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Science with EGGS

March 17, 2012, Posted by Carmen Lopez Marshall

We partnered with Jackson Elementary School located in Shakopee for a fun and educational family event: “The Jackson Science Fair & Explorer Night”.  We brought information and science projects with our eggs and chickens like:  Match the layers with the eggs,  A brown egg will taste the same as a white egg?,  Hard boiled or [...]

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Winter Squash sources and effects

February 3, 2012, Posted by Carmen Lopez Marshall

Winter squash offers a very good source of vitamins B1, B6, and C.  It may be able to reduce the severity of conditions of asthma, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. In addition to its ability to lower high cholesterol levels, which reduces the risk of heart disease.  Winter squash exerts a protective effect against many cancers, [...]

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The power of a cucumber…

February 3, 2012, Posted by Carmen Lopez Marshall

Cucumber juice is a good diuretic, can provide relief from heartburn, acid stomach, gastritis and even ulcer. When carrot, lettuce and spinach are added, promotes hair growth, strengthens the walls of blood vessels and stabilizes the work of the heart and yields good results at the presence of rheumatic diseases.

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Heirloom Tomatoes’ nutrients

February 3, 2012, Posted by Carmen Lopez Marshall

Heirloom tomatoes are not only flavorful, juicy, and rich, they are also high in a wide range of nutrients, packed full of vitamins (including vitamin A, vitamin C), and antioxidants like lycopene (one of the most potent antioxidants).  They provide a great source of fiber, and are naturally low in calories.

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PP&CC’s Sweet Corn

July 13, 2010, Posted by Carmen Lopez Marshall

At “Peter’s Pumpkins and Carmen’s Corn”, we hand-pick our sweet corn so we can feel if the kernels are full inside of the husk.
It is very important to pick early in the morning, so the dew is absorbed into the leaves which goes into the cub to make it sweet and fresh.

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