Farmers Market: Chia

Chia is making a comeback. You may remember it from its first round of popularity with the cha-cha-cha-Chia Pet! The chia herb is becoming known again, this time for its medicinal benefits. Keep reading for all the details on chia seeds!

Farmers Market: Sorghum

Sorghum is a type of grass containing a cereal grain, much like wheat, oats, or barley. It was originally grown in Africa, but is now cultivated in many other parts of the world, including the United States. It is commonly known as an ingredient in sorghum molasses. Keep reading for more.

Farmers Market: Quinoa

Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is a type of cereal that is quickly growing in popularity. Because it is very healthy and easy to prepare, it's becoming a staple across the world. Keep reading for more on quinoa.

Farmers Market: Brown rice

Is anyone else a carboholic out there? We are! And we love rice. Brown rice, to be specific. A lot of people think that rice is rice, but there's a big difference between brown and white rice. Keep reading for more about this super healthy food!

Farmers Market: Olives

As huge fans of olive oil for all things cooking, we thought we would dig in to one of it's ingredients. Olives are not for everyone. They have a different taste, one that is very strong. Keep reading for more on olives!

Farmers Market: Lentils

Lentils are a staple among vegetarians, but they are growing in popularity for all healthy eaters out there. This bean can vary in size and color, from green to brown to orange. Keep reading for more on lentils.

Farmers Market: Kale

Kale is super popular right now so we wanted to look into why. And we found out a lot of reasons. Kale is very inexpensive. It is healthy. And it is delicious. It is grown all over and is popular for it's green leaves. Keep reading for more on kale.

Farmers Market: Cardamom

Cardamom is a seed pod which is popular for medicinal uses as well as in the culinary world. The spice is from a plant which grows many pods. Keep reading for more on this spice!

Farmers Market: Turmeric

Turmeric is an herb which is used in traditional Eastern medicine because of its health benefits. The herb is in the same family as ginger. It is grown in many tropical regions. The root of turmeric is brown with an orange flesh. Keep reading for more information on this great herb!

Farmers Market: Capers

Capers are a less-used spice with a unique flavor. The buds of a caper shrub, they are used in a variety of Mediterranean recipes. Capers are popular for their flavors, but they are also a healthy option. They are low in calories and full of anti-oxidants. Keep reading for more on capers!

Farmers Market: Peppermint

Fall and winter are the perfect time to enjoy peppermint. Peppermint has a soothing aroma and a great flavor. This herb has menthol oil, which gives a cool sensation. Keep reading for more on peppermint!

Farmers Market: Soy beans

Soy has grown in popularity in the last few years with the introduction of soy milk into the every day consumables. But soy has been around for a long time in the agriculture industry. Soy beans are used for feed for many animals, which makes them an integral part of the production of beef, chicken, dairy products, eggs, turkeys and pigs! Keep reading for more on soy beans.