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August 18, 2009

Produce Lady can help with fruits, vegetables

A couple of years ago, a farmer pulled up to the Rockingham County Farmers Market with a truckload of plump, just-picked eggplants.

A few hours later, he was taking most of them back home unsold.

The problem? When customers asked him how to prepare eggplants, he had no idea what to tell them.

Brenda Sutton, extension director in Rockingham County, says that farmers and others like him are the inspiration behind a series of videos that instruct people on ways to prepare fruits and vegetables.

And, Sutton is the star: The Produce Lady, as she's becoming known far and wide.

Read more from the News & Record.

Posted by Suzanne at August 18, 2009 09:30 AM