Sunday, Sep 24th 2017

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528 Trax Rd, Finleyville,PA 15332
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Fall Landscaping Ideas

It is finally here! The heated days of summer are quickly nearing their end and the glow of the autumn colors are coming into view. This time of year is perfect for landscaping and outdoor projects. If you want to be the envy of your neighborhood, here are just a few fall landscaping ideas to make your outdoor space take full advantage of the season.

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Fun Fall Family Activities

 Just because the kids have gone back to school and summer is over does not mean that family time should be put on the back burner. Fall is an excellent time to get out with the family and enjoy some fun. Family time is precious and here are some ideas that will allow you to take full advantage of that family time with your little ones for the fall season.

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Healthy Lunches Equal Healthy Kids

Why packing your kid’s lunch may be the healthiest solution

The school season is upon us. For many children, this means another year of cafeteria breakfasts and lunches. And while not every school is the same in terms of the menu, there is a general conscience among students that cafeteria food is just not that good. This has led to many students either neglecting parts of their meal, or in some cases avoiding eating all together. Neither of these practices is ideal for the growth and development of your child. Where allowed, packing your child’s lunch may be the best solution for lunch. Here is why.

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After School Snacks needed for today’s youth

Why nutrients outside of the school system is vital

In today’s schools, there has been a definitive focus on the meals and nutritional value of those meals, primarily because of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. And while the efforts to provide nutrients to youth who would otherwise not get any kind of substantial food is admirable, there are problems which cannot be avoided. First, many students are not eating the “gross” meals, reports the Washington post. Secondly, the school lunch programs are still, in a large part, monitored and maintained locally, meaning that they have the option to opt out of serving certain meals to youth. Overall, the result has been the same as it has in years past. Children will eat what they find to be appealing, and in many cases, will snub their noses at the things which are deemed nutritional. So, how does one go about ensuring that their youth are getting the nutrients needed for healthy growth and development? The answer is to stock their personal refrigerators and pantries with healthy snacks.

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Summer Grilling Ideas

Summer is definitely here and if you are among the many that have yet to embrace the fun of grilling out with family and friends, you are not alone. Summertime however is moving a long quite swiftly and it is in your best interest to take in all of the summer days possible before the season ends. Take the time to open up the grill and embrace all that is summer before the long days turn short and the weather turns dreadful cold. Here are some gilling ideas to get you started on the right path.

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Contact Trax Farms

Monday - Saturday: 9 am - 8 pm

Sunday: 9 am- 6 pm

528 Trax Rd. Finleyville, PA 15332
(12 miles south of Pittsburgh on Route 88)
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Phone  412.835.3246

 

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