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Farming: It begins and ends with all of us (video) - LaSalle News Tribune

LaSalle News Tribune Farming: It begins and ends with all of us (video) LaSalle News Tribune PRINCETON — “I'm going to use one word; that word has crept into our agricultural system and is causing us to go backwards rather than forwards,” begins...
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Should You Clean Vegetables With Vinegar - BoldSky

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Should You Clean Vegetables With Vinegar
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Isn't it considered unhygienic to consume vegetables without cleaning or washing them?
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MyPlate for Kids: Make Half Your Plate Fruits and Vegetables Poster | Food and Nutrition Service

MyPlate for Kids: Make Half Your Plate Fruits and Vegetables Poster | Food and Nutrition Service | market gardening | Scoop.it
June is Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month! @TeamNutrition reminds you to make half your plate fruits and vegetables http://t.co/FBYkovxpIw
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Power to the Pollinators!

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Here are 4 easy ways you can

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Perennial Vegetables: Years of Bounty | Small Footprint Family

Perennial Vegetables: Years of Bounty | Small Footprint Family | market gardening | Scoop.it
According to Perennial Vegetables by Eric Toensmeier, most North American gardening and farming traditions come from Europe, where there are very few perennial crops except fruits and nuts. Cold and temperate Eurasian agriculture ...
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Science Says, 'Don't Like Fruits and Vegetables? Blame Mom.' - FOODBEAST

Science Says, 'Don't Like Fruits and Vegetables? Blame Mom.' - FOODBEAST | market gardening | Scoop.it
Science Says, 'Don't Like Fruits and Vegetables? Blame Mom.'
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Some of us just don't like fruit and vegetables, to the dismay of our well-meaning and concerned mothers who are always telling us, “Eat better!
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Our view: Talk of organic food 'checkoff' is premature - Post-Bulletin

Our view: Talk of organic food 'checkoff' is premature - Post-Bulletin | market gardening | Scoop.it
Our view: Talk of organic food 'checkoff' is premature Post-Bulletin Critics of the checkoff proposal say the OTA is representing the interests of larger organic food producers — not the small, independent growers who are the face of the industry —...
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Diet high in carotenoids from fruits and vegetables may help prevent ...

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Diet high in carotenoids from fruits and vegetables may help prevent or delay the onset of ALS.
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Supermarkets and shoppers can keep British farming alive - The Guardian

Supermarkets and shoppers can keep British farming alive - The Guardian | market gardening | Scoop.it
The Guardian Supermarkets and shoppers can keep British farming alive The Guardian Jamie Doward's review of the state of British farming reminds us that the challenges of the food system are broader than those exposed by the horsemeat scandal...
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Landscape Now: Organic Landscaping + Taking Care of Soil - GoLocalProv

Landscape Now: Organic Landscaping + Taking Care of Soil - GoLocalProv | market gardening | Scoop.it
GoLocalProv Landscape Now: Organic Landscaping + Taking Care of Soil GoLocalProv The comprehensive course; taught by experts in the fields of soil health, organic pest and disease control, composting, organic lawn care, native plants, invasive...
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Farm briefs: March 3, 2013 » Local News » Press-Republican

Farm briefs: March 3, 2013 » Local News » Press-Republican | market gardening | Scoop.it
To help fresh-market vegetable growers, the farmer-driven Northern New York Agricultural Development Program (NNYADP) has funded research and educational outreach on improving soil fertility. “Consumer interest in ...
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Will Allen urges more support for urban farming | UTC News Feeds

More than 20 years ago, Will Allen began farming on his first plot of land in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Now, Allen is the founder and CEO of Growing Power, a non-profit urban farming foundation with two farms totaling 140 acres ...
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The Root of It All: Tips for starting vegetables and flowers from seed - Journal Times

The Root of It All: Tips for starting vegetables and flowers from seed
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Cool season vegetables can be planted now inside, and depending on the weather, could be moved outside in a protected location by the end of March.
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Get Kids to Like Vegetables by Introducing Them Very Early - Lifehacker

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Get Kids to Like Vegetables by Introducing Them Very Early
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Lima beans, brussel sprouts, and spinach aren't often the foods kids beg for.
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Report: Eating Fruits and Vegetables Reduce Risk of Death - Global ...

Report: Eating Fruits and Vegetables Reduce Risk of Death - Global ... | market gardening | Scoop.it
And now, there's even more quantitative evidence. A recent report from University College of London reveals that eating seven or more servings of fruits and vegetables per day is linked to reduced mortality at any age.
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Learn the Right Order for Grilling the Perfect Vegetables - Lifehacker

Learn the Right Order for Grilling the Perfect Vegetables - Lifehacker | market gardening | Scoop.it
Learn the Right Order for Grilling the Perfect Vegetables
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Grilling vegetables isn't always the easiest. The Art of Manliness, however, shows how to grill vegetables to perfection every time.
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Organic farming is so much harder than just getting stoned and picking tomatoes

Organic farming is so much harder than just getting stoned and picking tomatoes | market gardening | Scoop.it
"A Farm Dies Once a Year" offers an unretouched look at growing up on an iconic organic farm -- along with some hope for the movement's future.
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12 Ways to Use Uncommon Root Vegetables | Care2 Healthy Living

12 Ways to Use Uncommon Root Vegetables | Care2 Healthy Living | market gardening | Scoop.it
From celery root to jicama, rutabagas to kohlrabi, click through to check out some great ways to prepare less common root vegetables.
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California farming's growing concerns - San Francisco Chronicle

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In California the average age of a farmer is 60. The problem is these older farmers are no longer necessarily passing their farms on to their children.
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Vegetables High in Iron Reduce Severe PMS Symptoms - Medical Daily

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Vegetables High in Iron Reduce Severe PMS Symptoms.
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Eat greener during National Nutrition Month - Evening Observer

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Evening Observer Eat greener during National Nutrition Month Evening Observer Not only do vegetables provide loads of nutrients like potassium, folic acid, vitamin A, vitamin C and dietary fiber, eating more of them can also help you consume fewer...
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Smart Gardeners Build Soil Fertility to Produce Healthy Plants ...

Smart Gardeners Build Soil Fertility to Produce Healthy Plants ... | market gardening | Scoop.it
Some soils are naturally low in certain minerals while others may have been reduced by growing crops repeatedly in the same area without replacement. One of the best ways to “build up” your soil is to add organic matter.
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An Example of Urban Farming Done Right

An Example of Urban Farming Done Right | market gardening | Scoop.it
In Boise, the link between sustainable farming and sustainable communities is clear. (Nice article worth reading.
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Pirate bugs, the superheroes of Arava farms in Israel | IsraelSeen.com

Pirate bugs, the superheroes of Arava farms in Israel | IsraelSeen.com | market gardening | Scoop.it
Packaged like salt or pepper, the helpful bugs get sprinkled “like you'd salt your sandwich” on the vegetable plant leaves. None of these insects harms the host plant. Clearing the soil of germs. Ein-Yavav farmers grow nothing ...
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GARDENING: Improve your soil with compost - Odessa American

GARDENING: Improve your soil with compost - Odessa American | market gardening | Scoop.it
GARDENING: Improve your soil with compost
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The most effective way to improve your soil is to amend it with compost. Compost is simply organic material that has been decomposed by soil borne organisms.
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