Give a Dog a Bone, or an Apple!

What do you get when you cross an Arctic® Golden apple slice with a dog? A Golden Retriever! Most of the team here at Okanagan Specialty Fruits are huge dog lovers so we’re always looking for ways to spoil our four-legged best friends. Recently we’ve found
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Schools + Salad Bars = Winning

Children are not well known for their love of salad, but some schools are looking to turn that around by offering salad bars in their student cafeterias. Salad bars give students the power to create a healthy dish as part of their lunch. Perhaps being creative
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Picky, picky

Picky eaters are nothing new, but it’s especially common with young children. Research shows that almost half of young children are described as picky eaters by their parents at some point. Despite this behavior being normal, it can still be frustrating when serving children a healthy
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Bragging About Ag at PBH

You don’t need a Venn Diagram to figure out that nutrition and agriculture have an obvious overlap: food! What may be less clear is the role Dietitians play in sharing agricultural information. As consumers get further from the farm, and more curious about their food, Dietitians
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Making a bee line for the orchard

Spring is here and soon we won’t be the only ones working hard in the orchard. Before the apples can start growing, the blossoms need to pollinated. In my last post we looked at a year in the orchard; this time we’re discussing the first step
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Kids’ TV is more than just cartoons

What do you remember about Saturday morning TV as a kid? Cartoons with superheroes and anthropomorphized farm animals? What about the commercials, do you remember them? The average child will see up to 4700 food commercials on TV a year, the majority of which promote unhealthy
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What we’re loving for spring

Spring is finally here! It’s a time of renewal and growth, and we’re excited for both to start happening in the orchards and office! Between trade shows and farming, it’s a busy time here at Okanagan Specialty Fruits, but we couldn’t be more excited to meet
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Green thumbs, healthy kids

If you know a gardener, or are one yourself, you know that gardening is more than just a hobby. For many, gardening is a form of exercise, a stress reliever and even a creative outlet! While the word ‘gardener’ may conjure up images of retirees, children,
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