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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More Than A Second Opinion The Growing Demand Of Used Thermo King Refrigeration Units

Oct 14 2019

It’s incredible what a simple boost in technology can do for our well-being. Just take a look at the refrigerated truck.

Also known as the reefer trailer, the refrigerated truck is one of the most incredible feats in human ingenuity as we know it. Unsurprisingly, it’s so synonymous with everyday life it’s easily taken for granted. Without refrigerated trucks many of the foods we know and love wouldn’t be able to be shipped great distances. The medical industry regularly relies on reefer trailers to keep medication, blood, and various liquids safe from harm. One way or another, we are in a constant rotation between using reefer trailers or enjoying the benefits of reefer trailers.

When seeking out used Thermo King refrigeration units, it’s understandable to be a little overwhelmed by the options at display. Finding the right one, however, is all too easy once you get a few basics under your belt.

Reefer Trailers Are Incredibly Common In Th

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Why Your Bakery Needs Commercial Meat Cutters and Grinders

Oct 02 2019

Running or managing a bakery is by no means an easy task. You would have to constantly keep in mind the tastes and preferences of your customers and create delicious baked goods that can satisfy the taste buds. Operating a bakery also means having access to all the right equipment that you would need to in order to create those delicious baked goods. For any bakery, it is important to have the right equipment in place and to make smart, insightful decisions when it comes to the purchase of new equipment and the maintenance and care of what you already have.

The importance of having the right equipment for your bakery cannot be overstated. Since you would be making baked goods in large batches, a lot of the inherent processes can be made a lot easier with the help of the right machines. Having these machines can allow your business to thrive by providing you with an opportunity to automate repetitive tasks and to make the results consistent. This is where having the right equipmen

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Six Ways To Make A Creative Ice Cream Shop Menu

Aug 29 2019

In the summer time when the weather is hot, there’s nothing Americans love to do more than grab their favorite frozen treat, sit on a picnic bench and enjoy the nice weather.


It’s hard to blame them. Americans love ice cream so much that the average American eats more than 48 pints of ice cream each year and 90% of U.S. households regularly indulge in a sweet, frozen treat.


For ice cream shops everywhere, creating a solid menu is paramount. It’s true that you want to create a warm and inviting atmosphere for customers, but you also want to make sure they can find something on your menu that they like. Having a good business plan is crucial to the long-term success of your business, but so it having menu items that keep customers coming back.


So how to you go about creating the perfect menu for your ice cream shop? Here are some things to think about that can help you pull it off:

  • Menu = culture: As you design a menu for your ice cream shop

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Why Eating Mexican Food Can Be Great For Your Health

Aug 21 2019

There’s no denying that Americans love their Mexican food. In fact, there are a million restaurants in the United State and one in every 10 sells Mexican food.


The invention of Tex Mex cuisine
in the 1940s led to a fusion of American and Mexican cuisines that has well received by people of all backgrounds. Tacos, enchiladas, burritos and other Mexican dishes are all the rage these days as evidence by Americans’ love of Mexican restaurants and weekly traditions like Taco Tuesday. Americans consume four billion tacos each year alone.


For as much as folks love going out to eat Mexican food, they cook it at home too. The wide variety of Mexican cuisines allow for people to cook burritos, enchiladas, tacos, fajitas and all their favorite tex mex food and Mexican food in the comfort of their homes.


Mexican food doesn’t just taste good. It actually has plent

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