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Your Very Own Ripening Box

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Every wonder how it’s possible to have at least semi-ripe tomatoes in the middle of winter? It’s because they are picked green for shipping and then gassed with ethylene to cause them to ripen. You can use the same trick at home with a ripening box.

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Visit Pennsylvania’s Chile Pepper Food Festival

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By Sara Hodon Photos by Chris Markey For one weekend each year, tiny Bowers, PA (population: 300 give or take) becomes the hottest place on earth, thanks to its annual Chile Pepper Food Festival held in the town park every September. Bowers, located approximately 90 minutes northwest of Philadelphia and two hours south of New York City, is situated in …