Stories by Farm and Dairy Staff

Ask Jen about her garden harvest

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Jen plants a garden for the purpose of canning and enjoyment the rest of the year, but her plans never quite work out.

Here’s the scoop on storing homegrown fruits and vegetables

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

If you’re going to eat your garden’s produce fresh, make sure you know the recommended storage methods and lengths.

Columbiana County Fair market livestock sale results

Friday, August 7, 2015

Columbiana County 4-H and FFA members wrapped up their market livestock projects at the annual sale at the Columbiana County Fair.

Ask Jen about eating healthy at the fair

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

If there were a magic calorie-smashing wand, I would have bought like a dozen of them by now. Since there isn’t, we’re going to have to rely on something else this fair season: our own willpower.

What we’re reading: 8/5

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

This week we’re reading about an update on a lab-grown beef burger, restaurants that rip off farm names, weird ice cream flavors and more.

Here’s the scoop on calorie counting at the fair

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

It’s tempting to overindulge at these once-a-year festivals, but keep in mind how many calories you’re putting away in a single trip to the fair.

Ask Jen about zucchini

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

What do you do with all of those extra zukes? You pick all that are ready, load them in your kids’ wagon, and get going.

What we’re reading: 7/29

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

This week we’re reading about food books to add to your reading list, a downloadable taco emoji, National Sneak Some Zucchini onto your Neighbor’s Porch Day and more.

Here’s the scoop on freezing zucchini

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

A season’s worth of zucchini goes a long way, so consider freezing some of it to use later.

Ask Jen about picking berries

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Do you pick your own berries? I do… well, I used to before life got crazy busy. I miss it.

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