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Fresh Fruit

Why You Should Buy Farm Fresh Strawberries

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 07.01.2014 | Taste

A picture is worth a thousand words. Check this one out.

The Best Fruit, In Order (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Nile Cappello | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

Did your favorite come in first?

Fresh Fruit: Parshat Ki Tavo

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 10.20.2013 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

The Jews are commanded to take the first fruits from the signature species of the land of Israel and bring them, in a celebratory procession, up to the Temple Mount. What's all the fuss about some fruit?

Recommended Daily Fruit Amount, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

How many fruits are you supposed to eat each day? Joy Bauer, health and nutrition expert, explained that everyone should eat two to three servings of ...

Aguas Frescas: The Mexican Thirst-Quenchers

Menuism | Posted 11.14.2012 | Taste
Menuism

In the hot summertime, Mexicans reach for a fragrant, ripe fruit juice, freshly dissolved in a blender with ice water to quench the thirst and hydrate the body.

George Zimmerman's Lawyer Prepares His Twinkie Defense Strategy "The Monty Python Defense"

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Martin Lewis

My client George Zimmerman is a very vulnerable individual weighing only 250 pounds. Fragile and delicate like a petite, gamine ballet dancer. His assailant Trayvon Martin was over 100 pounds lighter -- making him much more agile and dangerous.

Proposed Fruit Label Dissolves Into Soap When Rinsed

Posted 12.26.2011 | Home

Fruit labels have their fans, weirdly. Some, like Roger Harris, founder of "the world's first fruit label" site, "The World of Fruit Labels," wax poet...

Ripe for the Picking

Mary Rose | Posted 10.16.2011 | San Francisco
Mary Rose

To get really close to the source, try a U-Pick orchard. You may never want to go back to the chain supermarket variety of so-called fresh fruit, stacked high, well lit, but often hard and tasteless.

31 Chicago Schools Getting Federal Cash For Fresh Fruits And Veggies

Posted 10.03.2011 | Chicago

The state of Illinois has harvested a sizable crop of federal dollars to give away free fresh produce to the poorest students in the state's elementar...

Michelle Obama's Food Desert Crusade

AP | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 09.20.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity moved a step forward Wednesday with the announcement that Wal-Mart and other retaile...

Lucas Kavner

California Mom Collects 500 Tons Of Fresh Fruit For The Hungry

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.26.2011 | Impact

Anna Chan's story is proof that one passing thought could have a lasting effect. Less than three years ago, Anna found herself constantly searching...

Farmers Markets: Denver's Best 6

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 07.20.2011 | Denver

The fields have begun producing, and Colorado’s farmers are bringing their goods to the city. Pick up locally made, organic, fresh produce at these ...

Their Spray Rigs in a Twist

Ken Cook | Posted 07.13.2011 | Green
Ken Cook

It apparently doesn't occur to the pesticide-produce lobby that the reason sales for organic products have surged is because they taste better and don't deliver toxic pesticides into one's daily diet.

San Francisco's Farmers Market: No Place Better to Learn Where Your Food Comes From

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Eileen Ogintz

Welcome to The Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market on San Francisco's wharf. It's a California certified Farmer's Market that connects consumers with California producers.

The Best Winter Fruit For Your Buck

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
EatingWell

It's slim pickings in the fresh fruit aisle at this time of year. It appears to be well stocked--you can find berries and melons just like you did in...

Your Favorite Farmers Markets: HuffPost Readers' Picks (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Ami Cholia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HuffPost Green asked you to send in pictures of your favorite farmers markets from around the country and we've been overwhelmed by the response. Here...