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Valentine’s Day Pineapple Crafts for Kids

Valentine's Pineapple

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. 

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Perfect Pineapple Super Bowl Party Recipes

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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!

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Why Does Soil Matter for Pineapples?

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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.

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How to Make Pineapple Tarts Using Chestnut Hill Farms Pineapple for Chinese New Year

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Pineapple Tarts and Its Use During Chinese New Year

Chinese Lunar New Year is an opportunity to discover and try a variety of new recipes. If you’re searching for the perfect pastry treat, look no further! Pineapple tarts are a Chinese New Year favorite. Its delicious savor will instantly please your tastebuds. Using Chestnut Hill Farms pineapple for a tangy, jam-filling on the inside, combined with a buttery and flaky crust on the outside, these bite-sized pastries are a must-try. Plus, who wouldn’t want to start the year of bringing in prosperity by enjoying a sweet delectable?

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Sip to Good Health with Iced Pineapple Matcha Green Tea

Iced Pineapple Matcha

Matcha and Pineapple Deliver Antioxidants and Refreshing Flavor In This Easy Drink Recipe

Put a spin on your classic morning coffee with this refreshing iced pineapple matcha tea. Matcha green tea and pineapple juice combine for a drink that’s as full of flavor as it is antioxidants, while coconut milk gives it a sweet creaminess that’ll transport you to the tropics. Delivering plenty of nutritional benefits, this healthy drink is the perfect way to kick off your New Year’s resolutions.

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Is Pineapple Safe for Dogs?

Health Benefits of Feeding Your Dog Pineapple

Pineapple isn’t just a healthy snack for humans – it is for dogs too! Fresh, frozen, or baked, pineapple dog treats are great for pups.

Pineapple provides many health benefits to humans, but pet owners are often left wondering whether or not their favorite snack can be shared with their dog. Pineapple is full of nutrients like Vitamin C and Manganese, which help with fighting illness and producing energy. Luckily, these same nutrients that benefit humans can also make for a nutrient-packed treat for your dog. While pineapple is a great choice for your dog, it is also high in fiber and natural sugar and should be enjoyed in small amounts. 

When sharing pineapple with your dog for the first time, it’s best to monitor them to make sure they are digesting it well. Also keep in mind that while raw pineapple is perfectly safe for dogs to eat, canned pineapple should be avoided because most dogs don’t react well to the sugary syrup in canned pineapple. There are a few parts of a pineapple that dogs shouldn’t eat. Dogs should only enjoy the soft inner fruit as feeding them the skin or core of a pineapple could cause intestinal irritation or choking. 

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Start the New Year With a Healthy Detox

Your Guide to a Pineapple Filled New Year Detox

The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to start a new health routine, using juice cleanses for your detox are just one of the healthy ways pineapples can be used for to give your body the nutrients it needs. Including pineapple in your juice detoxes provides many health benefits for fighting the flu, preventing inflammation, and killing unhealthy bacteria in your body. Pineapple is full of Vitamin C, an antioxidant that defends your body from sickness and strengthens your immune system. Aside from Vitamin C, pineapples also contain manganese, an energy-producing nutrient, and Vitamin B, which helps the enzymatic reactions needed for energy production. 

Follow along for a great list of recipes to start your New Year Detox!

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How to Trim the Perfect Pineapple Christmas Tree

A Tree That Will Put a Tropical Twist on Your Holiday Celebrations

‘Tis the season for holiday music, peppermint mochas, and Christmas trees. If you haven’t found a tree this year, don’t worry. A Pineapple Christmas tree will make you feel like you’re on a tropical vacation.

Pineapple Christmas trees are an inexpensive way to spice up your holiday décor. They are a compact, colorful, and fun addition to any space. These tiny ‘trees’ can be displayed on kitchen counters, bathroom counters, dining room tables, or anywhere else. When decorating your tropical tree, there are no rules—besides having fun!

Follow along for a few ideas about how to decorate your pineapple. Don’t forget to press play on Jimmy Buffett’s “Christmas Island”! 

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‘Tis the Season Holiday Gift Guide

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A Gift Guide for Every Pineapple Lover on Your List.

Whether you can’t get enough of Central America’s favorite fruit or you’re in need of a creative, fun gift idea, CHF has got you covered. Our gift to you this year is a one-stop-shop holiday guide for that perfect pineapple present. From shining jewelry to custom cheese boards, you won’t need to check your list twice. Get ready to sprinkle some holiday cheer around to your fellow pineapple lovers with the CHF Pineapple holiday gift guide – the ultimate holiday handbook for all things pineapple.

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Make Your Holiday Season Sweeter with Pineapple

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How to Incorporate Pineapple in to Your Holiday Celebrations this Season

It feels like we’ve blinked and the holiday season is just around the corner! Last year was not, shall we say, the most conventional, so why not lean into the craziness and try something new again?

With plenty of traditions already established, it can be a challenge to find new ways to celebrate, but every family is always looking to include something sweet and healthy in the holiday mix. You are probably thinking Christmas goes more with presents and pies than pineapples, but read on for healthy and cost-effective new traditions to incorporate pineapple into your holiday season!

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