Young woman with a grocery shopping bag.
It's the same thing every year. We overindulge during the holidays, then make solemn (and quickly abandoned) promises to eat healthier and shed pounds in the new year.
The Purdue University and University of Illinois Extension are hosting a symposium Jan. 7 aimed at helping Illiana vegetable growers improve their business.
Pests can destroy a garden little by little, or have a devastating effect in just one night.
Mom always said to eat your vegetables, so this Mother's Day serve her breakfast in bed inspired by a walk through the garden.
The Ronco Smart Juicer is now more easy to clean, while still promising to exact the most vital and flavor-filled liquid content of fruits and vegetables.
The BELLA NutriPro, nlike traditional juicers with fast spinning blades, is a state-of-the-art cold press juicer that operates using a chewing (mastication) method to produce high-quality fruit and vegetable juices with a cold press technology promising more juice and nutrients than traditio…
For two weeks this summer I made it my mission to improve my 8-year-old son's tolerance of vegetables. I called it "veggie boot camp." He called it torture.
Mid- to late summer is prime time for gardeners — a last chance to grow a second batch of fresh vegetables before the plant-killing frosts arrive. Add a few protective enclosures, such as cold frames, overhead sheets and hoops, and the harvest can be extended until Thanksgiving and beyond.
As recently as a decade ago, the word "heirloom" was used to describe jewels, furniture or handicrafts — one-of-a-kind items of uncommon quality or design — that were passed down by families over generations. Now, that tag is just as frequently attached to vegetables, fruit and flowers.
This week we celebrate the first day of spring and the arrival of new seasonal fruits and vegetables at the grocery store. Why not explore some spring fruits and vegetables like kohlrabi, asparagus, apricots and kiwi?
Spring is the perfect time to appreciate the widening array of fresh ingredients available at your grocery stores and local farmers' market.
10 ideas for getting your kids to eat their veggies
Make getting more vegetables in your kids' diet your 2012 resolution. Here are 10 powerful tips for encouraging your children to eat their veggies.
Pizza in a Wood Burning oven, Roasted Peppers with Goat Cheese Pizza -Photographed on Hasselblad H3D2-39mb Camera
Many gardeners aspire to grow a humongous pumpkin or head of cabbage. And many of the same people are also attracted to miniature vegetables -- witness all those bags of "mini" carrots lined up on market shelves.
"First he ate some lettuces and some French beans; and then he ate some radishes," explains the storybook yarn of "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" and his trespassing in Mr. McGregor's garden.
Vegetables ripe and ready for picking this week at Times Columnist Philip Potempa's family farm include fresh green beans, sweet corn, cherry tomatoes, green onions, radishes, cucumbers and zucchini. Even though blueberry yields have been slim, there's still be enough berries to make wild bl…
Vegetable gardeners who had a bad time with stink bugs last season - or who fear one this season - are wondering what they can plant that these annoying and damaging insects don't like.
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