A favorite summer memory of many Wisconsinites is the taste of a freshly-picked, homegrown tomato still warm from the sun’s rays. Food straight from the garden just tastes better – ever wonder why? Read on to hear our top reasons for choosing home- or locally-grown produce. Gardening as a lifelong hobby Gardening is a … Continue reading Perks of Homegrown Fruits & Vegetables
Nothing compares to the taste of a tomato just picked from the vine. Gardening is a fun and satisfying physical activity that gives you access to fresh, affordable produce. Here are a few easy steps to get started with gardening and growing your own nutritious food. 1. Know what grows. When buying plants, ask which … Continue reading How to grow your own Food
Eating locally grown foods has more benefits than one. Not only are these foods tasty, you are supporting local farmers and producers, being sustainable, supporting the local economy, and choosing healthy and nutritious options. Whether you make weekly trips to the local Farmers’ Market or choose restaurants and stores that carry local products, you are … Continue reading Eat Local!
Asparagus is in season right now which means it is fresh and affordable making it a great way to add some vegetables to your day. Don’t forget we all need to consume at least 2 ½ cups per day of vegetables! Asparagus is a flowering perennial, a cousin to garlic. It is one of the … Continue reading Asparagus
Spring has officially arrived, and now is the perfect time to plan your summer garden. There are plenty of reasons to grown your own edible garden this year. Tending a garden is a fun and rewarding activity that helps you to be physically active. Growing your own produce also helps you to incorporate plenty of … Continue reading Edible Garden