The power of pumpkin

The power of pumpkin

“I would rather sit alone on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” Henry David Thoreau Pumpkin is technically a fruit. That is because of the section of the plant the pumpkin comes from. The fruit of a plant is that part that...
Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder

This week, we’ve turned our clocks back one hour for Daylight Savings. In New England, this means that while the sun rises earlier, it also sets at 4:30 PM! Shorter days of sunlight naturally change our daily routines and habits, but they can also have an impact...
Nutty for Nuts

Nutty for Nuts

If you’re one of the many Americans with an appetite for nuts, you might wonder what sets the various tree nuts apart. According to The Washington Post, the almond is America’s most popular nut, and for good reason. The almond has been long-associated with...