Food Tip…Fresh is always better

Most Fruits and Vegetables should be used as soon as you pick them, otherwise they don’t just lose flavor, they start to protect themselves….Did you know that corn and peas lose up to 40% of their sugar’s within 6 hours after harvesting?  The sweetest corn and peas will be right from the garden.  Did you know that Broccoli and Asparagus will start to use their sugars to create indigestible woody fibers after they are picked.  Fresh is always better!  Need some tips about growing your own garden, even if you think you don’t have the room?  Follow some of our Essential Living posts on Vertical Gardening or Aquaponic Gardening!…


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