The Dirt on Veggie Gardening: What to Grow in July

The best veggies are backyard fresh, but is it too late to grow them now that it’s the middle of summer? Here are four veggies you can put in the ground now and pack for lunch by the fall.

It is estimated that a veggie in the grocery store can lose up to 30 percent of its nutrients from the time it is picked to the time it is polished off.

Potatoes! Americas Favorite Vegetable

Did you know a medium sized potato contains 35% of an adult’s daily requirement of Vitamin C? It also contains potassium, fiber, and even protein! Who knew?

According to the USDA, the average Americans eats 140 pounds of potatoes eat year, including over 50 pounds of French fries!

Potatoes are super versatile and can be used to create a healthy, easy, fast meal!

Easy Baked Potato:
Simply wash and dry the potato,

Fall Vegetable Fun!

Fall is Veggie Season!

Harvest Time!

Fall is synonymous with harvest time. Fall provides us with numerous vegetables all chock full of vitamins and nutrients…and they are delicious!

Pumpkin’s beautiful orange color is loaded with Vitamin A, which is linked to healthy eye sight. Its also low in calories and loaded with fiber, which can help keep our waistlines in check. Pumpkins are also high in antioxidants and has more potassium than a banana!