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October 9th, 2017

Sweet on Sweet Potatoes

by Yael Ben-Chaim

As summer farmers market season comes to a close, one hearty vegetable is making an appearance, preparing to shine its way through colder grounds and darker nights. Sweet potatoes are a cold weather crop and are abundant at Maryland farmers markets. Sweet potatoes are sometimes mistakenly identified as “yams,” a different root vegetable common in…

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Throughout the South, collard greens—or simply “greens”—coupled with bacon, onions, and garlic, are a comfort food staple. While this Southern delicacy is an unmistakably delicious…

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Kohlrabi is one of the quirkiest looking vegetables you’ll find at the farmers market. No, it’s not an alien! Kohlrabi is a delicious and nutritious…

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Are green beans and string beans the same thing? In fact, they are! When green beans were first cultivated, they grew with a string attached…

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Sweet and earthy beets are delicious roasted, boiled, grilled, and even raw — making this versatile, nutrient-dense root vegetable a farmers market favorite. Bonus: freshly…

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Apples- an iconic, trusted, tasty, and popular snack, pie, and lunch bag staple for many. The seventh Get FEd! fruit is APPLES! While apples are…

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Green smoothie aficionados may have recently begun singing Swiss chard’s praises, but record of its health benefits date back to Aristotle, who wrote about its…

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