Turmeric is an ancient plant – it was domesticated over 4,000 years ago and has been used since as a medicine, dye, and skin care product
They are ugly and boring. Dirt clings to them and their deformities abound. Next to beautiful strawberries or a shiny apple they will get no notice.But these ugly, misshapen inhabitants of the underground, heroes of healthy eating known as root vegetables, will brighten up a cold night's meal. Whose idea was it to take the first... Continue Reading →
The New England Produce Council and the newly launched Produce Buzz Website have announced an event designed to challenge people in the produce industry to eat ten fruits and veggies a day. "We are facing an ever-increasing health crisis in this country, and we in the produce business have a big part of the... Continue Reading →
Without these weird and wonderful creatures living in a society that demands total sacrifice, we would not have the abundant variety of fresh produce that we enjoy. Saturday, August 18th is a day to celebrate them.
This is National Farmers Market Week and it's the perfect time to celebrate the exploding resurgence of these ancient institutions. It’s like a weekly holiday when the local farmers market rolls around in your neighborhood. If you don’t know what we are talking about then you haven’t been to one in a while. Farmers Markets... Continue Reading →
Avocados work miracles for our bodies in so many ways. You probably have already heard they are the "good kind of fat" but here's a list of other things they can do for you and it's not just on your insides. Avocados are one of the healthiest foods on the planet. They are also probably... Continue Reading →
Burgers and dogs are the undisputed stars of Fourth of July celebrations. But keep some space on the grill for the beauty and deliciousness of summer’s cornucopia. The color and flavors of grilled fruit and veggies will delight your family and guests. We at Produce Buzz have an agenda. We want you to eat more... Continue Reading →
May is National Salad Month in the United States. It's great that we can celebrate the rise in popularity of these delicious creations. Almost everyone today recognizes the health benefits of salads made with fresh greens and other veggies. But for nearly two millennia that wasn't the case at all. In fact, the prevailing wisdom... Continue Reading →