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How Can Advertisements Influence Your Food Choices?

January 22, 2020
How can advertisements influence your food choices? Food advertising is aimed to reach a wide range of people and age-levels through various sources and platforms. Advertisements can easily sway one’s food choices, especially adolescents and younger children. Learn more about how you can become an informed consumer and promote healthier eating for your whole family!

It’s Citrus Season!

October 29, 2019
Add some zest to your fall and winter with citrus fruit! The prime harvest time for many citrus fruits is between the months of November to March. Enjoy a “burst of sunshine” during these cold, chilly months, and include some citrus fruits into your day!

Celebrate National Farm to School Month this October!

October 08, 2019
October is National Farm to School Month! This month celebrates the connections between children and local foods and farms and highlights the schools, local farms, and communities that work together to serve fresh, locally-grown ingredients in school cafeterias.

Stone Fruits are in Season!

August 14, 2019
Nothing screams summer more than the sweet, juicy flavors of stone fruits! The term “stone fruit” refers to fruits that contain a hard inner pit or seed, which resembles a stone. From peaches and nectarines to plums, cherries, and apricots, there is an assortment of stone fruits available.

Add Summer Squash to Your Meal!

July 17, 2019
Summer squash is in season! Find it at your local grocery store or farmers market to bring a pop of color and crunch to your meals. This versatile vegetable can be prepared in a variety of ways and added to several dishes you already make!

Refresh Yourself with Summer Fruit

July 04, 2019
Hot, summer days are the perfect time to take advantage of some of your favorite seasonal fruits! From watermelon and cantaloupe to an assortment of summer berries, fruits are a nutritional, sweet treat that the whole family can enjoy.