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SPOTLIGHT ON: The Avocado Posted on Aug 14

SPOTLIGHT ON: The Avocado

Posted by Samantha Noderer Samantha is a Health Communication Intern at the Department of Public Health       There always seems to be a trendy new fruit or vegetable being advertised as the best thing next tosliced bread. But really, the avocado explosion is   …Continue Reading SPOTLIGHT ON: The Avocado

My Journey back to Watermelon Posted on Jul 31

My Journey back to Watermelon

Lani Telian, Department of Public Health          The other night, my parents took me and my fiancé out to eat. My mom likes to keep the conversation light, and as usual, asked questions like “what was your favorite memory as a kid?”   …Continue Reading My Journey back to Watermelon

Farmers’ Markets…in February? Posted on Feb 7

Farmers' Markets...in February?

Lani Telian, Department of Public Health       That’s right! For all you fair weather market-fans out there, there are farmers’ markets up and functioning in the cold weather, too! Local farmers work all year long to produce fresh fruits and vegetables, and more   …Continue Reading Farmers’ Markets…in February?

Get 5-a-Day Without Throwing Money Away! Posted on Jan 18

Get 5-a-Day Without Throwing Money Away!

  Posted by: Lynn DiTaranto, Department of Public Health.   Lynn is a Nutrition Education Specialist with DPH.         Tired of paying high prices for fresh fruits and vegetables at the store? Do you often find yourself throwing your produce away because   …Continue Reading Get 5-a-Day Without Throwing Money Away!