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Produce to Produce

farmer picking tomatoes

Warning: touchy subject ahead. I am talking about produce. They’re green, leafy and guaranteed to be rejected by children everywhere. They are also good for you and we want you to eat them … even if you are stationed in, say, Korea. No matter where you are stationed, our goal …

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Summer Grilling Safety Tips

Summer Grilling Safety Tips

Although the weather in many areas may have already felt like summer for some time, the calendar hadn’t caught up until now! Thursday, June 21 marks the first day of summer this year in the Northern Hemisphere, which makes now the perfect time for a refresher on how to #BeFoodSafe …

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My emotional support hamster.

Cute little thing isn’t he?  I need this furry friend to help with my day and accompany me wherever I go.  That includes shopping in the commissary. Federal law allows support animals to accompany me so don’t try to stop me and Little Hammie from coming in the store. Not …

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Back-to-School Food Safety Lesson: After-School Snacks

Attention, Commissary customers: class is now in session! Today’s back-to-school food safety lesson will focus on how you can teach your kids to “Be Food Safe” when fixing after-school snacks. With the school year starting, many kids will find themselves heading to the kitchen for a snack when they get …

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Back-to-School Food Safety Lesson: Packing Lunches

It’s a familiar time of year for many military families… school’s starting again, if it hasn’t already! Your Commissary wants to help you start your school year right with a couple of lessons on food safety for the back-to-school season. Your first lesson is all about how to pack lunches …

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