Tag: produce

RIT Leads Community Nutrition Research Program

>>Through a grant that I have from the US Department of Agriculture people who participate in the SNAP program, formerly called the food stamp program, can receive a discount on fresh vegetables that they buy here on the Curbside Market.>>The Curbside Market program is basically a farmer’s market on wheels. We go throughout various neighborhoods….

Are Frozen Veggies Less Healthy? – Food Myths #2

Food Myths #2: Frozen veggies are less nutritious than fresh veggies. Some say Frozen veggies are less nutritious than fresh ones. So let’s take a walk through the wild and wonderful world of flash freezing. First of all, when vegetables are chosen for freezing, they’re picked at the peak of their ripeness, which is also…