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Northeast Greenhouse Conference & Expo

September 29, 2014

The Northeast Greenhouse Conference (formerly the New England Greenhouse Conference) will be held on November 5th and 6th at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield, MA. Save the date for the Northeast’s premier horticultural event! Don’t miss the opportunity to network with growers and other colleagues, hear the latest updates from nationally recognized speakers and […]

Reusable Grocery Bags

September 26, 2014

By Diane Hirsch, Extension Educator Food Safety A Good Idea, But Are They Safe? Is that reusable grocery bag really such a good idea? Many of us have finally been won over to the reusable grocery bag culture. But, as a food safety educator I have often wondered, how sanitary are these bags that are […]

Save Summer Flavor: Freeze Fruits and Vegetables

September 24, 2014

How to save summer flavor for winter: freezing fruits and vegetables By Diane Wright Hirsch UConn Extension Educator/Food Safety   It has been a wonderful year for growing fruits and vegetables in Connecticut. A trip to your backyard vegetable garden, local farmers’ market or maybe the nearby pick-your-own orchard, even late in the season, will […]

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