Food: Fuel for the Future

Happy National Nutrition Month! We often think about the food we eat as fuel for our bodies, for our health, for healing and for play. While this is all true, have you thought of food as fuel for the future? That’s the theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month.

Food is important not just to our own personal health, but also to the health of our environment and our surrounding communities.

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It’s Tomato Time!

Tomato lovers, rejoice … tomatoes are in season again!  Tomatoes come in many different colors, shapes and sizes, from the small grape tomato to the large, meaty beefsteak.

The best time of year to buy fresh tomatoes in Maryland is July through September, when they will be ripe and delicious.  If you haven’t eaten a fresh, local tomato, you don’t know what you are missing!

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Seasonal Fall Produce

I don’t know about you, but fall is my favorite season of the year! Nothing beats a cool evening by the fire as we drink some hot apple cider and enjoy the company of our loved ones. Autumn also brings great seasonal vegetables that are packed with nutritional value and are delicious too!

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