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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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More Summer Grilling Ideas

Summer is a beautiful time of year. There seems to be color everywhere you look and people are happy to be out of school for the season, but the best thing about the season is the fact that fresh produce is readily available. Your first thought may be to simply head to the kitchen for a day of cooking, but that heats up the house and no one wants to be stuck indoors on a beautiful summer day. Instead head outside, fire up the grill, and try some of these spectacular summer grilling ideas for yourself.

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Summer Vegetables That Brighten Up the Menu



Even the best cooks in the world have a tendency to become complacent from time to time when cooking for themselves. They tend to be able to cook spectacular meals rich in color and unique flavors for others coming to their restaurant, but unable to get out of the normal cooking box at home. They use the same ingredients and make the same meals over and over, but sometimes a complete change to a menu is not needed. Summer time is the perfect time to use those summer vegetables to brighten up the tired old recipes for something completely new. Here are a few ideas to get your creative juices flow.

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Spring Gardening

A Few Tips to Make Your Spring Garden Flourish Like Never Before


Spring is a beautiful time of the year where flowers bloom and the world seems to completely come alive. Spring gardening is among the best activities to take part in during this time of year. Although nature is spectacular in itself, if you want a little more from your garden, there are some things that you will have to do. Whether you are an expert gardener or a novice, here are some tips to help your spring garden be the prettiest one around.

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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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