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Food & Nutrition Videos

Food Preservation
Food Preservation, 8/2010
Testing Your Pressure Canner, 7/2010
Vegetable Storage, 11/2011

Mushrooms
Hunting Morels, 5/2013

Nutrition
Choose My Plate, 2/2012

Ideas
Ten Tantalizing Tomato Uses, 9/2010
Roasting Pumpkin Seeds , 12/2010
Ten Winter Soups, 1/2011
Ten Ideas for Pumpkins, 11/2011
Spring Garden Produce, 6/2013

Safe Food
Safe Food for a Crowd, 5/2011
Safe and Nutritious Lunch Bags, 8/2011

Acreage Insights

10 Reasons to Buy Local Nebraska Food

  1. Local foods taste better- Produce in the supermarket normally has spent days on the road or in cold storage; however, at a farmers market it has been picked within 24 hours of your purchase. Buying at a farmers market means produce have been allowed to ripen to its peak flavor when you buy it.
     
  2. Stay in touch with the seasons- Enjoying seasonally ripened foods allows YOU to reap the benefits of fruits and vegetables at their peak tastes and for a fraction of the cost.
     
  3. It's an experience- Buying local gives YOUR family the opportunity for a unique experience. Whether you go to a farmers market or even to the farm itself you get the chance to meet and find out where your food is grown. There is also the sweet treat of a chance for a free taste test!

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