Keeping produce fresh longer, crop rotation, squash health benefits

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, October 22, 2020

swallows
On random wires the rows of summer swallows
Wait for their liftoff.
They will soon be gone
Before All Saints' and before All Hallows'
The changing time when we are most alone.

–May Sarton (1912–95)

 

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How to Store Vegetables and Fruit to Keep It Fresh
Keeping Produce Fresh Longer

How to Store Vegetables and Fruit to Keep It Fresh
Not all produce should be stored in the refrigerator! Learn how to properly store different types of vegetables, fruit, and herbs so that they keep longer and stay fresher.

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How To: Get Rid Of Deep Fat From Your Belly

Millions of Americans suffer from deep fat. Researchers have now found out the reason why. It turns out there is a master switch that controls when the cells turn into energy and when they turn into fat. Learn how to flip the master switch right now.

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How To: Get Rid Of Deep Fat From Your Belly
 
Pumpkin Ginger Muffins
Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin Ginger Muffins

Our Pumpkin Ginger Muffins are so flavorful, spiced with ginger, cinnamon, and cloves. If you wish, just bake a few muffins at a time!

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Support and Donate to Glass Fire Evacuees

Napa County Farm Bureau, the oldest farm organization in Napa County, is currently assisting farm families who are evacuated or have lost their homes due to the Glass Fire, which has devastated the area burning over 65,000 acres. If you’re interested in helping those affected, consider a donation to the Napa County Farm Bureau to help in a time of great need. For more info or to donate, please visit our website.

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How to Rotate Crops

Crop Rotation: How to Rotate Your Vegetable Crops
Crop rotation is key to a successful vegetable garden after the first year. It’s important to grow vegetables in different areas of your garden each year to keep them healthy and combat pests! Learn about crop rotation in the video above.

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Spruce Soy Wax Candle

Spruce up your home for the holidays! Enjoy this holiday candle, which offers a crisp scent and an eye-catching mix of pine cones inspired by a refreshing walk in the woods. 

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Spruce Soy Wax Candle
 
4 Last-Minute Halloween Decorations for Gardeners
Easy Halloween Decorating

4 Last-Minute Halloween Decorations for Gardeners
Halloween is almost here! You’ve got the candy for trick-or-treaters ready to go. But, as you glance across the street at the neighbor’s decked-out haunted house, you realize that your own Halloween decor is perhaps a bit… lacking. Not to worry! Here are a few simple decorations that will improve...

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Enjoy the Puppy Tree Towel in your Holiday Kitchen!

No home is complete without a lovable furry friend to share it with, and no kitchen is complete without this adorable Puppy Tree Towel. Featuring a tree of puppies dressed for the holidays, this embroidered flour sack towel is the perfect gift for the dog lover on your Christmas list!

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Enjoy the Puppy Tree Towel in your Holiday Kitchen!
 
The Many Health Benefits of Pumpkin and Winter Squash
Health Benefits of Squash!

The Many Health Benefits of Pumpkin and Winter Squash
Time to turn to pumpkins and sweet, orange-fleshed hubbards, buttercups, butternuts, and acorns for comfort. Winter squash is a nutritional powerhouse—packed with vitamins and minerals. Let’s get your pumpkin on with these impressive health benefits.

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What's the best book for kids who are always bored?

Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities in The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, Vol. 8! Whether your kiddos are reading on their own or you’re reading with them, The Almanac for Kids provides plenty of intriguing stories for anyone who’s a kid at heart!

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What's the best book for kids who are always bored?