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Tips & Treats Over the 4th

With the Fourth of July right around the corner we wanted to provide you with some fun tips and a healthy treat to celebrate with! A big thank you to Amy Macemon, from Kenosha County UW-Extension, for providing us with these incredible tips and recipe.

FoodWIse's Healthy Community Corner by Amy Macemon

Gardening in Southeast Wisconsin

If you're like me, your spring vegetables are winding down while summer plants are on the rise! Tomatoes are showing their small green fruits, spicy peppers are ready to be harvested, beans are getting bushier, cucumbers are climbing! If you fell behind in your spring or summer garden, there is still time to plant for a fall harvest!


Direct Sowing:

  • carrots

  • beets

  • beans (snap and last call for dry here)

  • soybeans

  • arugula

  • cilantro

  • heat tolerant lettuce

  • sunflowers

  • zinnia

Indoor Sowing (second half of month):

  • final succession of sunflowers (if you like to indoor sow and transplant)

  • beets

  • heat tolerant head lettuce

  • basil

  • dill

  • cilantro

  • fall broccoli

  • radicchio

  • final sowing of fall cabbages and cauliflower


Recipe Round Up- Quiche

If you're looking for budget-friendly, healthy recipes, visit Spend Smart, Eat Smart's Recipe Page or USDA's searchable recipe database.

The recipe I'll share this month will help to use up those garden or farmers market finds! Click the link for the delicious recipe!


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