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Farmer’s Market Shopping Tips

Farmer’s Market Shopping Tips

There are many benefits to shopping local, including supporting your local economy and accessing produce at the peak of freshness! However, shopping at a farmer’s market can sometimes be daunting, especially for first-time market-goers. Here are some tips for how to shop savvy at your next visit!

How do I blanch vegetables so they last longer?

How do I blanch vegetables so they last longer?

Blanching is the process of boiling or steaming vegetables for a short period of time in order to stop the “aging” process of vegetables. [1] This method of quickly cooking vegetables inactivates the enzymes that break vegetables down over time.

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Making Sports Drinks At Home

Making Sports Drinks At Home

At some point you may have asked yourself, “Should I be drinking sports drinks when I exercise?” If you listen to commercial ads, you might think the answer is yes. Ads tell us we should all be drinking sports drinks no matter how much (or little) we exercise. That is not the full story.

Summer Nights At Home

Summer Nights At Home

This summer may look a little bit different than most, but that does not mean that it has to lose its spark. There are still plenty of activities for all ages that can be done right in the comfort of your home… or maybe in the backyard! Here is a list of ideas for the […]

Class Is In Session… At Home!

Class Is In Session… At Home!

Did you know that you have the opportunity to receive nutrition education from the comfort of your home?

Food eTalk in 4 Easy Steps

Food eTalk in 4 Easy Steps

Looking for ways to keep learning from the comfort of your home? Our eLearning modules are recognized nationally as being a sound source of nutrition and healthy lifestyle information.

What’s in your fridge? Making food last

What’s in your fridge? Making food last

Stretching how long your food lasts and preventing food waste is important. It can also help prevent the money you spent on the food from going to waste. Here are a few ways you can help your food stay fresh.

GA SNAP recipients will get maximum benefits in March, April 2020

GA SNAP recipients will get maximum benefits in March, April 2020

On March 23rd, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announced that SNAP recipients will receive maximum SNAP benefits in March and April. [1] The change in benefits is due to the recent impact of COVID-19 on Georgians.

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