Produce doesn’t have to be pretty!

You might know that Americans have a tendency to waste food. We throw out tons of leftovers every day; restaurants and fast food joints dump bagfuls of bagels, donuts and other stuff every evening after closing; we inadvertently let takeout spoil in our fridges all the time. But there’s another form of food waste that […]

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Micronutrients and Senior Nutrition

Here at 3 Guys, we care about the nutritional needs of the entire Brooklyn community. But there’s one part of the community whose nutritional needs need special attention, and that’s our beloved seniors. There are a lot of misconceptions about the nutritional needs of our senior population, and there are a few reasons why we […]

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Frigid temps have American farmers worried

From New England to the Southeast, temperatures have plummeted since right around the official beginning of spring. Record-breaking overnight lows have commuters bundling up and would-be weekend warriors canceling their games–but if you’re a farmer, the stakes are higher than they are for many others. We’ve already talked about how El Nino can adversely affect […]

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April is Autism Awareness Month

You already know that April is the month when you have to complete the chore of filing your taxes. But did you also know it’s Autism Awareness Month? Autism is known as a spectrum disorder; this means that it covers a wide range of behaviors and disorders, and it also means it’s really hard to […]

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The El Nino Effect

Produce prices: the El Nino effect

You might have noticed this winter that produce prices seemed to be creeping up a bit. Well, there’s a reason for this, and its implications reach far beyond 3 Guys or any other produce market. The reason for rising produce prices was El Niño, which adversely affects crop growth around the world. You’ve probably heard […]

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The Importance of Access to Affordable Fresh Produce

When over twenty-three million Americans today live in low-income urban and rural neighborhoods that are miles away from supermarkets and thus miles away from fresh and affordable food choices, it is no secret that the need for accessible fresh food options has become a dire necessity. These neighborhoods, otherwise known as “food deserts” which is […]

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