( University of British Columbia ) Children of
college-educated parents eat more vegetables and drink less sugar,
according to a new study from the University of British Columbia.
But it's still not enough, the study goes on to say, as all kids
are falling short when it comes to eating healthier at school.The
research suggests a parent's educational attainment, an indicator
of socioeconomic ...
LAFAYETTE - As part of the recent upgrades to Cajun Field for
the 2014 football season, the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Athletics
Department is offering two outdoor Patio Suites that can be rented
out to large groups and corporations on a game-by-game basis. The
Patio Suites, located on the southwest side of Cajun Field, provide
exclusive access to group members and will serve as a great way to
Skarsgard Farms, the largest community-supported agriculture
operation in the state of New York, just announced plans to convert
a 3,000 square-foot big traditional greenhouse in the South Valley
Vegetables like squash, carrots and broccoli contain vitamin
A, an essential nutrient that people in half the world’s countries
are lacking. Courtesy Glowimages/Getty Images On the PBS NewsHour
on Wednesday, Miles O’Brien reports on Golden Rice, a genetically
modified grain that scientists hope will add vitamin A to
impoverished diets in the Philippines. According to the World
Harder vegetables like onions, potatoes, carrots, winter
squash and other heartier vegetables should be added at the
beginning and do well at longer cooking times. Place these
vegetables around the sides or on the bottom of your cooker as they
cook slower than some meats.
The renewed interest in canning has more home cooks
experimenting with pickling vegetables. This recipe uses
McCormick’s pickling spice to create a quick and easy version of
Asian-style pickled vegetables.
When you build a house, you need to follow the blueprints to
make sure everything fits in the right place. The same goes for a
good landscaping project. Mark Linton from Linton's Enchanted
Gardens put his pen to paper and created an amazing design.
Filipinos are very fortunate to live in a tropical country
where plenty of fruits and vegetables grow. These staple food crops
can be easily grown in home gardens and are sold affordably in the
markets. They also provide great health benefits. “Fruits and
vegetables are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, which
help nourish your […]
The owners of the Silver Heights Restaurant in Winnipeg are
celebrating a city decision that allows them to keep their patio
open — for now. The decision is temporary, as the patio
has a one-year conditional permit with a number of restrictions in
place. "We have people that are closer than the opposition, that
don't have a problem with our patio."
The future of the patio at the Silver Heights Restaurant,
which residents say has created a lot of noise and traffic
headaches over the past nine years, is set to be decided at
Winnipeg city hall today. People living near the restaurant in St.
James say they've had to put up with noise, traffic and
parking problems since the patio opened in 2005. "It's not just
once in a while," said Brian Luff ...
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“What’s the best way to go about freezing vegetables from my
garden?” Part of the appeal—for me, at any rate—is that you can do
it in small quantities, as vegetables ripen to peak perfection. For
preserving optimum flavor and texture, preventing moisture loss in
frozen foods is key.
One of the leading landscaping experts in Maryland Grounds
Guys of Annapolis has confirmed that it will be launching a series
of special discounts that the firm says are designed to promote
greater affordability in its professional commercial and
residential landscape management services (PRWeb September 10,
2014) Read the full story at
Parent company of Patio Enclosures and Stanek Windows has
earned a national ranking of #15 on Qualified Remodeler's Top 500
List for 2014. (PRWeb September 10, 2014) Read the full story at
Urban small-scale gardening is turning out to be one of the
biggest trends of the last few years, and now a new design-led
vegetable growing system is making the process even easier. "Bulbo"
is an LED-powered lighting system which encourages the process of
photosynthesis for vegetables, herbs and flowers. The Italian
start-up has created a series of innovative solutions to indoor
As the new Lewes Public Library design takes shape, library
officials have presented Lewes Mayor and City Council with a first
look at its landscaping plan, while also asking the city to take on
the burden of funding maintenance costs. While all agreed it is a
fluid process and plans may change, the city agreed to earmark up
to $10,000 per year for costs to maintain the landscaping at the
“Ultimately we hope for OpenFarm to become the go-to place
for all farming and gardening knowledge,” says OpenFarm’s
California-based founder, Rory Aronson. “No matter where you are in
the world, what you are trying to grow, what your preferred
practices and environmental conditions are, the OpenFarm community
will be able to help."
Snazzy, spiffy newly-renovated patio alert: Booze whisperer
Elizabeth Pierce reports that Winston's Pub (531 Old Metairie Rd.)
is great for outdoor imbibing these days, and there's plans "to add
horseshoe pits in the fall along with a big screen TV...
Adding to the industry’s most extensive portfolio of drip
irrigation system offerings, Netafim USA has entered into a
strategic alliance with Nebraska-based T-L Irrigation in support of
their patented Precision Mobile Drip Irrigation platform.