Category: Healthy Eating Resources

How to Continue Healthy Eating Habits This Summer

Between barbeques, ice cream stands, and vacation getaways, keeping up a healthy diet in the summer can be a challenge. Stay on track by following these simple, healthy eating suggestions. Choose Lean Meats Grilling is a great way to enjoy the nice weather

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Building Your Own Indoor Herb Garden

Herbs are fun to grow and, thankfully, you don’t need your own yard space to cultivate them! There are many ways to pot herbs indoors so you can add fresh thyme, rosemary, parsley, and others to your meals. Cooking with

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National Nutrition Month: Green is Gold

Did you know March is National Nutrition month? National Nutrition Month is when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to return to the basics of healthy eating. All month we can learn about and celebrate eating right with

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“Daily Table” – A new retailer that’s saving food to save you money

Wasted food not only fills up landfills, but it can also eat into your household budget. The problem of food waste in the U.S.—and in the world—is huge. Restaurants, hotels, supermarkets, farmers, and even households throw out tons of uneaten

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Sugar and spice and everything nice

We all know that eating too much sugar isn’t good for kids or adults. But this year, for the first time, the FDA is officially announcing a daily cap on sugar: no more than 10% of daily calories from sugar.

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Ashmont / Peabody Square Farmers Market

Stock up on farm-fresh fruits and vegetables on Fridays from 3-7pm at the Peabody Square T Station (1900 Dorchester Ave) from July through October.

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Dorchester / Fields Corner Farmers Market

Pick up fresh produce, breads and herbs at Orlando’s Food Basket Parking lot (Dorchester Ave & Park St. Fields Corner, MA). The market is held on Saturdays from 9am til noon from June to November.

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Haley House

Haley House offers cooking classes for youth and adults living in and around Dudley Square.

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Roslindale Farmers’ Market

Local arts and crafts, baked goods, handmade soap, plants, produce, flowers, kids activities, and entertainment. Located at Adams Park and open from 9:00am to 1:30pm starting June to November.

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Boston Natural Areas Network

Find community gardens in your neighborhood! Boston Natural Areas Network strives to maintain an up-to-date list of nearly 200 active community and school gardens in Boston and the surrounding communities. http://www.thetrustees.org/places-to-visit/boston-community-gardens/

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