Food

Homegrown vegetables: Plan, rotate crops, and enjoy

May 10th, 2021 | By
Homegrown vegetables: Plan, rotate crops, and enjoy

Whether planning your first, second or 10th vegetable garden, it can be overwhelming. There are so many tasty vegetables and never enough space and time to grow them all. Start with a plan. Locate your garden in a sunny location with moist, well-drained soil. Save those partially sunny areas for greens like lettuce, chard and
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$40 vouchers help pay for farmers market produce

Apr 29th, 2021 | By

Eligible seniors can apply online for the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program in Pierce County and receive vouchers to purchase produce from participating farmers markets and farm stores, beginning May 3. Officials said more than 2,000 vouchers are available, each valued at $40. They can be used for fresh, locally grown and produced fruit, vegetables
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Eating clean and healthy on a budget

Apr 12th, 2021 | By
Eating clean and healthy on a budget

Does eating a healthy, nutritious and satisfying diet without breaking the bank seem like an impossible task?  Think shopping at upscale grocery stores like Whole Foods, ordering high-end take-out, or expensive meal kits are the best options?  Not so, says Manasa Rajan, lead nutritionist at Cure.fit, who shares five ways you can eat clean and
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You are what you eat when it comes to skin-deep affects of aging

Mar 1st, 2021 | By
You are what you eat when it comes to skin-deep affects of aging

That old adage “You are what you eat” applies to your skin. Nicolette Pace, a dietician and nutritionist who has been featured on television and in magazines, notes, “Good skin relies on an adequate supply of essential nutrients. Some studies indicate that it’s indeed possible to delay aging and get an improvement in skin condition
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