[VIDEOS] Do You Know How Produce Grows?

Original Content: How Does It Grow?

How does it grow is an online education forum that provides knowledge on the agriculture process of growing fruits and vegetables. The purpose of these story-telling videos is to provide the detailing of how produce is grown and how it ends up on our plates. The ultimate goal of these educational videos is encouraging people to start incorporating produce into everyone's diets.

Mushrooms have many health benefits, like being an excellent source of Vitamin D and containing more potassium than a banana does!

 

We all love a little garlic in our favorite dishes! But have you ever wondered how that gets from the ground to your plate?

 

Cauliflower are high in fiber, vitamin C, and antioxidants. This beautiful flower can be a great side dish; before it was prepared in your kitchen, that's how it was grown.

 

Cranberries are extraordinary because they take 16 months to grow! Check out how The Lee Bros cranberry farm grows cranberries in New Jersey!

 

You’ve heard the saying: “An apple a day, keeps the doctors away.” Have you ever wondered how true that statement is?

 

Hopefully we have picked your interest and next time you go food shopping you will ask yourself how your food is grown.

ARE YOU FOOD SMART ?

 

The author of this post, Rashidah is a 2014 Cornell graduate in Media Communication who has a strong interest in food ethics and always strive to integrate healthier practices in her life.  She is a mentor at Unlocking Futures  where she helps transforming the lives of disadvantaged youth.