- Are Pink Pineapples Natural and Safe?
- Marketing Pineapples for Increased Demand this Spring
- Irish Pineapple Bread Pudding
- How Pineapples Can Help You Shift to Waterless Beauty
- How to Grow Your Own Perfect Pineapple Plant
- Immune System Benefits of Pineapple
- Pineapple For Heart Health
- Valentine’s Day Pineapple Crafts for Kids
- Why Does Soil Matter for Pineapples?
- Is Pineapple Safe for Dogs?
Tips & Tall Tales
Marketing Pineapples by Creating Need for Springtime Meals
Whatever Punxatawney Phil might say, spring is right around the corner. As the calendar starts to turn, there is no better time to start marketing pineapples as a fantastic fruit to consume all year round! Grilling outside, picnicking, and enjoying holidays are all great opportunities for people whose first thought might not be citrus to add pineapples to their menu.
There are many avenues on how to promote pineapple sales between the months of March and June. Some campaigns might involve adding or substituting pineapple into an already favorite dish, while others might push the envelope as families look to find new traditions in 2022. Keep in mind a similarity with all of these marketing tips and tricks to share a common theme of making experiences that can only be enjoyed to their fullest by including pineapple.(more…)
Mental Health is Understanding That Mental Health Is Not a Luxury, But Is As Important As Physical Health.
Are young people lonelier? Teenagers around the world are lonelier than ever, according to a report released by the Journal of Adolescence. Research shows that Generation Z, or “Zoomers”, reported feelings of loneliness rose sharply between 2012 and 2018. It is ironic, though likely not unrelated, that in the age of social media and people feel less connected to friends and family. This can have an effect on mental health.
Movies and commercials have created an image that only old people, retired from their jobs with families that live far away can be lonely. Yet, this image was never accurate and definitely does not fit the reality the world is facing today.
It is time to stop brushing aside “feeling lonely” and reframe the conversation as a public health crisis. Political leaders are already stepping up to the challenge. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was among the first to call social media a “public health risk to everybody” that can lead to “increased isolation [and] depression.”(more…)
This Pineapple Bread Pudding With Irish Whiskey Cream Sauce Is The Perfect St. Patty’s Day Irish dessert!
St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect day to celebrate Irish heritage with leprechaun decorations, dancing, music, green attire, and—oh yeah, pineapple bread pudding with an Irish whiskey cream sauce! This delectable dessert, despite its scrumptiously simple recipe, will taste like you’ve spent hours in the kitchen, but leave you plenty of time to toast a round (or two) of Guinness. The sweet pineapple chunks give this bread pudding a fruity and pleasurable surprise.(more…)
Living Your Best Waterless Beauty Life
Wash, wash, wash. Tone, tone, tone. Cleanse. Cleanse Cleanse.
We’ve become so used to standard skincare routines that it has become impossible to imagine any type of waterless beauty routine. Whether it is in our moisturizers, cleansers, toners or serums, you’ll realize that ‘aqua’ is always the number one ingredient. The tendency to buy more products than we need made us neglect just how much it can harm the environment.
This International Women’s Day, it is time to reconsider your relationship with water and skincare.(more…)
5 Easy Steps to Transform Your Perfect Pineapple Into a Plant
Did you know that you can transform your perfect pineapple into an interesting houseplant? By simply taking the leafy crown of your pineapple you can grow your very own pineapple plant!
It only takes 6-8 weeks for roots to grow and it will become a beautiful addition to your home. In two years time, your glorious pineapple plant will begin to flower, ripen and mature. Read below for five easy steps to grow your very own perfect pineapple plant.(more…)
How Pineapple Can Boost Your Immune System and Combat Against Diseases (Including COVID-19)
Prickly on the outside, yet sweet on the inside, pineapples are delicious fruits with many more immune system benefits than meet the eye. Your first thought may be floating in a pool with a sugary drink, but these tropical beauties are actually a great way to sneak a variety of vitamins and nutrients into your diet. Crush them up into a smoothie, cook them up with game day treats, or just eat them raw, you can’t go wrong!
Old tales from sailors say that fruit like pineapples would prevent scurvy when adventuring on the high seas. Now, thanks to modern scientific research, we have learned that pineapples do, in fact, help prevent viral infections.(more…)
It’s Not About Age, Heart Health Always Matters
What does it mean to be healthy today? While most people often associate health with maintaining a certain physique or body strength, the truth is that our relationship with our bodies is deeper than we realize, and everything we consume affects our bodies in many different ways. Heart health is also a very important factor in our health.
American Heart Month is a great opportunity to renew our relationship with our body and learn how to look at it through a different lens. By incorporating heart-healthy fitness into our understanding of health, we are making sure that this muscle can continue to pump blood to the rest of the body and deliver essential nutrients and, most importantly, oxygen.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 16.3 million Americans aged above 20 years old are living with coronary heart disease (CHD). The American Heart Association also states that heart disease is the number 1 killer in women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year.(more…)
Spread the Valentine’s Day Love with Pineapples!
Pineapples are a symbol of hospitality and friendship. That makes it the perfect fruit to influence hands-on and creative crafts with children for Valentine’s Day. What better way to celebrate than to incorporate the holiday of love with kid-friendly pineapple arts?
Here are three fun and simple DIY Valentine’s Day pineapple crafts that will keep your kids amused and engaged.(more…)
On February 13th, fans will gather to celebrate America’s biggest professional sporting event: The Super Bowl. When the 2021 season ends, households everywhere will host viewing parties for Super Bowl 56. Most viewers are true football enthusiasts, some prefer the half-time show and others are most excited about catching funny commercials during the game. However, there’s one thing we can all agree is the priority when it comes to a Super Bowl party: The snacks! At Chestnut Hill Farms, we have rounded up our favorite Super Bowl party recipes—with a pineapple twist, of course!(more…)
We often forget that we are all part of a larger web of life. Everything that surrounds us, and everything that we see or do not see, is part of a larger ecosystem that is more interconnected and interrelated than we believe. While soil is not always within our sight or as aesthetically appealing as trees or other living creatures, it plays a huge role in the life cycle and functioning of the ecosystem as a whole and is essential to sustaining life on Earth.
The reality for the world we currently live in today is that soil is also our best ally in combating climate change and ensuring food security. The threat of soil erosion poses risks to our own livelihoods, as agricultural activities can often exceed the rate at which new soils can form in a fast-paced world.