80-year-old ‘Grandma Apricot’ boosts online fruit sales through livestreams

An 80-year-old grandmother selling red apricots in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province has won the hearts of netizens across the country through her rustic style of livestreaming. #ZeroPoverty2020 Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: … Read more 80-year-old ‘Grandma Apricot’ boosts online fruit sales through livestreams

Meet One of the World’s Smallest Primates on World Environment Day

A thumb-sized baby pygmy marmoset, one of the world’s smallest primate species, just made its public debut at Austria’s Vienna Zoo in time for World Environment Day. The baby marmoset was born in April, and it’s just around 2 inches tall and weighs about 1/2 an ounce. Marmosets’ natural homeland is the Amazon rainforest where … Read more Meet One of the World’s Smallest Primates on World Environment Day

Martha Makes Cast-Iron Skillet Fruit Cake | Homeschool with Martha | #StayHome #WithMe

Watch as Martha shares a recipe for a simple fruit cake that’s made in a handy cast-iron skillet. Read the Full Recipe: https://www.marthastewart.com/355760/plum-skillet-cake Brought to you by Martha Stewart: http://www.marthastewart.com Subscribe for more Martha now!: http://full.sc/PtJ6Uo ————————————————————— Want more Martha? Twitter: http://twitter.com/marthastewart Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarthaStewart Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/marthastewart/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marthastewart/ Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+MarthaStewart/posts Martha’s Official Blog: http://www.themarthablog.com/ … Read more Martha Makes Cast-Iron Skillet Fruit Cake | Homeschool with Martha | #StayHome #WithMe

Trade and the environment: why it’s not all about air miles | FT Trade Secrets

Senior FT trade writer Alan Beattie explains how the true environmental cost of trading flowers, meat and fruit globally is becoming clearer as debate focuses on the carbon footprint of these products and their contribution to global warming. He looks at the long supply chains for flowers and lamb, and how these could be changed … Read more Trade and the environment: why it’s not all about air miles | FT Trade Secrets

Live: How do apricots help alleviate poverty in Xinjiang? 新疆轮台小白杏助力当地果农脱贫

China’s Luntai County, northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has 2,500 years history of growing little white apricots, known as “white honey.” The yellow-skinned fruit has a reputation for being juicy and very sweet and is regarded as local farmers’ cash cow. At the end of May, the local white apricot ushers in a harvest. In … Read more Live: How do apricots help alleviate poverty in Xinjiang? 新疆轮台小白杏助力当地果农脱贫

Disease Is Ravaging the World’s $25 Billion Banana Industry

The world’s most popular fruit is under siege. How it adapts now could be crucial to understanding the post-pandemic era. n the banana plantations of the tropical lowlands of Ecuador, workers are being issued with protective clothing and disinfectant is provided for their tools. The safety precautions implemented in the farms that stretch between the … Read more Disease Is Ravaging the World’s $25 Billion Banana Industry

Britain’s Favourite Gardener Alan Titchmarsh On His New Series | This Morning

With everyone becoming green fingered in lockdown, who better than Britain’s best-loved gardener Alan Titchmarsh to join us live from his garden. He’ll be telling us about working with his wife on his new series ‘Grow Your Own At Home’ and why everyone can grow fruit and vegetables – even if you don’t have any … Read more Britain’s Favourite Gardener Alan Titchmarsh On His New Series | This Morning

Boss the basics – Muffins – BBC Good Food

Freshly baked muffins anyone? You can make your very own muffins following this simple recipe. Barney Desmazery makes fluffy chocolate chip muffins using white and milk chocolate chunks but you can swap out the chocolate for fruit. Get the recipe here: https://bit.ly/3dZsNiz For more recipes and tips visit: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/ Subscribe here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=bbcfood Can’t get BBC … Read more Boss the basics – Muffins – BBC Good Food

Man creates a ‘COVID replica’ every day of lockdown

Lorenzo Saa creates a version of the COVID-19 virus each day at his home in north London with fruit, vegetables and household items. He says the idea “came completely at random.” Sitting in his living room, after being bombarded with images of the virus, he looked at his cactus and thought: “It’s COVID-19!” Subscribe to … Read more Man creates a ‘COVID replica’ every day of lockdown

Giant Asian ‘Murder Hornets’ With Sting That Can Kill Land in the U.S.

The world’s largest hornet, a 2-inch killer dubbed the “Murder Hornet” with an appetite for honey bees, has been found in Washington state, where entomologists were making plans to wipe it out. The giant Asian insect, with a sting that could be fatal to some humans, is just now starting to emerge from winter hibernation. … Read more Giant Asian ‘Murder Hornets’ With Sting That Can Kill Land in the U.S.

Tanzanian president calls for probe after non-human samples test positive for COVID-19

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has called for an investigation into operations at the country’s national laboratory. The request follows what he described as “questionable results,” where samples from an animal and fruit tested positive for the coronavirus. The president also revealed that his government was looking to acquire a COVID-19 medicine from its regional neighbor, … Read more Tanzanian president calls for probe after non-human samples test positive for COVID-19

Kids’ Kitchen – Animal face toasts – BBC Good Food

Bringing food to life by creating animal face toasts is the perfect way to make eating fruit and veggies fun for kids. With this fun recipe with Juliet Sear, little ones can create their own animal faces, play with them and eat them too! For more activities to keep the kids busy indoors, visit: https://bit.ly/3aNTwwv … Read more Kids’ Kitchen – Animal face toasts – BBC Good Food

Easy Homemade Yogurt – Kitchen Conundrums with Thomas Joseph

Kitchen Conundrums with Thomas Joseph produced this excellent homemade yoghurt for those who are currently staying at home. So much fun to make — and healthier and more budget-conscious than store-bought brands — this homemade yogurt recipe is the perfect accompaniment to hearty granola. Enjoy it with fruit for breakfast, or as a wonderfully delicious … Read more Easy Homemade Yogurt – Kitchen Conundrums with Thomas Joseph

Quarantine Cooking Show: Frozen fruit crisp

For low-commitment stress baking, nothing beats a frozen fruit crisp. In this episode, Mary Beth Albright shows how to make a warm fruit dessert that nourishes body and soul. SPECIAL OFFER: To thank you for your support, here’s a deal on a Washington Post digital subscription: $29 for one year http://washingtonpost.com/youtubeoffer. Subscribe to The Washington … Read more Quarantine Cooking Show: Frozen fruit crisp