Eating Local Produce Year Round in Minnesota

Authored by Jennifer Kret, UMN Public Health Nutrition Why eat local? If you ask any devout “locavore” or “localtarian” they will tell you, among other reasons, locally grown produce is simply fresher and tastes better. The importance of eating locally produced foods is eloquently put in the Japanese interpretation of “food with a face,” and […]


Spring Greens

Authored by Hilary Gebauer, UMN Public Health and Nutrition So you’ve made it home from the market with a bag full of leafy greens, but now what? They were so irresistible on the farmer’s table, but now they may seem a little mysterious. Don’t let them get limp and mushy in the back of your […]