Free Makeovers by Mineral Fusion

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Mineral Fusion offers a full line of alluring, mineral-based cosmetics designed to enhance your natural beauty. Specializing in super silky,  triple-milled pressed powder foundations that provide flawless coverage, all of their products are hypo-allergenic, gluten and paraben free.

Stunning, mineral pigments are expertly infused to create rich eye shadow palettes, lovely cheek color, luxurious lipsticks and glosses, velvety lip and eye pencils, and a variety of natural mascaras. The entire line is formulated with age-defying antioxidants and nourishing botanicals to be naturally healthy and gorgeous!

Stop by our Wellness Counter to sign up for a Free Makeover by Mineral Fusion! Saturday,  April 5,  2:30-5:30pm.

On sale now through April 28, 2014.


Member-Owner Corner: FUKUSHIMA Petition

As a community-owned business, the Co-op is a cornerstone and launching point for many community members, businesses, and organizations.If you are involved, or interested in getting involved, with a local, regional, or global issue, and would like the Co-op to promote your involvement, please feel free to contact our Community Outreach Manager, Rachael Darden, at rachael(at)skagitfoodcoop(dot)com.Skagit Valley Food Co-op member-owner Deb Langhans of San Juan Island has prepared the following fact sheet and petition to prevent further global impact of the Fukushima Disaster. Thank you, Deb for your commitment to the environment, and for including the Co-op in your efforts.



On March 11, 2011, the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami tragically crippled Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, causing structural damage, equipment failures, nuclear reactor meltdowns and releases of radioactive materials. Since that horrific accident, reports about Fukushima’s status and leaking radiation into the Pacific Ocean and atmosphere have continued to be shocking and contradictory; facts about the facility’s actual deterioration have been withheld from the public. Read more Member-Owner Corner: FUKUSHIMA Petition …

Great EBT news from Sedro-Woolley Farmers Market

Sedro-Woolley Farmers Market Offering ‘Double Up EBT Dollars’ Program

Sedro-Woolley, WA – July 2013 – Following the lead of farmers markets around the country, the Sedro-Woolley Farmers Market began accepting EBT (food stamps) benefits this year, enabling lower-income people to have greater access to fresh fruits and vegetables. At the same time, United General Hospital’s Community Health Outreach Program is working on a five-year Healthy Communities Initiative to promote healthy eating in east county communities with disparate rates of diet-related diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease. A key to preventing and reducing these diseases Read more Great EBT news from Sedro-Woolley Farmers Market …

Strawberry Time with Kai from Hedlin Farm

40TH_STRAWBERRY SAMPLING_web  It is Definitely that time of year – and the super sweet Shuksan sstrawberries from Hedlin Farms are so Very worth waiting for… Kai Ottesen from Hedlin will be sharing some of these beauties with us live in person in our Produce Department on Saturday June 22nd from Noon-2pm, serving up Strawberry Sauce with the Co-op’s own Vanilla ice cream and Deli scones. (This event was impetus for our Deli to start packaging up their delicious scones in 4 packs, for you to take home…!)

We will be kicking off a super special on the 24th, featuring Hedlin’s organic strawberry pints for $1.49 during the last week of June.

See you on Saturday – come say Hi to Kai!P1030539


Letterbox Season Begins Soon

HERE COMES the  Skagit Letterbox Trail!2013 letterbox kickoff

letterbox art 13We are preparing for the best Watershed trail adventure yet, along with the Art for Learning Watershed Science workshops, the Kickoff (an open house celebration with live music and family activities at Padilla, where the clues are first unveiled)  and the End of the Trail Celebration also at Padilla, where we will honor the Trail with an accentuation of light from the Art for Learning Watershed Species Luminaries.

Look for these great little boxes full of handouts,  a thematic stamp and small journal,  a hiding place and a fun, narrative clue for the Letterboxers to decipher the location of the hiding place from the Letterbox Partners.


The Kickoff at Padilla Bay is on Sunday, June 30th. Clues go online July 3rd. Visit SCEA for more information.

And the End of the Trail Celebration is set for the early evening to beyond dusk of October 10th at Padilla.  That’s a Thursday – an evening prior to a day off for students in Skagit County.