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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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Eat ‘em raw, grilled, sautéed, or freeze for later: no matter how you eat and prepare them, bell peppers are a must-have summer farmers market…

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Common in Creole, Southern, and Cajun dishes, this tiny-but-mighty vegetable has ventured to Maryland farmers markets. Some call okra “lady’s fingers” because of its long…

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Summer squash—in all its glorious shapes, sizes, and colors— fill the tables of Maryland farmers markets in these hot summer months. Squash is in the…

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National Farmers Market Week (August 6 to 12, 2017) is an annual celebration sponsored by the USDA that highlights the important role farmers markets play…

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Did you know,  in the 1700’s, when eggplants were first cultivated they were rounder and yellow or white; similar in aesthetics to an egg, hence…

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