All about Apples [Infographics]

One of the most versatile fruits, apples can be baked, stewed, juiced and dried into many different culinary creations. “The apple is one of Earth’s most iconic foods, symbolising everything from health and beauty to evil and ingenuity.”

Scroll down to learn, not only the health benefits of this widely popular fruit, but also their varieties, their origins and which are the best to eat raw, to bake or to sauce.

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Reblogged: How to Eat Apples Nose to Tail

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Reblogged: How to Eat Apples Nose to Tail | ecogreenlove
Save all the apple peels and cores in one big glass jars. Add a tablespoon of sugar, fill the jar with water and now have homemade scrap vinegar brewing away. You can find a detailed post on scrap vinegar here.

Some facts we can’t pass sharing:

According to the NRDC (Natural Resource Defense Council):

  • 40 percent of food goes to waste in the US
  • Wasted food rotting in landfill accounts for 25 percent of US methane emissions
  • Wasted food squanders 25 percent of all US freshwater
  • 1 in 6 Americans is food insecure
  • A mere 15 percent of this food could feed 25 million Americans every year

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Winter Storage: Keeping Your Harvest All Year Round [Infographic]

Written by Abby Quillen, Published on Fix.com

Our ancestors built root cellars, underground structures that kept food at a consistently cold temperature year round. Depending on individual needs, it may be worth building a root cellar or another type of food storage system if you don’t have ideal conditions to store winter crops. But before you start digging or building, it’s important to assess whether the chosen dwelling – probably a garage, shed, basement, cellar, or unheated room – already provides the ideal conditions for storing some food.

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A Guide to Fall Foods [Infographic]

Originally published on Health Central

Pesticide Free Garden: Natural Ways to Fight Off Pests and Save Your Garden [Infographic]

Written by Kelly Roberson on Fix.com