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June 26, 2016
Monday Momentum: 3 things for better health
Need to be motivated on a Monday for better health, just pick from three things to start the week off on the right path. 1. Want a visual to...
June 26, 2016 - 11:33pm
June 14, 2016
Minnesota Department of Agriculture calls for advisory committee applicants
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is the home of the new Good Food Access Program, established during the 2016 legislative session. The first order of business is to make initial appointments to the GFAP Advisory Committee, an MDA release said.
June 14, 2016 - 9:12pm
March 2, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Energizing our lives
The Mitts are embracing change and participating in the Your Energized Year lifestyle change challenge sponsored by Crow Wing Energized. It's a 16-week program designed to teach people in a group setting how to change their lifestyles for the better and to prevent the onset of diabetes....
March 2, 2016 - 9:39pm
February 28, 2016
Monday Momentum: 3 things for better health
Need to be motivated on a Monday for better health? To keep it simple, just pick from three things to get the week off on the right path. 1. Choose low-fat and low-sugar foods to help reduce the fat and calories overall in the diet. Fat contains more than twice the calories as the...
February 28, 2016 - 11:46pm
February 17, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Second Chance Suppers
Does the thought of mushrooms turn your nose up? How about those weird little brussels sprouts? What are those things all about anyway? Or coconut?...
February 17, 2016 - 9:57pm
December 13, 2015
Crow Wing Energized: Make recipes healthier with a few easy steps
The Holidays mean many of us plan to do more cooking at home. Cooking from scratch gives us the opportunity to convert some favorite recipes into healthier offerings that still taste great. Denise Cleveland, registered and licensed dietitian and director of nutrition services at...
December 13, 2015 - 8:59pm
November 30, 2015
CLC to host indoor food production workshop
Central Lakes College is hosting an Indoor Food Production workshop from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in the Chalberg Theatre at CLC's Brainerd campus. Registration is from 8:30-9 a.m. The workshop is free for students and $10 for others. The workshop will focusing on learning...
November 30, 2015 - 9:15pm
November 4, 2015
Puttin' on The Mitts: Guess who's coming to dinner?
There will be a surprise guest columnist next week for a special deer hunters' edition of Puttin' on The Mitts. Stay tuned to see what will be featured and how the recipe will be sure to spice up deer camp.
November 4, 2015 - 10:28pm
October 14, 2015
Puttin' on The Mitts: Recipe Roulette: Round 2
Back in April, we took ingredient suggestions from our co-workers and created "Chopped"-style dishes based on what we drew from the proverbial hat. In the second round of this recipe roulette, The Mitts went back to the well and each picked five more ingredients to choose from for...
October 14, 2015 - 11:51pm
August 26, 2015
Puttin' on The Mitts: Food that's fairly good for you
With the county fairs behind us, the Minnesota State Fair, which opens today, is your last chance at a corn dog this summer. Or is it? While...
August 26, 2015 - 9:12pm
June 15, 2015
Workshop to assist vegetable farmers
Understanding food safety standards and documenting on-farm food safety procedures is important for farmers' risk reduction against foodborne illness outbreaks and to remain competitive in today's fresh and local food marketplace. It is becoming more common for buyers to require specialty...
June 15, 2015 - 9:24pm
Monday Motivator: Want to grow a garden? Brainerd Library can help
The community is invited to try growing and saving peas and beans this summer through a new gardening and learning opportunity called "Give it...
June 15, 2015 - 8:54am
Monday Motivator Commentary: Crow Wing Energized
The recent Crow Wing County Health Survey found 40 percent of men only eat zero to two fruit and vegetables a day. This is far short of the...
June 15, 2015 - 8:54am
May 8, 2015
Ruby's Pantry food outreach is Tuesday
Ruby's Pantry food distribution event is Tuesday. Ruby's Pantry is a mission outreach where participants give a cash donation of $20 to cover expenses of the program and in return receive corporate surplus food. The variety and amount varies each month. Participants need to bring...
May 8, 2015 - 8:23pm
April 29, 2015
Puttin' on The Mitts: Brunch for Mom
Mother's Day is coming up and lots of people celebrate by going out for brunch. Why not make Mom something special and stay home? Next week, The Mitts will have recipes suited for a brunch any day of the year, not just on Mother's Day. Besides, moms should be celebrated every day! Keep...
April 29, 2015 - 9:23pm