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Safely Providing Breast Milk and Formula to Infants

Safely handling breast milk and formula is critical when feeding infants. Their immune systems are still developing which makes them more susceptible to foodborne illnesses. Always wash your hands before preparing, handling, and feeding.   Follow these tips to serve safe breast milk or formula and protect the health of […]

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Colorado Peppers

Did you know? Pepper pungency is rated in terms of “Scoville heat units.” Capsaicin is the compound responsible for the “hot” flavor of many peppers. Jalapeno and cayenne peppers range from 2,000 to 25,000 units, whereas Tabasco peppers range between 60,000 to 80,000 units. Green Bell peppers are rated 0 […]

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Colorado Peaches

The peach industry in Colorado remains mostly a family business. Many growers live and work on orchards surrounding their homes, within communities that include similar farms and families. Often, the fruit in the orchard is a staple of the family’s table. This close proximity is strong motivation to use the […]