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1 hr ago | WMUR-TV Manchester

Grow it Green: Knowing when to harvest vegetables

First frost is near, so how do you know when the time is right to harvest your vegetables? Get some advice on Grow it Green. BEFORE WE START WARMING UP.

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5 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Compost Happens: tips for making it happen right

This undated photo shows sprinkling soybean meal on the hay within this compost pile is one way to add nitrogen for quicker composting, in New Paltz, New York. Photo: Lee Reich, AP That problem usually can be traced to some limiting factor in what a pile is fed, or to issues of moisture or aeration.

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7 hrs ago | Patch.com

Quick Trip: Fall into Fall at Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center

All produce is grown on the farm without the use of pesticides, herbicides, or synthesized fertilizers. Check website for available produce.

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11 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Canning 101: 7 Recipes to Can Your Fruits and Vegetables

Canning may seem like an overwhelming endeavor, particularly if you're new to it. However, don't be intimidated by the canning process.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

NutraIngredients

'Very pleased to find a lower dose supports bone health': Kyowa...

The potential bone health benefits of vitamin K2 menaquinone-4 may be achievable at a daily dose of 600 micrograms, according to a new study from Kyowa Hakko with implications for formulations and health. Results of the graded dose study, published in the Nutrition Journal , indicated that the 600 microgram per day dose was associated with a significant lowering of levels of circulating inactive osteocalcin .

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Brandon Sun

Hundreds of varieties of heirloom vegetables, herbs being offered to consumers

It's obviously incorrect to say heirloom vegetables are "new" to Canadian kitchens. But it's fair to say the interest in them "has increased very dramatically over the last decade," says a spokesman for the Organic Council of Ontario.

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UTV

This Morning's Root Vegetable Pies

The man who made vegetables sexy, Yotam Ottolenghi, makes his debut in the This Morning kitchen to demonstrate how to make his warming root vegetable pies for all the family. Place the flour, butter and soured cream in a food processor, with 1 teaspoon of salt, and work until the mixture comes together.

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MassLive.com

Fight flu, cold season with vegetables that boost body's immune system

Butternut squash soup, laced with a hint of ginger and carrot, is packed with nutrients that help the body fight off disease. Seasonal flu and cold season approaches.

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The Washington Post

Wrapped in tortillas, vegetables are at home

As a taco fanatic, I can relate to Jason Wyrick. I don't have Mexican ancestors like he does, but growing up in West Texas I fell hard for Mexican food.

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Steuben Courier

Food for Thought: Swap ingredients for healthier fare

Add colors to your foods - Colorful fruits and vegetables decorate a traditional recipe and make food appear much more appetizing. Look for deep greens in spinach, vibrant reds in tomatoes and a rainbow of colors in peppers to add to your casseroles, lasagnas or meat dishes.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Examiner.com

The Local Fry specialty fry shop coming to Federal Hill

Kevin Irish from Ireland met his now wife Baltimorean Elizabeth while she was living in Europe and upon their marriage moved to back to the United States in 2009. Now with 4 years under their aprons as proprietors of a West Baltimore wing and sub shop they decided to try their own new restaurant concept, enter The Local Fry.

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KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Protecting Your Vegetables From Freezing

Fall and winter are fast approaching and your vegetables might not be ripe enough to pick yet. Here are some steps to help protect your plants from frost or freezing.

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UTV

Phil Vickery's Saturday Sofa Feast

With plenty of Saturday night telly to enjoy, Phil Vickery creates a family feast perfect for sharing on the sofa - sticky lime chicken drumsticks, sweet potato fries, chilli bacon and mayo dip, and a blueberry and marshmallow rocky road. Add a little salt and bring to the boil, then turn down the heat and gently simmer for 20-25mins, or until cooked - soft, but not falling off the bone.

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Washington Times

Upper Peninsula foundation starts food initiative

A foundation in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is starting a program aimed at improving children's long-term health by teaching them how to grow, prepare and appreciate fruits and vegetables. Keweenaw Community Foundation Executive Director Barb Rose says the program will offer nutritional instruction, gardening, food preparation and lots of tasting.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Mumbai: Now, vegetables to become more expensive

After apples, the prices of vegetables are likely to increase by 10-15 per cent due to higher demand and lesser supply A day after mid-day reported how prices of apples are likely to rise due to the Jammu and Kashmir floods that washed away the entire crop in the region, traders at the Agricultural Produce Market Committee in Vashi have hinted that vegetables will also become more expensive. Prices of vegetables at APMC have gone up by 10 per cent.

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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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Sat Sep 13, 2014

CBS Local

Tracy Company Issues Partial Tomato Recall

A California produce company is issuing a recall of some lots of tomatoes and salad kits that include them because they may be contaminated with salmonella. Taylor Farms of Tracy issued the voluntary recall Saturday night for Expo Fresh Roma tomatoes shipped to Costco locations in Los Angeles and Hawthorne in California, Tacoma and Lynwood in Washington, and Las Vegas in Nevada.

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CBS Local

Gardening Tips: Victory Gardens

Victory gardens were planted in the United States during World War II insuring an adequate supply of vegetables for American citizens by freeing up resources for the war effort. I'm Lisa Hilgenberg of the Chicago Botanic Garden with garden history for the week.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Why not plant vegetables this fall?

As your late summer vegetable harvest winds down, why not celebrate a great home gardening season by planting some more!! What? you may ask. The leaves on the trees are starting to change color already and were getting out scarves and sweaters.

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York Press

East Coast passengers to taste chef's dish after competition success

Taking part in the East Coast Chef of the Year Competition at Manor Church of England Academy are Edinburgh chef Ian Fairly, left, last year's winner Annmarie Beattie, from Newcastle, Leeds chef Ross Hallewell, and Edwin Oppong, from London Kings Cross A TOP chef's dish has won a competition to tickle the taste buds of First Class rail passengers next year. Those travelling in style on East Coast trains will be able to taste 31-year-old Ross Hallewell's mouth-watering fillet of seabass with sweet and sour stir-fried vegetables and buttered new potatoes, and a chocolate torte topped with a rich chocolate ganache, served with fresh strawberries for dessert.

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