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Last Chance Foods: Beets

Friday, November 20, 2009

Last Chance Food is well into the root vegetables of fall. This week, WNYC's Amy Eddings speaks with Dr. Pamela Yee of Hook Mountain Growers about the nutritional benefits of beets.

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Last Chance Foods: Winter Squash

Friday, November 13, 2009

November's the time for squirreling away winter squash. Varieties like butternut, acorn and Hubbard practically store themselves—the tough outer skin serves as an effective natural plastic wrap, keeping the squash fresh.

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Last Chance Foods: Celery Root

Friday, November 06, 2009

celery root Last Chance Foods spotlights celery root, traditional celery’s favored cousin. Amy Eddings talks to Ron Binaghi III of Stokes Farm about growing celery root and the growing demand for it.

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Last Chance Foods: Apples

Friday, October 30, 2009

Halloween weekend’s pumpkins and parades signal the end of apple picking in the New York area. 

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Last Chance Foods: Lettuce

Friday, October 23, 2009

WNYC's Amy Eddings talked to Liz Neumark, the CEO of Great Performances, about the varieties of lettuce grown at Katchkie Farm, the company's 60-acre organic farm in Kinderhook, N.Y.

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Last Chance Foods: Spinach

Saturday, October 17, 2009

As the seasons change, so does the fresh local produce. Last Chance Foods covers produce that’s about to go out of season, and gives you a heads up on what’s still fresh and local at the farmers market.

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