Category: Urban Farm

Urban Farm Updates, March 15th, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Dark leafy greens are among the vegetables that contain high quantities of Vitamin C, most of which actually contain more Vitamin C than an Orange. Here is a rundown of the fruit and veggies that contain more Vitamin C per serving than an orange, which has 69.7mg of…
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Urban Farm Updates, March 8th, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Freshly picked apples will float in water, because they contain 25% air. After they have been harvested the air in their cells starts to seep out, leaving them more dense and less buoyant. What’s Growing On? Yes, it seems that winter has indeed returned to the Urban Farm!…
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Urban Farm Updates, March 1st, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Bananas are a natural antacid?! So, if you suffer from heartburn, try eating a Banana a day to help with the heartburn relief. Bananas are also high in potassium, so they can help reduce and prevent muscle cramps, which can be caused by low potassium levels. What’s Growing…
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Urban Farm Updates, February 22nd, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? A strawberry is not a true berry, but a Banana is?! Crazy! What’s Growing On? It has been a really fun (and wet) week on the farm this past week! The rest of our fruit trees and berries arrived this week; so we worked like mad to prepare…
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Urban Farm Updates, February 15th, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Honey is the only insect-created product that we use as food, that has therapeutic, medicinal, nutritional and cosmetic value! What’s Growing On! Lots of changes going on on the farm these days. My fruit trees have started arriving, as you might have seen in last week’s blog, and…
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Urban Farm Updates, February 8th, 2018

Fun on the Farm! Did you know? Spinach is high in Niacin, Zinc, Calcium, B6 and Iron, among many other vitamins and minerals. However, for quite some time people thought that Spinach contained far more iron than it really does! In 1870, a German Scientist was studying the nutritional values of Spinach, and he accidentally…
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