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Profile By Sanford Offers Healthy Food Tips For 4th Of July

Some ideas include having leftover just the way they are, or tossing them into a fresh salad to help cool off after a nice day at the lake.

FARGO, N.D. — Fourth of July meal is normally some potato salad, hot dogs and ice cold pop but health experts say you can always add a little more color to your plate. “I always recommend something fresh, so keep your fresh vegetables or vegetable trays around, bring some fresh fruit or some fresh fruit trays around.” She says just…

Local Church Distributes Food To Families In Need

Over a thousand families received food boxes during today's distribution

FARGO, N.D.- Almost 2,000 boxes full of fruits and vegetables from USDA farmers will be heading to the homes and into the stomachs of many families in the F-M area. “Farmers are going through a hard time. They’ve grown their produce, their product, but, because of the covid situation, many restaurants and places have had to close down, so a…

Growing Together Gardens Begin Selling Produce Through October

There are six locations

FARGO, N.D. — Now you can get all the produce you want while also getting to know the people around you at six different community gardens. “Growing Together” Community Gardens will sell all their goodies from three to six every Tuesday through October. Founders say they started the community garden 13 years ago but it has quickly spread to several…

Farmers Learn How to Improve Sales at Farmers Markets

The Farmers Market Round Up teaches farmers how to be better salespeople

FARGO, N.D. — Farmers learned several lessons about being more approachable at farmers markets, such as having service with a smile, an attractive and eye–catching display of produce and other goods, as well as meaningful connections with consumers. These producers listened to new ideas and updates on upcoming farmers markets this year. Organizations like the Foundation for Agricultural and Rural…

Willmar Man Charged After Allegedly Throwing Frozen Pig’s Foot at Group of People

Sixty-one-year-old Joe Fernkes is charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct

  WILLMAR, Minn. — Authorities allege a Willmar man threw a pig’s foot at Somalis at a farmers market. Sixty-one-year-old Joe Fernkes is charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct. Fernkes said he set the frozen pig’s foot down on the table at a Willmar market on Saturday and “didn’t say one word.” But witnesses said he threw it at a man…

Essentia Nutrition:The Greek Diet

The Greek Diet is said to be one of the healthiest in the entire world

KVRR’s Shiina LoSciuto talks with registered and licensed dietician Marsha Parker from Essentia Health about the greek diet. Tags: Essentia, ESSENTIA HEALTH, Essentia Nutrition, fruit, greek diet, Health Matters, vegetables