Do You Love Food? Do You Know Where To Get More?

Oct 25 2013

Farmer markets

What kind of Food Network local broadcasting do you watch? What interests you when it comes to watching the Food Network locally? Some people only watch it for the reality shows and the competitions. And there are some great ones on there. But there is so much more when it comes to the Food Network, and food in general. Break out of your comfort zone when it comes to your watching habits, and try something new.

  • Why Is Food Important?
  • There are a lot of cooking shows out there that really stress the importance of food. It is not just about cooking food for supper every night. Food is a communal experience. It brings family and friends together to share in that one thing that they can all agree on.

    Being able to cook, even on a basic level, allows you to communicate in that way wi

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Why Should You Buy Locally? Three Options and Reasons to Avoid the Big Supermarkets

Sep 23 2013

Farm markets

Did you know that the average American meal travels for about 1,500 miles before it arrives on your plate? There are a lot of reasons this is not ideal. Not only does it increase our carbon foot print, or how much carbon dioxide emissions our purchases contribute to the atmosphere, but it can also lead to lower quality foods. Because fruit, for example, has to travel long distances, it is often picked while still unripe, then gassed to ripen it after transportation. Tired of being a part of this? Here are three solutions for learning to eat locally grown foods.

1. Farmer Markets

Most communities both large and small support a local farmer’s market, and this can be a great way to get produce that is both cheap and locally grown. Not only will you cut down on your footprint, but you also get a c

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Three Excellent Reasons to Skip the Supermarket, and Find a Farmer

Aug 26 2013

Organic farmers market

Local, natural, free range, organic, fair trade, all these words get thrown around so often that it can be easy to forget about what they truly mean. Buying and eating local means to seek out food that is grown in your community. For example, if you live in a temperate climate, it might mean buying tomatoes from a local farmer instead of ones from the supermarket. Supermarket produce is usually imported from across the country, or from some other country altogether.

There are many excellent reasons to eat local, but here are the big three.

1. It is easy!

CSA, also known as Community Supported Agriculture farms, and farmer markets make it easy for you to find local fruits, vegetables, meat, and other products. Depending on where you live, you may also find it easy to get local foods year round. Cali

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Buying Food Does Not Always Have to Feel Like a Chore

Jul 26 2013

Market place foods

Many individuals spend all week looking forward to the weekend only to realize that, on at least one of the days, they will not be able to do anything fun because they have to run errands and go grocery shopping for their family. However, fresh food markets provide an opportunity to combine the two. Going to the grocery store is a hassle, and pushing through crowded aisles and waiting in line at the cashier is never any fun. In order to avoid those problems, many individuals will want to do their shopping in the fresh air and laid back atmosphere of farmer markets.

Despite constant efforts by management teams to make their supermarket feel more fun, grocery stores still feel like grocery stores. While there are probably more items there than at a fresh food market, for most, shopping for food always feels

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Want To Try Bourbon? Here Are Five Helpful Things To Know

Jul 13 2018

When it comes to Kentucky and alcohol, America’s Bluegrass State is known for one thing: bourbon. Ninety five percent of the world’s bourbon is made in Kentucky and it was declared to be ‘America’s Native Spirit’ in 1964.

Kentucky is so synonymous with bourbon that there are actually more barrels of bourbon than people in Kentucky. In 2012, the Kentucky Distiller’s Association’s total bourbon inventory reached 4.9 million barrels, compared to 4.3 million people living in Kentucky.

On Kentucky’s famous Bourbon Trail, there are eight different distilleries on the Trail, offering visitors a unique taste of Kentucky.

A full list of Kentucky’s distilleries and bourbon produced can be found here.

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4 Ways to Increase Worker Productivity

Jun 29 2018

Throughout the United States, many people work in an office environment. In these offices, managers work to ensure that workers are performing as productively as possible. It’s understandable for managers to want to do everything possible to ensure workers remain productive. With that in mind, here are four ways for office managers to increase workplace productivity.

  1. Reward Employees with a Business Coffee Solution

    Statistics show that 46% of all workers throughout the United States feel that coffee allows them to remain productive while on the job. Considering that, many managers reward employees with an office coffee maker. However, it’s important to avoid going to buy a standard coffee machine for the office

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What’s The Latest Superfood? Turns Out The Best Trend Is Also One Of The Oldest

Jun 22 2018

We hear a lot about superfoods. The hidden healing properties of one ingredient, the unique vitamins in another. Turns out one of the best ingredients ever cultivated has been right under our noses all along.

Nuts are used in all sorts of recipes. They can be a great snack to curb someone’s appetite in-between meals or a way to garnish pastries at the local bakery. They’re delicious, flexible and pack an iconic crunch. In fact, it’s hard to find cultures that don’t use cashew seeds for sale or defatted peanut flour at some point. When you grow peanuts you grow one of the most coveted ingredients found across the world, paving the way for business that will exceed expectations time and time again. What are the benefits of tree nuts, peanuts and cashews?

All that and more will be explored in the list below.

Quick Facts About Nut Pr

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Want To Attract More Customers To Your Cafe? Upgrade Your Soup Station In 2018

Jun 15 2018

Coffee makes the world go round.

This is no mere hyperbole. Without the delicious taste and caffeinated boost of coffee much of what we enjoy today would be a little harder to obtain. In fact, many people find they can’t even get their day started properly without a good, old-fashioned cup of joe. When you craft your cafe you do so while keeping in mind the needs that make lattes, mochas and Americanos such a staple. Customers don’t just want a tasty brew. They want an entire experience to enhance their day and leave them smiling. How can you achieve this with so much competition to sift through?

From paper cups to hot soups, a lot of ingredients are needed to create the ideal coffee experience.

For the sake of scope…let’s look at the state of coffee today. The retail value of the American coffee market, for starters, was recently estimated at a staggering $50 billion. That’s over 55% of the total value share around the world! In fact, the United

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