Roast sweet potato stuffed with feta cheese and kale. healthy food.
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My Love Affair with Sweet Potatoes

November 26, 2012 Marisa Moore

Confession: I love sweet potatoes. As a child, I remember visiting sweet potato fields in South Carolina with my grandmother. My cousins and I would run through the fields getting our shoes and clothes covered

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Make Thanksgiving Count

November 21, 2012 Timi Gustafson

Although I grew up a city girl, a memorable period of my childhood was spent in the English countryside. Of those days, I recall most fondly the harvest season. Because the local farmers couldn’t handle

Eggplant slices on cutting board on wooden background
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Embracing the Eggplant

November 14, 2012 Megan Madden

Though it’s embarrassing to admit, eggplant has always been on my “do not eat” list. The spongy purple veggie just never appeared at the dinner table growing up.  Even after marrying into an Italian family

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Apple Crisp (Absolutely) Anytime

November 12, 2012 Janel Funk

It’s rare I go a day in the fall without eating a crisp, juicy, locally harvested apple. McIntosh apples are my favorite, but sweet Honeycrisp and tart Zestar are close runners up. Perhaps my strong

black-eyed peas in wooden bowl on wooden background
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Nashville Flair

November 8, 2012 Karman Meyer

I'm a Midwestern girl at heart, but three years ago I moved to Nashville for my dietetic internship at Vanderbilt. And what an experience it has been to learn about a new culture and cuisine!

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Local and Naturally Gluten-Free

November 7, 2012 Rachel Begun

I find it fascinating that the local food and gluten-free trends have simultaneously gone mainstream. The former is my passion and the latter my necessity (and expertise). As a dietitian specializing in the gluten-free lifestyle,

Organic food. Harvest of fresh vegetables in old boxes
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Local Harvest in the Bread Basket

November 6, 2012 Alexandra Caspero

I sometimes forget how lucky I am to be living in what is known as the "bread basket"–a 400-mile stretch in California that grows nearly one quarter of the country's produce. Having this much fresh,

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Picking a Proper Pepper

November 5, 2012 Amber Massey

We've had a spell of cooler weather here in North Texas. I say spell, because it will be short lived. I am confident in my statement due to the fact that this is Texas after

Pouring corn grain into tractor trailer after harvest at field
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Harvest on the Front Lines

November 1, 2012 Jennie Schmidt

There's really no better place to reflect on the year than driving a combine. That's because, as fun as it is, it leaves you plenty of time to look over a field and think. Harvest

Woman is picking tomatoes in the greenhouse and puts into a basket; farming, gardening and agriculture, concept
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What Fall Harvest Means to Me

October 31, 2012 Rebecca Subbiah

HARVEST—THE VERY WORD MAKES YOU THINK OF FARMERS IN THE FIELDS, the abundance of crops, and hands eagerly picking the bounty from gardens. My harvest memories start in England, where I was born, and travel