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Honoring Costa Rica’s History and Culture
Not every independence day is hotdogs and fireworks. Costa Rica, a community of people that has been around since 10,000 BC, has exciting traditions of their own.
September 15th is a special day for South American countries such as Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua. This day marks a celebration of Independence from Spain, and is honored with vibrant parades, timeless traditions, and delicious cuisine.(more…)
Check Out This Easy DIY Showstopper
Entertaining just became even more exciting now that Food Network has released a brilliant idea: the Pineapple Keg.(more…)
Check out Some Unbelievable Pineapple Statistics!
Pineapple is indisputably one of the most delicious fruits that exist. The flavor is synonymous with good vacations, delightful desserts, and unforgettable moments with friends and family. It’s no wonder that we can’t stop writing about it. Whether it’s used as a tropical drink garnish or as part of your beauty routine, there are endless possibilities for pineapple.
Now, as much as we think we know about this tasty fruit, do we really? Have you ever thought about pineapple by the numbers? How big the world’s largest pineapple might be? Does it take long to grow a pineapple from a seed to a full plant? How many pineapples are harvested every year?
Prepare to have your mind blown as we explore fascinating pineapple statistics!(more…)
Save Money on A/C by Enjoying Fresh Fruit Treats
Everyone loves summer vacation, but not many people love the oppressive heat that arrives in mid-July and sticks around until Labor Day. Summer as a kid used to mean fun—not having to sit in a classroom, running through the sprinkler with your friends, and sucking down popsicles all afternoon. Instead of wasting money on air conditioning that can’t keep up with the soaring temperatures, think back to your childhood and reach for a popsicle.
But, don’t stretch for just any cool treat! Grab a couple of Chestnut Hill Farms Perfect Pineapples on your next trip to the store and have them on standby for crowd pleasing summer pineapple recipes.(more…)
Using Fresh Pineapple to Attract Butterflies
What do butterflies eat? Many people think that the only source of food for butterflies is through flowers. Although butterflies may visit your garden as a source of food, they may have a hard time sustaining their hunger with just the flowers you have. One way that you can encourage butterflies to keep coming back is by creating your own butterfly garden and offering them fresh fruit, such as Chestnut Hill Farms Perfect Pineapples.(more…)
The Power Of Women
For centuries, women have fought for themselves and other women alike to be treated equally among men. While the road to equality is a long one, it is conquerable, and women around the world continue to prove it. It is important to celebrate the ground-breaking achievements of women in today’s world, with gratitude to the women before who were brave enough to make it possible, including women in agriculture.
Although the agriculture industry was male-dominated up until recent years, women are making significant contributions to the agriculture sector. Today, women across the world make up about 43 percent of global agriculture laborers. In the US alone, female farmers have increased from 12% to 32% in the last 10 years.(more…)
Fruit Dip Great for the Pro Bowl, Super Bowl and Everything In Between!
It’s that time again, where professional football games are all anyone is talking about. You might be thinking what to wear, who to invite, and most importantly what to serve!
Thinking healthy is always a must, especially on those game days, and because we love pineapples, we have created an amazing and simple recipe for a delicious fruit dip that will make everyone ask for more. With this recipe, there are only four ingredients required and can feed up to 16 guests.(more…)
The Perfect Gift
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, love is in the air. The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and the pineapples are ripe for giving. If you’re looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift to give your loved one, look no further! A fruit bouquet is a lovely (and delicious) way to let your person know that you think they’re sweet (get it?).
What better way to express your love than with a delectable, shareable dessert?(more…)
Showcasing Colorful Produce for a Bright New Year
The beginning of the year means New Year’s resolutions and a fresh commitment to healthy foods and eating. Many choose to start their new year off right by making a change in their diet. Consumers are open to trying self-improvement trends, and new brands look less intimidating. Along with health labels, bright and colorful produce gleams with promise of a “New You.”(more…)
Taking Pineapple Jam to the Next Level
The best things in life are sweet. It’s just one of the many reasons we’re such big fans of all things piña here at Chestnut Hill Farms! Even better, pineapple is as versatile as the day is long. You can “wok” on the wild side with everyone’s favorite fruit, snack on bite-sized sliders, or even bring the tropics to your winter holiday table.
But what if you want to add a dash of pineapple to a last-minute dish? We have found the perfect solution for your “any-day-craving”. Two words: pineapple jam. Pineapple jam is the perfect go-to on toast for breakfast or topping for a sweet treat. When you combine the health benefits and delicious taste of the Perfect Pineapple with the convenience of jam preserves, man, now you got yourself a true winner!
Whether you’re a matriarch looking to perfect the family recipe, a Brooklynitte on the verge of the next big trend, or an elf living in a tree in search of a new vocation—read on, we’re about to change your life.(more…)