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500: Goji berries, recommended to be eaten daily, are a rich source of antioxidants and have a whopping amount of vitamin C — better than 500 times more than an orange. These tasty berries also contain 19 amino acids and are anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal.



— Brandpoint



Food Quiz



About how many farmers markets exist across the country?



A. 500



B. 8,000



C. 30,000



D. 12,000



Answer at bottom of rail.



Wise to the Word



rutabaga: A rutabaga, sometimes called a Swedish turnip, is a root vegetable that looks like a pale yellow turnip and belongs to the cabbage family. The rutabaga kept many Germans from starving in the so-called Rutabaga Winter of 1916-17, remembered then as a “famine food.”



— Cookthink



The Dish On...



“Vegan Slow Cooking for Two or Just for You: More than 100 Delicious One-Pot Meals for Your 1.5-Quart/Litre Slow Cooker,” by Kathy Hester.



If you have a small family or are looking for better-portioned vegan meals (that don’t force you to eat chili for a week straight!), "Vegan Slow Cooking for Two or Just for You" is the perfect resource for you. Featuring recipes geared specifically for use with a 1.5- to 2-quart slow cooker, you’ll find endless meal ideas that you can make with minimal effort and maximum taste.



— Amazon.com



Food Quiz answer



- B. (The USDA National Farmers Market Directory listing about 8,000 across the country.)

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