Pepper Passion at the Minnesota State Fair

Let’s start with a few facts about peppers: The second bite of a hot pepper is typically hotter than the first. Most of the heat in hot peppers is in the seeds and the flesh near them. Once that hits your tongue, wow! The heat is on. Chile peppers have more Vitamin C than oranges…

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Peppers, Garden Chaos and More: New Northern Gardener

The latest issue of Northern Gardener is on newsstands now, and it’s full of information to get gardeners excited about the coming season. Our cover story is on two hot pepper fanatics—Steve Marier of the Hugo Feed Mill and one of his customers, Jim Perry of the University of Minnesota. These two guys know and…

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