Nutritional Power of Winter Squash

Acorn, Butternut, Delicata, oh my! Around this time of year, there may not be much local produce available, but winter squash is still in season. These versatile and hearty fruits come in an array of shapes, sizes, and colors, adding warmth and flavor to seasonal dishes.

The World of Citrus

Winter is in full swing here in Wisconsin. Temperatures have plummeted, snow covers the landscape, and most fields lie dormant. Since many people in this area can’t grow their produce given the climate this time of year, finding local, fresh produce is more challenging.

The Critical Connection Between Vision and Nutrition

According to the CDC, approximately 6.8% of children younger than age 18 in the United States have a diagnosed eye and vision condition. Nearly 3% of children younger than age 18 are blind or visually impaired, defined as having trouble seeing even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Approximately 12 million people 40 years and over in the United States have vision impairment.