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January 2015

It’s a New Year!

Read how to make your fitness resolutions stick, and set some 2015 goals for your work life. Plus, a menu of cold-weather dishes to help you ward off illness, and how to throw a citrus-tasting party.

The FruitGuys

Cold-Busting Comfort Food

Winter comfort food

Dishes to warm you up and maybe even ward off the common cold

In the cold season, there’s nothing better than coming home to a warm kitchen and a nourishing meal that comforts and satisfies the entire family. Miriam Wolf shares recipes for cold-busting comfort food in KitchenLife.

Habits for Work Success

Clean up your work life

Resolve to adopt these workplace habits for office success in 2015

Workplace New Year’s resolutions: five practical and useful new habits for success in your work life. Mark Saltveit lays it out in WorkLife.

Stick to Fitness

Get fit, stay fit

How to craft an exercise plan that actually works

Have you ever bought a gym membership on January 2, only to find your motivation is gone by Valentine’s Day? It doesn’t have to be like that this year. The key is using specific strategies to increase the odds of sticking with your fitness goals. Jonanna Widner tells you how in Fitness.

Vitamin C Party

citrus party

Orange you glad you threw a citrus-tasting party?

Celebrate winter’s bounty and wow your friends by throwing a citrus-tasting party offering both exotic and familiar citrus fruits. Miriam Wolf tells you how in FruitLife.

The FruitGuys Community Fund



The FruitGuys Community Fund provides grants of up to $5,000 to small farms and agricultural nonprofits to use for sustainability projects intended to have a large and positive impact on the environment, local food systems, and farm diversity.   

Want to help decide which farms get funded?
Join our Volunteer Grant Review Committee and help support small, independent American farms. (Read about our alumni grantees here.)

For more information please email

Donate to The FruitGuys Community Fund, a nonprofit fiscally sponsored project of Community Initiatives, and help provide a sustainability grant to a small farm.

Read about our 2014 grantees and their sustainability projects.