Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

By Greta Macaire, R.D. Community Health Resource Center The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately, for many it also becomes a time for over-eating and weight gain. According to the National Institutes of Health, holiday eating can result in an extra pound or two every year. Over a lifetime, […]

Grant Provides Great Resource for Local Farmers Markets

Farmers market managers in our five-county region of Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Pine collaborate to expand the relationships, use and purchasing power of regional Community Supported Agriculture (CSAs) and local farmers. Their goal is to support expansion and sustainability of community gardens, local farmers and local farmers markets. The PICKM County Collaborative was developed and organized […]

A Guided Farmer’s Market Tour to Help Families Buy Healthy, Affordable Foods

Want to save money at the farmers market?Want to buy healthy foods to feed your family?Need some tasty and healthy recipes? If you said yes, join our partner, Onamia Farmers Market, for a free Cooking Matters® at the Store for Adults guided farmers market tour! Practice skills like:• buying fruits and vegetables on a budget• […]

The Ruralities of Truth

All Season Farmers Market – Coming Soon! The Farm Market Cafe, Wall Street, Onamia, MN The Rural Realities of Truth Mille Lacs County is known for its flowing rivers and vast agricultural farmland. The county is within the top 10 fastest growing counties in Minnesota by population, with a majority of communities being small rural […]