Give busy little hands a fun and fruity project with these kid-friendly pineapple crafts. Perfect for after school or to mix-up a weekend afternoon, we’ve rounded up crafts inspired by the queen fruit to try out this back-to-school season. Your little one will be proud of their tropical creation! Pair these fun activities with sweet pineapple snacks for a guaranteed fun time.
Dating back to ancient healing practices and Native American medicine, pineapples have long been regarded as a pain-relieving, energy-boosting, anti-inflammatory power fruit. Packed with vitamin C, manganese, and the protein bromelain, they help fight disease and improve digestion. Want to bundle all of these health and wellness properties into one quick sip? Try one of these three healthy superfood pineapple smoothie recipes to start your day off right or recharge after a long workout!
Sayonara, summer! We are waving goodbye to the warmest season to make way for crisper autumn days. Before we welcome fall, it’s only fitting to throw summer a going-away bash. Use the long weekend to gather friends and family for an end-of-summer labor day party. At Chestnut Hill Farms, we have the perfect summer-inspired menu lined up to satisfy your guests.
We’re all sad to see summer go, but what better way to end the season than with a celebration of all the great sunny times you’ve had? With a few pineapples at hand, you can create the perfect end of summer BBQ party with all your loved ones for an unforgettable night. We’ve got a few ideas to spark up that pineapple party fever, and we all know you can never have too much pineapple. To get this party started, you need a sweet backyard, a BBQ grill master (master level optional), lots of drinks and all the best people that need a little summer celebration to look forward to.
Summer’s end is bitter-sweet, but with the help of some fruity pineapple recipes Chestnut Hill Farms can help keep it a little sweeter. With a kid-friendly smoothie in hand, you and the kids can have a healthful start to the new school year. A simple, delicious recipe guarantees a new favorite kitchen activity. Back to school time revolves around being on schedule, sticking to routine and being efficient. Whether it’s for a quick breakfast before the bus comes or an after school when a snack, your little ones will thank you for making a kid-friendly smoothie. Try them all and see which one is a favorite!
-An intense tropical wave moved through Central American isthmus
-Caribbean and Northern regions of Costa Rica impacted
-Total weekly precipitation was 200 mm ( 9 inches)
-More than half of the total was on Monday when the wave went through!
-Temperatures very stable as expected for this time of the year
-July had been rather dry for the first half, it is usually a very rainy month
-Some ag practices delayed but nothing to be concerned
-Industry volumes continue to be short
-Market demand strong and prices higher than we have seen in 10 years
The many wondrous health benefits of pineapple may be more interesting than you think. With its powerful enzymes and many nutrients, the sweet pineapple is more than just a decorative fruit or drink garnish. In fact, this prickly fruit packs surprising health benefits. It has anti-inflammatory and good digestive qualities, antioxidants and immune support, pain-relieving properties and the power to prevent vision loss. Let’s not forget this fruit also contains a therapeutic, healing enzyme called Bromelain that has been used for centuries as medicine.