Annie Leonard’s entertaining and informative video about the cosmetics industry and how legislation affects the products we use on our bodies. If you wash your hair with shampoo,wear deodorant or lipstick,you should see this video,then pass it on. See more “Story of Stuff”videos at http://storyofstuff.org. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfq000AF1i8&hl=en_US&fs=1]
On Monday,our deli made “the big push”to get our new services in place. If you haven’t been down to enjoy the changes,here’s a little preview!
Our deli's new tea service means top quality organic teas brewed with hot-hot water. No more luke warm,weak brews
Self serve hot soup. Three
Continue reading Deli Remodel Update:July 29,2010
It was a beautiful day for wandering the fields,and Andy Ross introduced us to five kinds of lettuce,4 kinds of beans,4 kinds of summer squash,and a small assortment of the brassicas that he’s growing for the Co-op this summer. Here’s a photo tour:
Andy shows us the perled lettuce seeds
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We got to spend some time this week at TJ’s Blueberry Farm on Ovenell Road.
Self-described “weekend farmer”Tom,has been growing beautiful blueberries since 1992 on 3 acres NW of Mount Vernon. We wandered the field with him as part of season Two of KSVR 91.7 fm’s Kitchen Cuisine radio show. Here’s a sampling
Continue reading Kitchen Cuisine –at the blueberry farm with Chef Stuarto and Jill
After months of behind the scenes preparation,on Monday night,July 26,our Deli made “the big push”in its remodel efforts. The old salad bar,countertops,bakery case and hot entree case were pulled out and new expanded service cases went in. Thanks to great planning and the cooperation of local plumbers,electricians,general
Continue reading Deli Remodel Update:July 2010
I CAN’T STOP!! No really I CAN’T STOP!!! I have been devouring these tasty treats non stop for days.
Scrumdelicious…YES YES YES!!!
The recipe is so ridiculously simple,also the plate was full when I started. OOPSIE!
nori seaweed sheets toasted sesame oil sea salt
Preheat oven to 250º
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For many of us,summer means eating light and staying hydrated during the hot weather. This week we’ve got great deals on snack foods,healthy drinks,and treats to keep you cool.
Vita Coco Coconut Water
Vita Coco –$1.99. Naturally hydrating coconut water sweetened with a touch of pineapple juice. Most brands
Continue reading This Week’s Top Deals:For the Week of July 26-31,2010
Andy Ross,farmer-at-large at Skagit Flats Farm in West Mount Vernon
Organic Zucchini at Skagit Flats Farm
Skagit Flats Farm Organic Zucchini and Pattypan Squash on sale at your Co-op!
This weekend,some of our Co-op staff and friends enjoyed a farm tour with Andy at Skagit Flats Farm in West Mount
Continue reading The Produce Report:For the Week of July 25-30,2010
Rainer Cherries are in abundance right now and might I say delicious!! Here is a way to preserve these delightful fruity treats.
adapted from joanne-eatswellwithothers.blogspot.com
Pickled Cherries Makes about 2 quarts,adapted from Live To Cook
2 lb bing cherries 3 cups red wine vinegar 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 tbsp kosher salt 2 strips
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Ok stay with me on this one,I know it sounds a tad bizarre but you have to trust me here. I have recently delved into the land of Tapas. Little tiny foods much like appetizers or snacks. I recently bought the world’s BIGGEST watermelon and since it’s just the fella and I,I had
Continue reading In the Kitchen with Jill….
download the updated gluten-free shopping list here,or pick up a copy in the store. GLUTEnfreelist_071910
99¢ each –get an extra 10% off when you buy 12 or more!
Honest Tea Organic Bottled Teas –99¢ each. Buy 12 or more and save an additional 10%! Reg. $1.45 each.While you’re stocking up on Organic Moroccan Mint and Organic Peach Oo-la-long,enter the raffle to win Summer Meltdown Tickets. The
Continue reading This Week’s Top Deals:For the Week of July 20-25,2010
We love local and July through September is the best time to get it! Here’s a long,long list of everything we are getting from local growers…….ready? Here we go……
Organic Lettuces from Skagit Flats Farm,Organic Spinach,Organic Salad Mix,Organic Parsley,Organic Italian Flat Leaf Parsley,Organic Green and Red Cabbage (although we
Continue reading The Produce Report:For the Week of July 19-24,2010
Meet Tim,from Ralph’s Greenhouse,and get a glimpse of how carrots can rock your world,or your menu…with Erin,in this week’s Local Report: