Wednesday, July 15, 2020
peppermint candy

Last week the FDA announced that it was banning the use of seven synthetic food-flavoring additives that have been linked to the development of cancer.
sandwiches

If your child wants to bring a packed lunch to school, there are several ways to make sure it's both healthy and safe from foodborne illness.
ripe pawpaws

Pawpaws are growing in popularity as part of the healthy food movement. Learn more about pawpaws and their health benefits.

By Sarah Cross Everyone creates his own image when you think of “home.” For some, it may be their “home place,” where they were raised....
Spend Smart. Eat Smart. App

The “Spend Smart. Eat Smart.” app can help you calculate unit price in order to compare similar products to get the best value and save money.

By Julie Garden-Robinson, Food and Nutrition Specialist One morning as I was brushing my teeth, I heard a snippet on a national news program about...
hydrangea, zinnia, foxgloves collage

When you’re shopping for seeds, you’ll notice that packets are labeled with perennial, annual or biennial. Here’s a reference guide for telling the difference.
turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans and stuffing

The average cost of this year’s Thanksgiving dinner for 10 is $48.90 — a 22-cent decrease from last year’s average of $49.12.

To grow your own backyard berries make an environment that supports plant health, choose cultivars well suited to the region and provide proper plant care.
flood

Flooding can compromise the safety of stored food. Learn how to reduce food waste and the risk of foodborne illness during times of severe flooding.