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Where Does Grocery Store Produce Come From?

Your supply of store-bought produce has lived a long journey before it reaches your table. If you’re buying from a large retailer, your fruits and veggies have likely crossed state lines, traveled highway to highway and hopped from storage unit to storage unit. It has...

Eat the uglies!

Guest post from blogger and member of The Produce Box Kate Kelly     Earlier this summer I took a tour of an Eastern North Carolina cucumber farm. It was really interesting to learn how the farm works, from preparing the soil, planting, picking, boxing, and shipping...

Sweet vs. Savory – What’s Your Fave?

It’s a sweet vs. savory showdown! We all know that vegetables are savory and fruits are sweet. We put fruits into pies, tarts and delicious desserts and we roast or saute vegetables with salt, pepper and all sorts of yummy spices. But you can mix it up! Food...

Grilled Peaches – Two Kid-Friendly Recipes!

Guest post from Kate Kelly (Life of a Ginger blogger and member of The Produce Box) Mmmm peaches! So sweet and juicy! They’re great on their own, in pies, in cobblers, in ice cream. But have you ever tried to add some savory to your peaches and grill them?...

Grilled Sweet Corn with Herb Butter

Guest post from Kate Kelly (Life of a Ginger blogger and member of The Produce Box) We used sweet corn earlier this summer to make salsa, now let’s grill it! The sweet kernels, the savory flavor of herbs and butter, the smell. Is your mouth watering yet? Fire up...

Watermelon Peach Salsa

These long, lazy summer days are sadly coming to an end. Kids are getting ready for school and fall fruit is ripening. But there’s still time to enjoy summer and all of its delights. Two of the best parts of summer are sweet, juicy watermelon and peaches. For sure,...

Do you Live in a Food Desert?

You may have heard of a food desert, but not know what exactly what one is or where one is. It may be closer than you think in North Carolina. The USDA defines a food desert as “parts of the country vapid of fresh fruit, vegetables, and other healthful whole foods.”...

Is Romaine Safe To Eat? Let Us Eat Lettuce!

What a year for Lettuce! As you may have heard, there was an outbreak of contaminated lettuce this year carried first in romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona fields and most recently in the salads of a major fast-food chain. Fortunately, all of the affected lettuce is...
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