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First Fridays @ Calumet Art District

 

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71st Annual Guts Frisbee Tournament

 

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71st Annual Guts Frisbee Tournament

 

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Keweenaw Historical Waterway Tours Aboard the Ranger III

 

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Copper Country Strawberry Festival

 

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Copper Country Strawberry Festival

FREE Wine Tasting Event!

 

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Keweenaw Mineral Days

 

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Keweenaw Historical Waterway Tours Aboard the Ranger III

Community Garden Workshop

 

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4th Annual Key Ingredients

Houghton All School Reunion

 

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44th Annual Canal Run

 

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35th Annual Civil War Encampment

Farm Block Fest and Reunion

FARM TOUR 2018

Michigan Technological University Summer Open House

 

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35th Annual Civil War Encampment

Farm Block Fest and Reunion

National Parents' Day

 

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35th Annual Civil War Encampment

Farm Block Fest and Reunion

 

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July 31, 2020

National Avocado Day

Ripe for the picking, add this delicious superfruit to your menu to join in National Avocado Day on July 31!

Guacamole is grand, but don't settle for just the chips and dip on this food holiday. Clear the table for everything from the appetizer and main dish all the way to dessert. On National Avocado Day, this tree grown fruit has them all covered!

Avocados have become more than a staple food in the American diet; they have proven to be a key ingredient in recipes for both inside the body and on the body! According to the Hass Avocado Board, as of 2015, avocado consumption in the United States doubled since 2005 and quadrupled since 2000. In fact, a whopping 4.25 billion avocados were sold in the U.S. in 2015. That's four point two five billion of this amazingly beautiful food.

Super Food
There are many reasons to celebrate National Avocado Day. Targeting insulin resistance with heart-healthy fats and fighting Alzheimer's with its Omega 3 fatty acids, the avocado also prevents and repairs damage due to its source of Vitamins C, E and K.

One of the secret weapons in an avocado is the high oleic acid content. This moisturizing fatty acid helps keep skin soft and hydrated but also supports regeneration of damaged skin cells reducing redness and irritation. Eat more of this superfruit or cook with avocado oil if you have this type of skin issue.

Beauty
Ancient Aztecs used the avocado to beautify their skin topically with masks, and in the early 20th century the cosmetic industry discovered the benefits of its oil in creams, lotions, facial cleansers and other products that required a smooth application. The practice continues today.

Avocados have found their way into every meal of the day and even into dessert. The creamy texture replaces calorie-laden oils with healthful fats so we can indulge without the guilt. What better way to celebrate National Avocado Day than to indulge a little?

 
 

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