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Portage's downtown will drive future development

Portage's downtown will drive future development

Founder's Square Park has been the home of a farmer's market for several summers

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Merrillville clerk-treasurer seeks produce for distribution effort

MERRILLVILLE | The free produce table available at Merrillville Town Hall has attracted plenty of attention.

September 03, 2013 8:00 pm

Merrillville residents can pick up free produce this week

MERRILLVILLE | The town will distribute free produce outside the clerk-treasurer's office in Town Hall, 7820 Broadway.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am

A shocking (and hot!) tip for preserving produce

Nothing is more frustrating than finding the perfect cucumber or head of lettuce at the farmers market, paying top-dollar for it, and then... tossing it out a week later when it has gone moldy or slimy in the refrigerator.

April 10, 2013 12:00 am
A Munster gardener shares his abundant yield of fruits and vegetables

A Munster gardener shares his abundant yield of fruits and vegetables

On a quiet residential street in Munster, Bob Breger has been growing fruits and vegetables many people have never even heard of.

August 08, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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Free food distributed

Free food distributed

Purdue University Calumet student Hubert Hausoul gets ears of corn ready Saturday at a free produce distribution at the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana facility in Gary.

August 04, 2012 1:37 pm
Free food distributed

Free food distributed

Purdue Calumet students Eric Giboyeaux, Michelle Nunez and Michaela Ezell help pass out bread and produce Saturday at a free produce distribution at the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana facility in Gary.

August 04, 2012 1:37 pm
Free food distributed

Free food distributed

Purdue University Calumet student Alexandria Jones, right, assists Arbelia Caruthers with peppers Saturday at a free produce distribution at the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana facility in Gary.

August 04, 2012 1:37 pm

Produce distribution planned Saturday at food bank in Gary

GARY | Free produce will be distributed from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana, 2248 W. 35th Ave.

August 03, 2012 12:00 am
Time is ripe for cherry season and an array of colorful recipes

Time is ripe for cherry season and an array of colorful recipes

Mitch Harris, produce manager for WiseWay Foods in Valparaiso on U.S. 30, says he can remember a time when customers only knew fresh cherries to be deep red, rather than any other color.

August 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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County Line Orchard offers fall family fun

County Line Orchard offers fall family fun

Autumn is the time for hayrides, hot cider and flannel shirts, as well as the time for a much-needed trip to County Line Orchard in Hobart, Ind.

July 19, 2012 9:00 am
Farmers Market Fests in Holland All Summer

Farmers Market Fests in Holland All Summer

Holland Farmers Market provides guests with homemade goods and events all summer, while highlighting the importance of healthy and organic eating.

July 05, 2012 8:30 am
Farmers Market Fests in Holland All Summer

Farmers Market Fests in Holland All Summer

Holland Farmers Market provides guests with homemade goods and events all summer, while highlighting the importance of healthy and organic eating.

June 26, 2012 11:30 am
Farmers Market Features Events for Kids and Adults All Summer

Farmers Market Features Events for Kids and Adults All Summer

Holland Farmers Market provides guests with homemade goods and events all summer, while highlighting the importance of healthy and organic eating.

June 21, 2012 11:30 am
Chef Series, Special Events at Holland Farmers Market this Summer

Chef Series, Special Events at Holland Farmers Market this Summer

Holland Farmers Market provides guests with homemade goods and events all summer, while highlighting the importance of healthy and organic eating.

June 14, 2012 11:15 am
Produce growers receive schooling on latest information in S'ville

Produce growers receive schooling on latest information in S'ville

SCHERERVILLE | People's thumbs possibly grew greener by the minute at a local event to boost knowledge about producing vegetables.

January 05, 2012 2:00 pm Photos

Photos

10 ideas for getting your kids to eat their veggies

10 ideas for getting your kids to eat their veggies

10 ideas for getting your kids to eat their veggies

December 27, 2011 9:00 am
Griffith man sets new record with pumpkin

Griffith man sets new record with pumpkin

John Barenie, of Griffith, stands next to his award-winning pumpkin that set a new Indiana state record at a weight of 1,308 pounds.

October 13, 2011 12:00 am
Food Bank of NWI offers fresh food at Dyer store

Food Bank of NWI offers fresh food at Dyer store

September 23, 2011 9:15 pm Photos

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Herbal Healer: What is eggplant?

Herbal Healer: What is eggplant?

Eggplant

September 08, 2011 12:00 am
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