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Sun Safety & Sunscreens

Sun Safety & Sunscreens

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width="1/1"][cmsmasters_text] With the dog days of summer upon us, many New Jersians will be down the shore, enjoying the beautiful beaches and boardwalks. Next to your beach tag, the most important thing to bring for that day...

CSA Sign-Up Month is February

CSA Sign-Up Month is February

Support your family’s health, your local farmer, your local community and reduce your carbon footprint by joining one of our region’s many CSAs. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) members form a community that supports their local farm in return for a steady supply...

Food-Planet-Health

Food-Planet-Health

The EAT-Lancet commission, an offshoot of the Lancet, a medical journal from Great Britain, recently published a landmark paper titled: Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT-Lancet Commission on Healthy Diets for Sustainable Food Systems...

Shopping Guides to Farmers Markets

Shopping Guides to Farmers Markets

Farmers markets are thriving this time of year with many vendors and many consumers heading out the door to sell and purchase produce and goods. Not only are farmers markets excellent places to purchase items, they are also excellent places to meet your farmer. ...

Dirty Dozen, Clean Fifteen

Dirty Dozen, Clean Fifteen

Not all produce is created equal.  Some fruits and vegetables are more susceptible to soaking up pesticides than others. The dirty dozen include fruits and vegetables that have a softer outer layer such as strawberries and apples, while the clean fifteen include...

Ever wonder what to do with your CSA box?

Ever wonder what to do with your CSA box?

With author, eater, and connector, Mi Ae Lipe's new book Bounty from the Box: The CSA Farm Cookbook you won't have to. Through recipes, nutrition information, fun facts, and more this book tells the story of food-from seed to plate. Arranged by season, each crop entry...

Guide to stop eating sugar

Guide to stop eating sugar

The modern American diet contains hidden amounts of added sugar. Added sugar is in most things you wouldn't normally think of including bread, sauces, and chicken stock. These sweeteners are tasty and highly caloric, making it easier to overeat. Research indicates...