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Using Canned and Frozen Fruits and Vegetables

Canned and frozen fruits and vegetables are great to have on hand – they are nutritious alternatives to fresh produce and store much longer. You can incorporate them into meals to regularly enjoy fruits and vegetables, when fresh may not be an option. Although we often think of fresh produce […]

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Colorado Potatoes

Did you know? The average American eats 111 pounds of potatoes a year. This includes 48 pounds of frozen, 34 pounds of fresh, 17 pounds of chips, and 12 pounds of dehydrated potato products. Potatoes are one of the world’s largest food crops—after rice, wheat, and corn—as well as the […]

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Colorado Broccoli

Broccoli has been cultivated for 2,000 years and may have evolved from wild cabbage on the continent of Europe. Broccoli is a cool season vegetable crop that can yield over an extended period of time if properly grown and harvested. Like most fresh produce from the Brassicaceae family, broccoli florets […]