Tag: farmers market

6 Healthy Eating Apps That Are Worth a Download

by in Healthy Tips, April 5, 2014

There are so many health and fitness apps it can make hard to determine which ones are worthwhile. Here are 8 healthy food apps that you’ll actually use regularly.

Farmers’ Market Foods to Watch Out For

by in Robin's Healthy Take, July 14, 2013

The farmers’ market has become an entertaining, weekly jaunt for shoppers looking for fresh air and even fresher food. That’s a great thing, but these days, leafy greens and brown eggs are just the beginning of the offerings. Behold the tables featuring homemade cakes, cookies, pies, pizzas, donuts, and assorted fried things. It’s a farmers’Read more

Food Safety at the Farmers’ Market

by in Food Safety, May 13, 2012

Farmers’ markets are the prime destination for fresh and local food, but they’re not free of germs and bacteria. Use our tips to help avoid food safety pitfalls.

Katie’s Healthy Bites: Heirloom Tomatoes

by in In Season, Tomatoes, August 1, 2010

Few can resist taking a bite out of a fresh-picked local tomato, and now that tomato season is in full bloom, heirloom varieties are at their ripest.

Reading List: Candy Tax in Washington, Misleading Food Allergies Info and Rachel Ray’s Food Fight

by in Food News, May 14, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Check Twitter and Facebook before your next visit to the farmers market, food allergy testing to be standardized and meet the White House pastry chef

Market Watch: Beets

by in Farmers' Market Finds, Healthy Recipes, July 1, 2009

Beets may not seem all that exciting but when these babies turn up at the farmers’ market, all I can think about is making my Roasted Beet Risotto. It uses both beets and their greens and makes for a perfect vegetarian meal.

Market Watch: Bok Choy

by in Farmers' Market Finds, Healthy Recipes, June 18, 2009

One cup of raw bok choy has only 9 calories, but includes 63% of your daily vitamin A and more than 50% of your vitamin C needs. It also has calcium and iron — talk about a nutrient-rich leafy green!