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Coming to a Farmers’ Market Near You — Fresh, Local Produce! Posted on Apr 25

Coming to a Farmers’ Market Near You — Fresh, Local Produce!

The village market’s teeming, once again with lively folk, as New England’s hardy souls are loosed from winter’s yoke.* If you’re like me, you felt as though winter would never end. And for those who relish wintertime, perhaps even they had a little too much   …Continue Reading Coming to a Farmers’ Market Near You — Fresh, Local Produce!

Pear-Apple Crisp Recipe (sugar-free*) Posted on Dec 13

Pear-Apple Crisp Recipe (sugar-free*)

Pear apple crisp recipe – a healthy dessert.

Eating Smart, Spending Smart: Healthy Foods on a Budget Posted on May 24

Eating Smart, Spending Smart: Healthy Foods on a Budget

  Posted by Anne Hemmer, RD, LDN, MS, with help from Amy Rojas, MPH Anne is the Coordinator of the MA Children at Play Program at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.     Making healthy choices on a budget sometimes does not always seem   …Continue Reading Eating Smart, Spending Smart: Healthy Foods on a Budget

The fantabulous egg Posted on Apr 10

The fantabulous egg

Posted by Anna Waclawiczek Anna is the Chief of Staff at the MA Department of Agricultural Resources (AGR)     A growing number of communities across the Commonwealth are “a-cluck” with backyard chickens, as  home hobbyists try their hand at raising small flocks of poultry. There   …Continue Reading The fantabulous egg

Calories: a balancing act Posted on Oct 18

Calories: a balancing act

  Posted by Lynette Desharnais. Lynette is a program coordinator for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health       Whether it’s a checkbook, a career or your family life, it’s likely you have at least one daily balancing act in your life. Keeping a   …Continue Reading Calories: a balancing act