Collagen: Anti-Aging Superfood

  Collagen: Important Anti-Aging Product and Mood Balancer Submitted by:  Tanya Young, MMFC Marketing Coordinator Increasingly medical professionals are referring to collagen (hydrolyzed collagen) as an important anti-aging product. Collagen makes up 30% of the total protein in our bodies and is the main component of connective tissue. Our natural ability to produce supporting amounts of connective tissue diminishes after age 25. While all amino acids collectively are beneficial to cell reproduction, collagen is unique […]

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Baldwin Greenhouse Microgreens

If you are interested in learning about growing microgreens at home, James of Baldwin Greenhouse is offering an informative class at MMFC on Saturday, February 16th 10-11am. Meet James Karlson, owner of Baldwin Greenhouse to learn a little about his business and why he loves microgreens.   How did Baldwin Greenhouse get its start?  The Baldwin Greenhouse was started in 1935 by the Kimball Family.  After WWII, John Christianson expanded it to the size it […]

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One and Done: The Only New Years’ Resolution You’ll Ever Need

    By: Eve Adamson It usually goes something like this: I will lose 20 pounds! I will finally get in shape! I will eat better! I will be more environmentally conscious! I will cook for my family more often! I will spend more time with my family! I will stop ordering pizza and eating fast food! I will save more money! I will enjoy life more! I will be better about helping others! I will […]

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Organic Advocates & Growers of Delicious Corn and Melons: Wheatfield Hill Organics

Organic farmers are the stewards of healthy soils, knowing on a cellular level that the foods grown from those soils are some of the healthiest foods available to humans. Wheatfield Hill Organics is one of those farms, a fifth generation family-run operation in Durand, WI that converted to organic practices over twenty years ago, before organics became an everyday household term. The Kees family have become vocal and active advocates for the protection of organic […]

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All About Artichokes

By Stronger Together Intimidated by artichokes? Well, they are the unopened bud of a giant thistle, but really, once you learn to cook them, you’re likely to be smitten. Artichokes have been around since ancient times. According to Greek mythology—in which characters are often turned into lovely trees or stunning flowers— the god Jupiter turned the unfortunate goddess Cynara into an artichoke when she wanted to return to Earth. Hand harvested, artichokes are a very […]

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