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Farm Facts about Eggplants

Farm Facts About Eggplant

It may not be the most popular fruit of the bunch, but the eggplant thrives in the summertime and is great for grilling. China is the world’s top producer of the vegetable, and in the... Read more »
Farm Facts About Avocados

Farm Facts About Avocados

The nutrient-packed avocado has become increasingly more popular of the past few decades, and although the green fruit was thought to have originated in Mexico, avocado trees were first planted in Florida and California in... Read more »
Farm Facts About Blueberries

Farm Facts About Blueberries

Sweet, fresh blueberries are packed with disease-fighting antioxidants and nutrients. We celebrate the berry in July for National Blueberry Month, but this true-blue fruit is available (and delicious) year-round. Take a look at interesting facts... Read more »
Farm Facts About Strawberries

Farm Facts About Strawberries

Bright red, juicy, sweet and packed with nutrients, fresh strawberries are a summertime staple. Did you know that in 2011, the U.S. produced 2.8 billion pounds of berries? The crop was valued at almost $2.4... Read more »
Farm Facts About Eggs

Farm Facts About Eggs

Did you know that you can tell whether an egg is fresh or stale by dropping it in water? A fresh egg will sink, but a stale one will float. May is National Egg Month,... Read more »
Farm Facts About Watermelon

Farm Facts About Watermelon

Harvested between July and Labor Day, the watermelon is the most consumed melon in the United States. Did you know that this hefty melon can vary in size anywhere from five to 40 pounds? Take... Read more »
Farm Facts About Potatoes

Farm Facts About Potatoes

The potato is one versatile vegetable. This tasty spud is grown in 36 states across the country and is super easy to cook. Take a look at some interesting farm facts about the always-popular potato:... Read more »
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