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Fruit or Vegetable?

Some consider tomatoes a fruit, while others insist it is a vegetable. 

Since there is more than one way to classify...
08/22/2012
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Watauga Farmers’ Market makes healthy food accessible with EBT

Low-income community members may not realize that they can buy the freshest, healthiest food available at the farmers’ market.

The...
08/16/2012
63

Organic gardening movement flourishing

The number of home vegetable gardens in our region is on the rise. 
08/09/2012
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4-H day campers explore region for pizza ingredients

What kind of pizza would you be able to make if all the ingredients had to come from within a 30-mile radius of Boone?
07/26/2012
65

Variety keeps summer squash satisfying

Wintertime longings often include foods such as tomatoes, peaches and watermelon, but usually not squash.
07/19/2012
66

Strawberries: short growing season begins

Mountain strawberry plants are finally starting to produce.
05/31/2012
67

Summer gardening, workshops, farm tours and more

This is the time of year to decide on summer plans.
05/24/2012
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Shannon Carroll heads ‘Growing Success’

Gardening enthusiasts envision children learning most all subjects by planting a school garden. There is spacing between plants to decide upon and...
05/10/2012
69

Community gardens grow to feed hungry

St. Luke’s garden coordinator Bill Marr is committed to sharing fresh produce with anyone in the community who has energy to help out with their expanding garden.
05/03/2012
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Lessons Learned from My Garden

Six years ago on newly acquired south-facing land, I attempted to grow a good variety in my small garden.

After purchasing grow lights, I...
04/26/2012
71

Local Chefs for Local Food

This winter, High Country gardeners and farmers have been growing cold-tolerant vegetables, such as greens, lettuce and radishes in green houses or...
04/19/2012
72

Wheat flour terms demystified

During a recent cooking class, I was asked about the difference between wheat flours.
04/05/2012
73

Watauga third-graders complete eight-week nutrition course

You’ve decided to purchase the healthiest breakfast cereal available. But reading the nutrition fact labels only confuse you. Just ask a third...
03/29/2012
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March is National Nutrition Month

With warm weather approaching, the thought of pulling out my summer wardrobe is a motivator to pay attention to how much I’m putting on my plate....
03/15/2012
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Community Care Clinic clients cook smart, eat smart

Volunteers and staff at the Community Care Clinic know that healthy lifestyle choices make a huge difference in quality of life, health and reduction of health care costs.
03/08/2012
76

Sign-up deadlines approaching for CSA shares

Several farms in the region are now offering a limited number of “shares” in a Community Supported Agriculture model.
03/01/2012
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Young children eat smart, move more at area day cares

Programs assisted by mini-grants through Appalachian District Health
02/23/2012
78

Let’s Get Creative

Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture offers tour of Ashe County commercial kitchen Saturday
02/16/2012
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Slow Food Boone offers Indian cooking demonstration Sunday

Lacking a bonafide Indian restaurant in Boone, local fans of the spicy cuisine will have a chance to learn about preparation methods this weekend.
02/09/2012
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National Wear Red Day Feb. 3

Day for awareness educates women about heart disease
02/02/2012

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