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Growing Carrots: Red, Yellow, Purple & Orange

Growing Carrots: Red, Yellow, Purple & Orange

There’s an exciting world out there of diverse carrot varieties, yellow’s, purple’s, and red’s that offer their own distinct tastes and textures.

A Critical Head Start for Pre-Schoolers: Eating Healthy Foods

A Critical Head Start for Pre-Schoolers: Eating Healthy Foods

Head Start began as an eight-week demonstration project in 1965 to help break the cycle of poverty, providing preschool children of low-income families with a comprehensive program to meet their emotional, social, health, nutritional and psychological needs. Since then it has become the nation’s largest federally funded early child care and education program for children zero to five years old.

How to Make Rutabaga Carrot Ginger Soup

How to Make Rutabaga Carrot Ginger Soup

Kathryn Yeomans of The Farmer’s Feast demonstrates how to make a hearty root vegetable soup using carrots and potatoes to fill the belly.

Coming Next: Carrots

Coming Next: Carrots

Chef Kathryn Yeomans of The Farmer’s Feast shares how to make a delicious hot wintry carrot soup. A local Head Start program has partnered with Portland State University’s School of Community Health to introduce young children to locally grown seasonal fruits and vegetables. Also, farmer Shari Sirkin of Dancing Roots Farm talks about some of the lovely carrots she grows,

Agriculture and Public Health: One Grape Grower Speaks Out

Agriculture and Public Health: One Grape Grower Speaks Out

As Kevin Chambers explains in this video, when it comes to farming at Resonance Vineyard in Carleton, Ore., he uses wisdom from all three areas in what he calls a “three-legged stool” of “eclectic farming” — which can be hard for more dogmatic folks to take.