Let it Grow! 5 Easy Veggies to Grow on your Counter

By Katie “Swiss” Britt Produce is so easy to waste. What are you going to do with those little scraps?  Just tossing the scraps seems to be the simplest thing to get your kitchen cleaned up, but all it takes is a little water and those scraps can grow you more of what you just bought. The end result is shaving dollars off of your grocery … Continue reading Let it Grow! 5 Easy Veggies to Grow on your Counter

Perrine's Produce new port orange location

Perrine’s Produce Opens Port Orange Location

Photos // Text by Kelsey Walters Perrine’s Produce, a family owned and operated fruit and vegetable market that has served Volusia County for 30 years, opened their newest and largest location in Port Orange in early November. Perrine’s Produce Opens New Port Orange Location in Former Food Lion Perrine’s Produce has a longstanding location in New Smyrna Beach (1044 N. Dixie Freeway) as well as … Continue reading Perrine’s Produce Opens Port Orange Location

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Florida Yards Are Where Fallacies Grow

*The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the East Coast Current. Florida Passes Bill Regarding Home Vegetable Gardens About six weeks have passed since Florida legislators passed a bill prohibiting municipalities from outlawing home vegetable gardens. I know, you’re scratching your head. It seems like with all the devastating pollution, crumbling … Continue reading Florida Yards Are Where Fallacies Grow

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Community Grows in NSB Garden

New Smyrna Beach Community Garden Mary Avenue Park, 505 Mary Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 2019 Spring Garden Plots Available – First come, first served The garden has grown to a total of 36 garden plots. Garden plots are assigned on a first come first served basis, and existing gardeners are eligible to renew their six (6) month lease for the new season. 2019 Spring Season … Continue reading Community Grows in NSB Garden

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Juice It

One of the best ways to get your suggested minimum five daily servings of fruits and veggies is to drink fresh juice. Fresh juice is not purchased in cartons at the store. It is not canned, cooked, flash-pasteurized, colored, sweetened, filtered or preserved. Fresh juice comes directly from fresh fruits and vegetables and is best when consumed immediately (within minutes of juicing) to get the … Continue reading Juice It