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58 min ago | MLive.com
After working for decades in the family restaurant business, Kelly Brann-Wohlgemuth and Kristy Brann-Kirkman are branching out on their own. Naming the eatery with the Italian word for "perfect" seemed fitting for what the sisters hope will be the "perfect little yogurt shop."
5 hrs ago | Mt. Airy News
Surry Community College's gym was buzzing with activity Monday morning as students from Surry County, Yadkin County, Elkin and Mount Airy schools, the Surry Early College, Yadkin Early College, Millennium Charter Academy and Surry Community College participated.
9 hrs ago | National Public Radio
The modern peach is a work of art: rosy, fuzzy, fragrant, fragile - and of course, impossibly sweet and juicy. But that enchanting fruit is the product of centuries of painstaking breeding that have transformed it from its humble origins.
13 hrs ago | Nashoba Publishing Online
This month visit local orchards to pick your own fresh peaches and raspberries, rich in fiber, antioxidants and Vitamin C. September is national honey month, and farmstands are selling jars of harvested honey. A big thanks to the hardworking honey bees for pollinating peach trees and raspberry bushes, and producing honey, for without them, we wouldn't have desserts like this! Bring a pot of water to boil, reduce heat to low, gentle simmer.
17 hrs ago | Banburycake.co.uk
Womersley Fruit & Herb Vinegars won the Nigel Barden Heritage Award at the Great Taste Awards for its golden raspberry and apache chilli vinegar. The company, based in Park Road, Chipping Norton, was recognised for using rare breeds of heritage varieties of fruit and vegetables.
18 hrs ago | News Shopper
An award-winning fruit grower has struck a deal with Tesco to trial a newly-developed yellow and orange-skinned apple with pink flesh. The unusual variety - named Surprize and described by Tesco as a "real head-turner" - has been bred by apple expert William Barnett at a farm in Tillington, near Hereford.
19 hrs ago | Streatham Guardian
Year 5 pupils were introduced to a new topic, the stone age, by classroom staff who were dressed like people from that time. Pupils discussed food from the stone age, how prehistoric people would fine it and what they would cook, with ideas including foraging for nuts and wild berries, hunting mammoths and spears and arrows.
19 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo
KEEN gardener Martin Jones has been growing banana plants in his Swanage garden for the past decade - but he never thought the Purbeck climate would prove quite this fruitful. For the first time in ten years, and probably the first time in Swanage's horticultural history, his plants have produced actual bananas.
We know apples are good for us, and apples are especially good for diabetics . The main reason apples are good for type 2 diabetics is because of their soluble fiber content.
Growth in China's imports of fruit and vegetables is spurring demand for seaborne transport in refrigerated containers, a business benefiting from the rise of an affluent middle class, open trade policies and the advancement of cold treatment technology. Traditionally a net exporter of fruit and vegetables, mainland fruit imports are up 26 per cent over the past five years to US$4 billion last year, with exotic fruit such as longan and durian, as well as grapes, showing the biggest increases, according to the International Trade Centre.
Most say the picking is behind schedule by 10 days to two weeks, the Wisconsin State Journal reports. And they expect to get less fruit than last year because the hard winter, a cool summer and lots of rain hurt growing conditions.
DRAGON fruit is known for its many health benefits, but few people know that this crop can also help mitigate climate change by turning the underutilized and idle areas to productive farms. Burgos, named after martyred priest Jose Burgos of the famous Gomburza, is the last town in the northwest corner of Ilocos Norte.
Retired engineer John Mead hated to see fallen apples wasted and so set about making a press to benefit a whole village with their juice. Mr Mead, 77, of The Street, All Cannings said: "This summer I decided to make a press so everyone could juice the fruit."
Carl Willis and Marjorie Brooks work their roadside garden stand Friday. "I think it's best to do the kind of work you like," Willis said.
Jeff Burkhart mixes a drink in a shaker on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 in Novato, Calif.
Snacks are sneaking into our diets more than ever before: The average American consumes a quarter of their daily calories from snacks, so it's important to make smart choices. While many snacks are packaged to look healthy, it's easy to be fooled.
The menu is a mouthwatering eco-friendly mix of vegetarian and meat-loving options with a bit of a twist. Vanilla risotto, for instance, with plum compote and toasted pistachios or the always tempting Wolfe lentils with crisp potato hash, organic pork and fennel sausages, mushroom, poached egg and hollandaise .
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 09:29 pm
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