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What’s in Season? Pumpkins in November!

Yes, it’s that time of the year again! Pumpkins are a joy to look at and to eat! Pumpkins originate from this continent and were a staple of Native American cuisine. They were dried and then ground into flour – a very Interesting concept! Pumpkin flour is commercially available nowadays and can be a great substitute to white flour. The majority of this delicious fruit is now grown for decoration …Read More

What’s in Season? Apples in October!

We are starting the new series “What’s in season”. If you’d like to read about Why eat local and seasonal food? please click on the link. There are more than 7000 varieties of apples in the world. Picking season for most of them is from September until March due to their excellent storage life. Even though an apple a day might not keep the doctor away, apples have numerous health …Read More

Why eat local and seasonal food?

Well, there are many benefits for you and for our planet to eat locally grown food. And by the way, when you eat local food you always eat “in season”. Let’s take a closer look at these benefits: More nutrients and flavor. Locally grown food can be harvested when it’s ripe compared to produce that has to endure long shipping and has to be harvested long before its prime time. …Read More