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Control Soil By Gardening In Raised Beds Or Containers

One reason I don’t plant vegetables in the ground – you can never really know what’s been buried or spilled there over the years before you arrived.

08/04/2014

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Walking, Fruits and Veggies A Recipe For Good Health

Research shows that even one hour of exercise a week is better for your health than doing nothing. Add fruits and vegetables to your diet and you’re on your way.

07/22/2014

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Top Spots To Pick Your Own Summer Produce

To reawaken the gatherer in you, head to one of these local farms and get your hands dirty.

06/06/2014

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Local College Students Grow Produce To Help Feed Area Residents

Hope of Harvest is a program that puts food on the tables of area residents. Scott Smith, Assistant Farm Manager at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown says this year, the program is expected to grow more than 50,000 pounds of vegetables.

03/29/2014

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Eating Certain Foods Can Help You Save Money And Improve Your Health

Eating healthy is always important, but it takes on added significance when you’re sick or battling a serious illness.

03/23/2014

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iVeggieGarden App

The iVeggieGarden app is a thorough guide to planning, tracking and growing your vegetable garden, with answers to just about any question.

03/21/2014

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Not Much More Expensive To Eat Healthy

Most people believe that it is far more expensive to eat healthy but the difference can reportedly be as little as one dollar and fifty cents per day.

12/19/2013

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Diabetic Diet May Benefit All Of Us

The biggest step to prevent kidney problems for diabetics is to maintain good control of the blood sugar, but much can be done with a good diet as well.

10/21/2013

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Plant Fall Vegetables Now

It’s time to get your fall vegetables in the ground – or into raised beds or just great big pots, which are what I use.

08/12/2013

Stigall Show Log 7.11.13

Chris details the cancer diagnoses of former Phillie Darren Daulton, the newest arrival at the Philadelphia Zoo, and the changing House Republican agenda on immigration reform. He also talks to Senator Pat Toomey and Comedian Joe DeRosa.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/11/2013

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Guide To Philadelphia’s Farmers’ Markets

With so many farmers’ markets within the city and scattered throughout the suburbs, Philadelphians can take their pick of delicious, local produce, dairy products and baked goods…even artisinal chocolate!

05/24/2013

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Environmental Group Releases Annual ‘Dirty Dozen’ List Of Fruits And Vegetables

The list, which highlights the 12 fruits and vegetables that are most contaminated by pesticides, included an additional “Plus” category for the second year in a row.

05/08/2013

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Tainted Cucumbers Sicken More Than 70 People In 18 States

The Food and Drug Administration is detaining imports of cucumbers from a Mexican company after they were linked to salmonella illnesses in 18 states.

04/26/2013

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Ask A Farmer: Philly Summer Produce Guide

The managers and lead farmer at Shady Brook Farm in Yardley share their top tips for visiting and shopping at the markets this season.

04/03/2013

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Dieting To Beat Cancer

According to a report, a diet consisting of fruits and vegetables and soy is an excellent defense against cancer.

10/19/2012

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