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People Consume Fruits, Vegetables More Often When They Have Easy Access To Them
2013-09-04 07:56:56

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Access to adequate fruits and vegetables is problematic in low-income communities because of limited access to supermarkets and farmers' markets. Community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs may be a feasible approach for providing fresh fruits and vegetables to under-resourced communities, according to a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. CSAs link consumers to a local farm’s produce over a growing season....

2013-09-03 23:23:50

In response to an article published on The Kansas City Star, Colle Farmers Market, an online farmers market, discusses the growing acceptance of food stamps at local farmers markets. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, an online farmers market, responds to an article published on The Kansas City Star that discusses the rising acceptance of food stamps at farmers markets in Michigan. According to the article published by The Kansas City Star on August 25 titled...

2013-08-22 23:27:37

In Peterson’s eBook My Ordinary, Extraordinary Yard, he shares the simple process of how he transformed his residential landscape into an edible garden delight. The eBook is available for free download for a limited time. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Growing food in the city? Really? The Urban Farming revolution is upon us with homeowners across the country turning their urban flowerbeds into mini-farms and converting their flowerpots into edible garden delights. This new breed...

2013-08-13 23:27:52

In response to an article published on CJ Online, Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for local vegetables, emphasizes the importance of locally grown produce in Kansas’s supermarkets. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Colle Farmers Market comments on an article published by CJ Online, which details efforts being made by many Kansas grocery stores to promote local vegetables and other produce over imported goods. According to an August 3rd article published on CJ Online titled “Blue...

2013-08-08 23:24:28

In response to an article published by the Chicago Tribune, online organic farmers market, Colle Farmers Market, commends Prairie Farm Corp for their Youth Development Program. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 On August 8, Colle Farmers Market comments on an article published by the Chicago Tribune on July 23, 2013 titled "Farming Program Cultivates Vegetables and Youth," which discusses Prairie Farm Corp and their dedication to teaching young people important life skills...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'