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Root vegetable tips

October 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Here are a few tips about buying and storing root vegetables. Continue Reading

ACGC fourth-graders take active part in their school lunches

September 21, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GROVE CITY On Friday morning, 48 Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City fourth-graders braved the cold and a few raindrops to harvest vegetables from the school district’s garden.
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Garden effort continues to grow

September 19, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

New location sought to grow vegetables for food pantries
WORTHINGTON As the threat of frost looms, harvest season is beginning to wind down in area gardens. Continue Reading

Growing Green – Blossom drop impacts tomatoes, peppers, other plants

September 18, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Our Douglas County Fair week brought lots of questions from gardeners noticing unusual happenings in their vegetable gardens. From beans blooming but not producing, to potatoes not blooming, to very late tomatoes, vegetable gardeners around the area are dealing with many problems they have not had to face in previous years. Continue Reading

14 ways to enjoy ripe tomatoes

August 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

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Tomatoes: Popular and plentiful at this time of year

August 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

What’s the most popular garden vegetable in America? If you guessed the tomato, you’re not alone. Continue Reading

Study shows SD residents don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables

August 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

South Dakotans don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables, and state officials are trying to change that, 30 seconds at a time.
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Fruits and veggies get state push in South Dakota

August 28, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Federal officials say South Dakotans don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables, and state officials are trying to change that.
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CDC: South Dakotans eating too few vegetables

January 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that South Dakotans aren’t eating as many vegetables as people in other states.
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Germany: Sprouts are cause of E. coli outbreak after all

June 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Reinhard Burger, president of the Robert Koch Institute, said even though no tests of the sprouts from an organic farm in Lower Saxony had come back positive for the E. coli strain behind the outbreak, an investigation into the pattern of the outbreak had produced enough evidence to draw the conclusion: German-grown vegetable sprouts caused the E. coli outbreak that killed 29 people and sickened nearly 3,000. Continue Reading