Now, what to do with the extra… The abundance of seasonal fruits and vegetables can sometimes be overwhelming during the summer months. We are surrounded by delicious fresh produce – crisp vegetables and juicy fruit. We may accidentally buy more than we can eat and be tempted to throw away (or compost) the excess food….
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The days are longer and our moods seem brighter. For many of us, that’s reason enough to gather our families and do something fun. Here are some low-cost, healthy activities to try this summer. Have a picnic at a local park or in your backyard Pack a healthy lunch for the family, some cold water,…
Maine winters can sometimes seem too long and the summers too short. For this reason, it is important to enjoy all this beautiful season has to offer! In peak season – July, August, and September – you can find prices comparable to those in the grocery store. Visiting your local farmers’ market is a great…