April Produce Updates

Peter Dodge

Hi everyone Due to a cold snap in February there is not an abundance of vegetables coming from Florida.  Look for higher prices in beans peppers and cucumbers. Florida’s strawberries are finished now for the year.  California Navel oranges are getting towards the end as well. Leaf lettuce and Romaine lettuce are  running nice. Unfortunately
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2015’s Dirty Dozen…

One of the most common reasons people choose organic produce is to avoid harmful chemicals used in growing the food. Pesticides have been linked to developmental problems in children, and may act as carcinogens or throw off the endocrine system, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. To help you stock the safest choices, nonprofit advocacy agency the Environmental
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Apples of Uncommon Character

Apples of Uncommon Character

If you like apples and love history then you’re going to love this new book, Apples of Uncommon Character: 123 Heirlooms, Modern Classics,  by Rowan Jacobsen who makes the case that the apple renaissance we’re enjoying now is actually The Second Age of the Apple. The first “renaissance” first started back in the early 1700s,
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Flourishing “Woods”

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By Markeshia Ricks – Paul Bass Photo – Edge of the Woods has been a neighborhood anchor, with a diverse clientele, for over 25 years. Since Edge of the Woods owner Peter Dodge bought his natural-foods grocery store’s shopping plaza and spruced it up, visual changes have spilled out to the Whalley Avenue corridor.Dodge hopes
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