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Archive for June 2011

Move Over Food Pyramid – Say Hello to ‘MyPlate’

As we reported in April, the latest edition of the federal government’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans is now available, and this week the U.S. Department of Agriculture unveiled its new food icon — called MyPlate — in ceremonies that included First Lady Michelle Obama, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Surgeon General Regina Benjamin. The icon [...]

Make Plans Now to Attend the National Asparagus Festival

When it comes to fresh vegetables — in this case asparagus — we go out of our way to find events across the nation that celebrate the wonderfulness of fresh produce. You could say — again in the case of asparagus — that we “stalk” such events, bringing information to you via this blog about [...]