Holy Cow! Eating Locally & Seasonally is Easier than it Seems

Holy Cow! Eating Locally & Seasonally is Easier than it Seems

Blog post written by University of Northern Colorado’s Distance Program dietetic intern Taylor Nonnenmacher. — Isn’t it wonderful that due to modern dairy farmer’s production methods, and having farms located here in New England, we can have fresh milk and dairy products year-round, right in our grocery stores? Milk is highly perishable, but over the …

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Whip Up Some Scary Good Snacks for Your Little Goblins

Whip Up Some Scary Good Snacks for Your Little Goblins

Halloween is almost upon us, and while everyone enjoys a good scare, some holiday goodies are downright frightening when it comes to the nutrition label. If you’re planning a Halloween party for little ones, there’s nothing to fear: we’ve gathered up some fun and healthier snack options that are sure to please even the scariest …

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School Gardens Help Students Grow, in all the Best Ways

School Gardens Help Students Grow, in all the Best Ways

In schoolyards across the country, something wonderful is happening. Students, teachers, parents, and members of the community are coming together to build school gardens. While they are no doubt beautiful, these gardens are so much more than simply “pretty.” They are helping children develop lifelong skills and healthy habits. In a day and age when …