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Autumn Means Apples

Fall in New England is a magical time!  We love to bundle up in warm sweaters, enjoy pumpkin-spice everything, and head to the farm for a family trip of apple-picking.  This month, let’s discover some unique facts about apples, their…

Happy senior lady is buying vegetables on farmer's market. All products are fresh and organic. It is important for health and well-being to consume groceries as fresh as possible.

Buy Locally Grown Fruits and Vegetables

Farmers’ Markets give us the opportunity to purchase fresh and delicious fruit and vegetables grown right in Massachusetts. Read on to find out the who, what, where, why, and how to best use your SNAP and HIP dollars. First a…

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Let’s Garden!

Have you ever wanted to start a garden but didn’t know where or how to start? Did you know we live in a state with lots of resources for gardeners like us (new ones!)? Read on to find out how…

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Dietary Diversity

Since April is Celebrate Diversity Month let’s talk about Dietary Diversity! Dietary diversity is another name for a well-balanced diet.  This means we need to include all five food groups in our meals across breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks.  Our…

Shop Simple with MyPlate

Shop Simple with MyPlate!

When the Dietary Guidelines were updated in 2020 www.MyPlate.gov was given a reboot. There are many new tools that make eating healthier easy, simple, and fun! Let’s go explore. MyPlate.org is easier to navigate than ever. Looking for a healthy recipe? Check…

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