Health benefits of delicious winter squash
Published on November 8, 2022
Whether baked, boiled or steamed — consider using winter squash as a healthy addition to fall and winter cuisine.
How to preserve chile peppers
Published on October 10, 2022
Chile peppers can add flavor and heat to almost any dish! Learn about the various ways to preserve your chiles to last all year round.
Keeping food safe when using plastic containers
Published on August 29, 2022
Keep your leftover food safe when using plastic containers by following these tips.
Safe methods for picking and storing grape leaves
Published on April 1, 2022
Late spring is the best season for picking fresh grape leaves right off the vine! Learn about the safest methods for picking and storing them.
Safely preserve your produce at home
Published on August 4, 2021
There are many resources available to assist home food preservers in preserving a safe product.
Healthy foods benefit veterans living with chronic pain
Published on March 25, 2021
Food insecurity is linked to obesity and chronic pain among some veterans. Access to healthy foods can help improve veterans’ health outcomes and quality of life.
Food bank gardening with surprising yields
Published on January 21, 2021
Kalamazoo County’s Giving Garden provides fresh produce to the food-insecure population.
Planning next year's garden? Consider donating produce to your local food pantry
Published on December 28, 2020
Many food banks and pantries welcome donations of safe, high-quality fresh produce.
Preserving fresh tomatoes
Published on September 22, 2020
Fresh tomatoes can be frozen or canned.
Thinking of using your own canning recipe? Think again.
Published on May 20, 2020
The science behind home canning and why it’s important to only use science-based recipes.