Author Archives | Victoria Rainbolt

My Big Healthy Greek Salad

Whoever said that healthy food can’t also be delicious evidently never discovered the many wonders of Greek cuisine. This salad, while following no traditional recipe, involves many Greek flavors and food to make a healthy and mouth-watering salad.  Pictured here with fresh, home-made flat bread with garden herbs. Bread recipe is not included, but was […]

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Seattle, the NFMA and EBT: News Release

Seattle remains to be one of those cities that goes to prove that great progress can be achieved through combined efforts.  The Mayor of Seattle, Michael McGinn announced on July 30th that the City of Seattle’s Office of Sustainability and Environment, in partnership with the Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance (NFMA), will be working towards increasing […]

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EBT cards: information and getting involved ** INVOLVEMENT WANTED **

Are you on Government benefits right now? Or, are you involved with a Farmer’s Market? Perhaps you just want to get involved with the program? ————————————— The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service established the SNAP (EBT) benefits program in 2004 in order to increase food affordability around the United States. Electronic Benefit […]

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Seattle: A Pioneer in Affordable Farmer’s Markets

Seattle is home to to several Farmer’s Markets all throughout the city…. …and every one of them accepts EBT cards. Check out more here: Seattle, WA  (click here to see markets in Seattle) ***Accepting EBT cards*** 

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Do you work with a Farmer’s market or produce provider? Know of one?

Health Connects needs YOUR support to spread the word.  Do you work with a Farmer’s market or produce provider? Know of someone who does? Please share! Link to Health Connects, and we will link to you! If you have a website, please link Health Connects with the following HTML code… <a href=”http://health-connects.org/”><img src=”https://healthconnects.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/image1.png&#8221; /></a> ..and […]

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POLL: What would raise your incentive to buy more fresh and healthy produce and food?

What would make you want to buy more fresh produce or food? We’re not talking about canned fruit or rock-hard frozen vegetables.  We’re thinking about the great, fresh-from-the-farm fruits and vegetables and the hormone-free, fresh meat cuts.  What would make you buy it more often?  Less time required? Less money?  New, delicious meal ideas? Something […]

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Rockville, MD

Wednesday: June 6 – Oct. 31, 2012 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. At Rockville Town Center Saturday: May 12 – Nov. 17, 2012 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. At Rockville Town Center http://www.rockvillemd.gov/events/farmers.htm See more Maryland Farmer’s Markets here! ————— “Rockville’s Farmer’s Market.” Photo. http://www.rockvillemd.gov/events/farmers.htm. 15 June 2012. 17 June 2012.

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Pita Extreme

Who doesn’t love a casual pita and hummus break?  Add some pesto, tomato, basil, cheese, ham and rocket into the mix and you’ve got yourself one fine snack that you won’t regret.  Whether you’re pressed for time or simply just want to make yourself an unbelievably delicious meal in just a few minutes, definitely give […]

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