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This Activist Wants You To Rethink Ugly Produce

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.11.2016 | Good News

Anti-food waste activist Jordan Figueiredo is putting a lighthearted spin on the otherwise serious issue of food waste. As part of his Ugly Fruit And ...

8 Healthy Grocery Shopping Tips Registered Dietitians Swear By

SELF | Posted 06.30.2016 | Taste
SELF

Step 1: Shop with a plan. For SELF, by Audrey Bruno. Healthy eating starts with choosing the right ingredients--it's way easier to make a nutritious ...

Summer Camp in the Kitchen

Tzvi Miller | Posted 06.07.2016 | Taste
Tzvi Miller

Raise your hand if you ever went to and/or worked at sleep away summer camp. A hundred million hands go up. Raise your hand if you ever worked in a summer camp kitchen. Ninety percent of hands go down.

7 Paths that Seed the Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.25.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize seven individuals from South America to East Africa that have projects that are literally seeding c...

6 Favorite Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables

Mehmet Oz, M.D. | Posted 05.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Mehmet Oz, M.D.

The warmer weather also means the opening of farmers markets, which offer fresh, flavorful and nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables. What should you be looking out for this summer? Here are a few of my favorites that I've been waiting for all winter.

These 5 Kitchen Tricks Will Keep Your Food Fresher, Longer

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 05.13.2016 | Taste

At a time when there are nearly 50 million food-insecure Americans who are going without, and yet we're discarding about 80 billion pounds of food was...

Research Shows Uglier Produce Could Actually Be Healthier

Grub Street | Posted 05.09.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

(Photo: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images) By Clint Rainey When people see a tomato that's sprouting five miniature tomatoes from its stem, or a carrot...

The Power of the Limbic Brain

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 02.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Feelings and emotions that motivate or paralyze us lie within the limbic system. Our awareness that our emotional life colors our performance can liberate us from some brain chains.

Does Leaving The Avocado Pit Make It Stay Fresh For Longer?

SELF | Posted 01.06.2016 | Taste
SELF

Myth busters: Produce edition.

Cooking With The Whole Vegetable Is Way Easier Than You Think

Chadwick Boyd | Posted 11.24.2015 | Taste
Chadwick Boyd

While home cooks care a lot about ease and convenience in the kitchen, today they also want more from their food. Whole vegetable cooking allows for just that. No need to waste time peeling beets and no money wasted throwing their greens away. Nowadays, it's wash, cook, eat... and enjoy.

10 Recipes to Show Off Fall Vegetables

Food52 | Posted 10.22.2015 | Taste
Food52

It's no shocker that amidst our modern world of packaged foods and convenient lifestyles, the culinary movement has been steadily shifting towards a m...

Your Guide to Selecting the Best Fall Produce

Rodale Wellness | Posted 09.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Rodale Wellness

While we can't divert everyone away from their favorite grocer, we can give you the necessary tips to selecting the best seasonal fruits and veggies. And now that fall is rearing its head any day now (at least we hope so), now is as good of a time as any to get the lowdown on how to pick your purchases wisely.

5 Produce Secrets Supermarkets Don't Want You To Know

Oprah.com | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 09.14.2015 | OWN

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How To Keep Tomatoes Fresh For Longer

Food52 | Posted 08.27.2015 | Taste
Food52

Refrigerators can drastically affect tomatoes' taste. The cold temperatures cause them to lose their flavor and become mealy. New research suggests, however, that the same could be true of the opposite.

The 8 Best Produce Picks For Late Summer

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Despite the fact that some kids are back in school and it's getting dark earlier, summer is not over. And while the sun's still shining, remember: Sum...

Freeze! Here's How to Keep Summer Fruits Good Through Winter

Glamour | Posted 08.14.2015 | Taste
Glamour

By Jillian Kramer, Glamour Photo: Romulo A. Yanes If, like us, you've been spending every weekend at the farmers' market, stocking up on berries, p...

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

Food52 | Posted 08.11.2015 | HuffPost Home
Food52

Today, we're re-running one of our summertime Food52 references. A disclaimer: No fruit flies were harmed or killed in the writing of this post. (But ...

Boulder Food Rescue: From Passion To Impact, Redefining Food Systems

Hana Dansky | Posted 08.11.2015 | Impact
Hana Dansky

For me, the desire to make change began with curiosity. I was curious to know how the food that ended up on my plate came to be, and what impact it ha...

How To Make Stamped Menus Using Scraps Of Produce

Food52 | Posted 08.12.2015 | HuffPost Home
Food52

Certain produce, like okra and citrus, will make graphic stamps when sliced in half -- and better yet if they're dried out and gnarly like that lemon wedge wasting away in your fridge. Enter the easiest way to make the most of your excess summer bounty.

You're Storing Your Tomatoes All Wrong

Glamour | Posted 07.29.2015 | Taste
Glamour

We've all seen our carefully selected, beautifully ripe farmers' market tomatoes turn into gross squishy blobs after a few too many days of, "I'm definitely eating those tomorrow."

A Handy Chart For How Long Fresh Produce Will Last

Food52 | Posted 07.02.2016 | Taste
Food52

To maximize the shelf life of your produce, take the time to store everything properly before you put it away. This doesn't mean you need to wash everything--in fact, you shouldn't. Most items will last longer if you don't.

3 Mistakes You Are Making in Storing Fruits and Vegetables

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 06.04.2016 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

Most people unpack their shopping bags and put everything in the refrigerator. In theory, that seems like a good idea, doesn't it? Then why do we find a few days later our fruits and vegetables are limp, shriveled, or worse yet rotten? What went wrong?

Here's How Long All Of Your Produce Lasts

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 09.10.2015 | Taste

Late spring is the time of year when it's really hard to pass by the farmers market without scooping up far more produce than you can actually fit in ...

'Where Hope Grows': A Review

International Down Syndrome Coalition | Posted 05.11.2016 | Impact
International Down Syndrome Coalition

The International Down Syndrome Coalition staff had the privilege of a private screening of Where Hope Grows. Staff members were impressed and moved by the film. This inspiring movie shatters stereotypes of those with Down syndrome.

Upgrade Your Snack With These Fresh Picks

Julie Upton | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

One of my nutrition "rules" I live by is to always have a serving of fruit or veggies as their snacks. My gym bag always has an apple, banana or clementines in it as I find those fruits travel well and are easy to eat when I'm time-pressed and on-the-go.