s coming up on This …

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Feed a Bee Announces Coast-to-Coast Recipients for $500,000 Pollinator Forage Initiative

Bayer Feed a Bee program celebrates National Pollinator Week by kicking off initiative to support forage projects in all 50 states In the spirit of true National Pollinator Week celebration, Bayer today announced the first round of organizations that will receive funding to establish forage for pollinators across the nation. Nearly 100 projects were submitted in response to the request …

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Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight: FRESH! Recipe – Mozzarella Eggplant Melt

On this week’s Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam is joined by Executive Chef Justin Timineri to talk about one of the chef’s favorite sandwiches featured in this week’s Fresh! Recipe video.   Find out more about preparing this exciting Florida Eggplant, Tomato and Mozzarella Melt sandwich here. You can follow Florida Commissioner Adam Putnam on Facebook, Twitter, …

Year of Purple Foods

  Cathy Isom checks into why 2017 may be the year of the purple foods, and not just in the produce aisle. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.   If you think there’s been a lot more purple-colored foods in your grocery stores lately, you’re not imagining things. The lavender hues and amethyst colored veggies, like cauliflower and …

Eating Your Greens—Microgreens, That is!

from USDA Agricultural Research Service Small edible plants called microgreens aren’t just tasty toppings for soups, salads, and sandwiches. They’re also healthful. According to results of an Agricultural Research Service (ARS)-led study, eating red cabbage microgreens helped mice moderate their weight and cholesterol levels despite a high-fat diet. Over the past several years, chefs have touted the taste, texture, color …

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Five Reasons to Farm to Table

  Cathy Isom gives you five reasons that might make you want to join the Farm to Table Movement. That’s coming up on “This Land of Ours.”   Nothing tastes better than a fresh and juicy tomato that’s picked right from the garden. Not to mention if that garden is conveniently located just footsteps away from your kitchen. No driving …