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Harsh winter lightens fall fruit crop

Nearly 1,500 of the 20,000 apple trees in a Mequon fruit farm will be bulldozed because they couldn't survive the winter. Bob Barthel of Barthel Fruit Farms said that even though some of his trees didn't take to the cold well, "the apples are great this year."


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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Apples are the perfect fruit for diabetics

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.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Health, Diabetes

South China Morning Post

China's rising fruit imports push up demand for refrigerated shipping

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.


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Wisconsin grape harvest starting slowly

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.


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Growing dragon fruits

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.


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This is Wiltshire

Hate of waste is a de-cider for Devizes engineer

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."


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The Day

Small Mystic farm yields fruits, vegetables and longtime friendship

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.


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Highland Park unveils its Dark Origins

In recent years, the Scotch whisky industry has begun shaking things up with so-called non-age statement whiskies . Rather than the now-traditional 10, 12 or 15-year expressions, these new offerings, often bearing clever Celtic-inspired names, reveal little about the age of the juice inside.


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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Jeff Burkhart's Barfly: It's all fun and games until the bill comes

Jeff Burkhart mixes a drink in a shaker on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 in Novato, Calif.


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Fox News

6 simple snack swaps

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.


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The New Zealand Herald

Brunch: Federal & Wolfe, Auckland CBD

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 .


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Sydney Morning Herald

Gardens spring to life with wildflowers and edibles

Sydney's gardens will be flowery and colourful affairs this spring, trending away from green-on-green designs and a laissez-faire approach, green-thumbed experts say. And those with vegetable patches should start thinking about planting tomatoes, with a host of juicy varieties on sale for the first time.


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Evening Sun

Dos and don'ts of tailgating from Hanover-area vendors

Dust off the portable grills, break out the lawn chairs, hit the grocery store and reserve your spot in the parking lot. Football season is here and tailgating is a tradition shared by sports fans all over the world.


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Bournemouth Echo

Preserving your harvest: don't let your fruit and veg go to waste - freeze them

If you are now inundated with ripe tomatoes, juicy green beans, berries and herbs, don't leave them to go stringy or mouldy because the freezer can go a long way to making your crops last well into winter. Blanching newly picked vegetables before freezing them is a great way to avoid waste.


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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Simply Quince is love of the "Golden Apple" + Brandied-Quince Buckle Recipe

Quince is a Persian fruit that is thought by some to be the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden. From the outside, it looks like a combination of an apple and a lemon.


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The Fairfield Ledger

Fairfield School Menu: September 15-19, 2015

Lunch: sloppy joe on bun, sweet potato fries, green beans, fresh orange, milk; and in addition for FHS students: fruit choice and tomatoes. Tuesday - breakfast at FMS and FHS: assorted cereals, egg and cheese omelet on bagel, orange juice, milk.


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Methow Valley News Home Page

Burned bear cub making good progress

Cinder, the bear cub who was badly burned in the Carlton Complex Fire, is moving well now on her bandaged paws after a month of treatment at a California wildlife rehabilitation center.


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The Janesville Gazette

16 tasty recipes made for apple season

Fall is here, and that means plenty of area apples are ripe for the picking. Here are 16 tasty recipes you can use to prepare your harvest .


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Denver Post

Colorado weather: Front Range chill means pick tomatoes; cool crops will be fine

Whether or not the mercury actually touches the freezing mark tonight or Friday night, temperatures in the 30s and 40s will change the chemistry within unripened fruit meaning unless your plant has several layers of frost protection and preferably some artificial heat, those precious love apples you pampered all summer are done gaining in sweetness. Get out there and harvest, but don't despair: Many other crops will survive with a light covering or even thrive.


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Thu Sep 11, 2014

MLM Business Opportunities Blog

Buddha Shaped Fruits

These bizarre Buddha-shaped pears were invented by a farmer in China who is planning to export his novel idea to the UK. Hao Xianzhang has created 10,000 of the mini marvels at his orchard this season and said he plans to take the fruits of his labour to Europe.


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