fruits and vegetables
Mar 8, 2013 — Girdles and hormone therapy for grapes? California farmers go to great lengths to plump and firm up grapes as much as possible. But don't worry: None of these techniques hurts the grapes or those who love them.
Feb 21, 2013 — Actually, it's all kinds of fruits and vegetables. A circuit board called the MaKey MaKey is allowing musicians to play music on produce, to awesome effect. Watch the video.
Nov 20, 2012 — The maru variety is not available in stores near you. But if you know of a nearby Japanese family farm, you may be able to find this rare fruit, known for its deep brown color. Juicy and sweet without being cloying, this persimmon is a treat.
Sep 18, 2012 — The nation's heaviest states of 2011 are Mississippi, Louisiana, and W. Virginia. But in the thinnest states, more people report eating five fruit and veggie servings a day and report getting more exercise.
Apr 27, 2012 — Wholesome Wave CEO and President Michael Nischan tells The Salt about plans to get doctors to prescribe fresh fruits and vegetables for better health and encouraging farmers to connect with low-income neighborhoods.