October 2010 Designated First Ever Non-GMO Month
We are excited to let you know that our National Co-op Month celebrations this month will include participation in the first ever Non-GMO Month! The goal of Non-GMO Month is to empower consumers to be more aware about genetically modified organisms (GMOs),the Non-GMO Project,and
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As Concerns about Food Safety and GMOs Intensify,Retailers Launch First National Non-GMO Month
UPLAND,CA (September 10th,2010)—This October,more than 580 natural food stores nationwide will take part in the first ever Non-GMO Month,celebrating consumers’ right to choose food and products that do not contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Organized by
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Happy Co-op Month! We heart you.
There’s a LOT to celebrate,and a LOT of work yet to do to raise awareness about Fair Trade,GMOs,and why Co-ops rock…lucky for us,October is a great month to focus on these subjects. Sign up for our weekly E-newsletter,become a friend on facebook,or
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Thanks to Chrys Ostrander on the WSFFN wire,for this update on the USDA Rural Business Opportunity Grants and Block Grants for specialty crop development awarded last week. Lots of great projects in this list;take a look and see if there are any happening in your stretch of the fields:
1) On Thursday,September
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Rudi's Organic Whole Wheat Bread
Rudi’s Organic Bakery –$2.99. Whole grain organic bread that’s soft and sandwich-worthy. Whole Wheat or Honey Sweet Wheat. 22 oz. reg. $4.69.
Crofter’s Organic Superfruit Spreads –$3.49. Antioxidant-rich berries from around the world cooked up with Fair Trade sugar. Choose from South American Superfruit,European
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The purchases we make for everyday products like coffee,chocolate,sugar,fruit,or flowers can have a significant impact on the people who produce them. Too often,these products are grown in ways that are devastating to the environment,and engage in business practices that don’t benefit the communities they employ. When you buy Fair
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October is Non-GMO Month and your Co-op has many Verified Non-GMO products on sale! Brands on sale include Choice Organic Teas,Pacific Natural Foods Grain Beverages,Lundberg Rice,Nature’s Path Organic Cereals,Wholesoy Organic Yogurt,and more.
For a complete list of Non-GMO Verified products and companies enrolled in the Non-GMO Project,please
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Welcome to Fall Fest!
Downtown Mount Vernon hosted Fall Fest –a harvest event for all ages last Saturday –and we got real into the kids time.
Liz helped kids create costumes and NancyLee offered them a rainbow of produce to try,and plenty of paint for a community mural. Hopefully you got
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Ahhhhhh….. Technology!!! Right now the Fella and I are on vacation and through the beauty of all things technological;while you are reading this I am probably at the happiest place on earth,wearing mouse ears and acting ridiculous giddy. Up to this point we have driven many miles,camped under the stars and watched
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This week we add more organically grown Washington apples to the mix with a delivery of Early Fuji Apples from Brownfield Orchard. Enjoy
Organic Gingergold Apples
Organic Fuji Apples
Organic Gingergold Apples,Organic Gala Apples,and Organic Honeycrisp Apples from Brownfield and Burgess Orchards as we transition out of late
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I got a call from the Reed’s sales rep a few weeks ago,offering us a great deal on Reed’s Gingerbrew and Virgil’s Microbrewed Sodas. I think both beverages are the cat’s pajamas,so I took advantage and brought in a great big pile of our favorite flavors!
Reed’s Gingerbrew –$3.99. Made with real
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The weather has most definitely made the turn to fall –rainy,gray,and cool. With the official end of summer on Wednesday,we will be seeing the last of our Washington-Grown summer fruits. However,as nectarines and peaches thin out,other Washington crops really start to ramp up. Organic Apples,Pears,and Squash are
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I know it’s only September,but my mind is starting to creep into holiday land. I am beginning to desire the fixings of Fall,Turkey and greens and longing to bake bread. I can the smell pumpkin pie wafting from the oven,apple cider brewing on the stove,cinnamon and cloves in the air,what
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Nature's Path Organic Cereal
Nature’s Path Organic Cereals –$3.29. Wholegrain cereals made in the Pacific Northwest! Choose from Oaty Bites,gluten-free Millet Rice Flakes,Smart Bran,and Heritage Flakes. 10.6-13.25 oz. Reg. $3.95.
Big bins of Natural Sea Tuna 'cuz it's on sale!
Natural Sea YellowFin Tuna –
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