• Inmates at Md. prisons mark 5 tons of donated food

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Inmates and staff at a state prison near Hagerstown are celebrating the donation of five tons of inmate-grown produce to the Maryland Food Bank. The event Tuesday caps a successful growing…

  • A sign of spring: It’s CSA sign-up time

    Despite the constant cold air, there is a glimmer of hope that spring is just around the corner: it\’s CSA sign-up time.

  • Avoid cyclospora infections with local fruits, vegetables

    A stomach bug linked to produce can keep you in the bathroom. Here are tips for selecting produce that is less likely to be contaminated.

  • Farmers markets feed demand for prepared foods

    Urban regions across the country are seeing a trend of markets popping up during weekday meal times to feed hungry nine-to-fivers and busy families looking for wholesome food on the go. And farmers and suppliers are picking up on the trend by offering ready-to-eat foods, such as sandwiches, soups, pickles and popsicles.

  • Freshest veggies aren’t necessarily in the produce aisle

    The grocery store\’s produce aisle is teeming with wholesome food, right? Maybe not.

  • Produce: Fridge-friendly vs. countertop-confined

    Bringing good produce from farm to table can be challenging in a metropolitan area. Once you\’ve found the perfect produce for your next few meals, you then face an added challenge – storing it once you get home.