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2014-07-01 23:03:13

Easy to grow and requiring little care, BrazelBerries thrive in containers on patios, decks and balconies. Lowell, OR (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Fresh blueberries and raspberries have never been easier to grow. With new BrazelBerries, all that is needed is a sunny spot big enough for a container. Patios, decks, front steps and urban balconies are perfect choices. These revolutionary berry shrubs are changing where fruit is grown. They’re as decorative as they are tasty, offering compact,...

2014-06-04 11:14:56

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences When participants in a local Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program received vouchers for fruits and vegetables at area farmers markets, they ate a greater variety of vegetables and more often chose fruits or vegetables as snacks. But a survey comparing prices at grocery stores and farmers markets showed that better produce prices could be found in local supermarkets, says a new University of Illinois...

2014-05-02 12:29:23

Now delivering the highest quality fresh produce in town CHICAGO, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Artizone, Chicagoland's only online and year-round marketplace for fresh, small-batch, artisan foods, is partnering with Packed Produce to offer top-quality produce available for delivery. Highlights of the Packed Produce Store include: -- An expanded selection of local, organic produce including seasonal highlights such as asparagus, peas and lettuces at a competitive price...

2014-04-24 23:15:38

Hollandia Produce, LP, grower and shipper of Live Gourmet and Grower Pete’s brands of living lettuce and leafy greens, today announced it has earned a perfect score on its PrimusGFS certification audit, recently conducted by Primus Laboratories. Carpinteria, Calif. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Hollandia Produce, LP, grower and shipper of Live Gourmet and Grower Pete’s brands of living lettuce and leafy greens, today announced it has earned a perfect score on its PrimusGFS certification...

2014-04-23 23:01:36

Orlando farm Blueberry Hill welcomes the start of their U-Pick season, where customers have the opportunity to pick their own fresh blueberries and create lasting memories. Clermont, Florida (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Central Florida blueberry farm Blueberry Hill Farm is pleased to announce the opening of their U-Pick season, when their blueberries are ripe and ready to be picked by customers. The U-Pick blueberry season will continue through early June. Conventional berries are ready now...

2014-04-08 12:22:14

Gotham Greens Builds World's First Commercial High Tech Greenhouse on Roof of Whole Foods Market BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A stunning glimpse into our green future is underway in Brooklyn where Gotham Greens has built and is now operating a 20,000 s.f. state-of-the-art, climate controlled farm on the roof of a local Whole Foods Market. The hydroponic greenhouse grows the highest quality vegetables all year round--including the dead of winter. A sophisticated...

2014-03-06 23:22:06

High quality black raspberry powder from Berri Products LLC was used by Ohio State University to create easy-to-use products designed to improve consistency and compliance in clinical trials. Portland, OR (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Berri Products LLC, a leader in providing high-quality black raspberry products to clinical trials and directly to consumers, has supplied black raspberry powder to Ohio State University, where a team of food scientists used it to make black raspberry candies for...

2014-01-31 23:34:57

Oregon berry product innovator, Berri Products, announces membership to the Northwest Food Processors Association. (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Berri Products, LLC, makers of high-quality berry products grown and produced on their partner farms, is pleased to announce its membership to the Northwest Food Processors Association (NWFPA) as an Associate Processor. Recently, Berri Products attended the 100th NWFPA Expo in Portland, Oregon. The NWFPA is the largest regional food manufacturing...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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