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Why You Should Eat Seasonally in 2014...and How!

Posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 by HylaryL

Winter vegetables There seems to be a lot of talk amongst health and food professionals about eating “seasonally.” More and more, we are being urged to buy fruits and vegetables that are in season, but do we really know why? There are a lot of reasons why eating seasonally is a good idea. It reduces the environmental damage and cost of having foods shipped from places like . . . more »

Who needs a lunch box - try salad in a jar!

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2013 by HylaryL

We are all on the hunt for delicious, healthy and quick meals to take with us to work or school instead of the classic (but often boring) sandwich or leftovers. Well search no more: try salad in a jar! This handy idea is becoming more and more popular, and is an easy way to prepare tasty and nutritious meals for the whole week. The internet . . . more »

Gardening and Cooking: Two Peas in a Pod!

Posted on Thursday, October 11, 2012 by HylaryL

Sunset Edible Garden Cookbook Avid gardeners and chefs alike are probably aware that there are a multitude of books that focus on each subject, so many, in fact, that sometimes it's difficult to wade through them. What if there was a book that combined gardening tips and recipes? What a time saver that would be! Well look no further, the Santa Clara County Library District has just what you're . . . more »

Farmers’ Markets and Kids: A Perfect Combination!

Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 by HylaryL

At the Farmers' Market with Kids We all want our kids to be lifelong healthy eaters, right? Well what better way to introduce them to local, fresh foods and give them a taste of all the delicious produce we grow in the valley than by making a family trip to the Farmers’ Market? The California Farmers’ Markets Association has a list of all the markets in the area, as well as . . . more »

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