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Grower Profile: Jon and Debra Laraway

USA Pear Growers Jon and Debra Laraway: Lucky in Love with PEARS The American Northwest is a place where little farms are still carving out space among the snow-capped mountains. Pears have been grown among the rolling orchards and foggy valleys for generations, tended by the same families with the same hard work and commitment to producing the best fresh produce. Near a little red barn nestled among the 100 acres of fruit trees in Hood River, Oregon, live Jon and Debra Laraway. Jon comes from a pear-growing family, four generations of them. He never wanted to do anything else

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Power Up With Produce – Back to School

Across the country, kids are heading back to the classroom. While many of us parents are glad to get back to our regular routines, back to school time can present some food dilemmas. Parents are always on the lookout for easy breakfast options, healthy after-school snacks, and make-ahead dinners. Earlier today on Indy Style, I offered some easy ways to power up with produce as our kids go back to school! First up, I showed how to make easy breakfast burritos. Simply sauté Broccoli Slaw from Mann’s Fresh Vegetables then add some eggs. After the eggs are cooked, add the

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Pears, wine, and cheese are a pear-fect pairing, and no where is it more apparent than at the Minnesota Monthly Food & Wine Experience. Two days of fresh pears, delicious cheese, interesting bites, and incredible wines at Target Field in Minneapolis, MI, with wine seminars and a Grand Red Tasting for those especially passionate about wine and food pairings.