Posts Tagged ‘fresh’

Country Fair Cinnamon Rolls

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

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Do you remember that first trip you took to the fair, or maybe a carnival? Do you remember all the sights and the smells? The ferris wheel that seemed to go round and round forever? The smell of churros and cotton candy fresh from the carts? And what about the cinnamon rolls? The sweet, buttery bread, rolled up with cinnamon and sugar, then frosted with a sweet glaze and almost certainly taking home the blue ribbon prize. (more…)

Farm-Fresh Eggs: By the Numbers

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

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Eggs are one of the easiest ways to get essential vitamins, nutrients, and protein into a healthy diet. Anyone trying to live a healthy lifestyle should certainly consider adding eggs for one—or all—of their meals. In fact, body builders and endurance athletes alike utilize eggs for a great source of protein and excellent muscle recovery.

So just what are these important vitamins and nutrients that eggs contain?

-Vitamin A, an essential vitamin for night vision, and healthy skin and bones

-B Vitamins, which help convert food into energy

-Vitamin E that can prevent cell damage and, in turn, prevent cancer

-Folate, an essential nutrient in preventing birth defects

-Lutein, which protects your eyes from cataracts and macular degeneration (more…)

The “Great” Central Valley

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Perko's

What’s so great about the Central Valley? Well, those of us who are from here—and who know the Central Valley so well—know of its greatness. Here at Perko’s Farm Fresh, we buy our produce, dairy, beef, chicken–well, everything we use to make you a delicious meal—from the local farmers of the Great Central Valley. We know it’s great, because of its people.

So, just who are these farmers, ranchers, cattlemen and businesses who make up this Great Valley? Let’s take a look at some of the stats: (more…)