Yes this Thursday edition is actually being posted on Saturday;luck would have it that the nasty bug that is going around hit me hard. I have written this before but I am not a very good sick person. SHOCKER!!! Nothing is right when you are sick,the pillow is to soft or too hot,
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The Highwater Farmstand HIGHWATER FARM Jeff and Danielle and their growing family (Faith,Teegan,Joe,and Theo) moved to Jeff’s dad’s land near Clear Lake to start Highwater Farm three years ago. They started farming through Whatcom County’s Food to Bank On program. Now they grow produce for the Co-op,at their farm
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Great googly-eyed acorn,butternut,kabocha,red kuri,spaghetti,delicata,sugar pie pumpkin,turban,hubbard…
I’m sorry but this time of year I cannot help but be obsessed with the flavor of pumpkin. It is much like my secret candy corn affliction that happens every October and promptly ends November first. There is just something about the pumpkin that takes over my culinary taste buds and makes my body crave
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Gluten-Free Cafe Soups –$1.99. Satisfying home-style soups without wheat! Chicken Noodle,Veggie Noodle,Cream of Mushroom,and Black Beans Soup. 15 oz. Reg. $2.69.
R.W. Knudsen Cider n’Spice –$2.99. Unfiltered apple cider spiced with cinnamon,ginger,and cloves. Ready to heat and enjoy. 32 oz. Reg. $3.35. 64 oz also on sale.
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We will begin taking preorders for Organic and Free-Range Turkeys on November 1,2010. Our turkey are coming from Diestel Family Farms in California. All these turkeys are fed veggie diets,and are hormone and antibiotic free.
The turkeys arrive to us at 26 degrees –flash frozen for delivery,but not frozen to the
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Washington Grown Organic Bartlett Pears –99¢ lb!
Happy Halloween everyone!
The end of October marks another distinct change in seasons in terms of produce harvests. Our selection of Washington Grown Organic Apple varieties continues to expand,and prices are dropping. Washington Grown Organic Pears are coming in at prices that should inspire some
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One of the wonderful things about doing cooking classes and writing a blog is that my co-workers love to tell me what they eat. This often leads to inspired ideas that get my creative juices flowing. One such co-worker,we will call her Faith,as that is her name,regularly makes this amazing sweet potato
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Gluten-Free Baking Mix
Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free Baking Mix –$5.99 44 oz,$2.79 22 oz. Made with a unique blend of garbanzo,potato,sorghum,fava,and tapioca flours,this mix is excellent for creating heavy-bodied baked goods,like sweet breads,cakes,muffins,and waffles. Reg. $7.49 &$3.95.
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Baby Gear at the Co-op
With Jill and Amy
Tuesday October 26th Room 309 Free
Expecting a baby or have a little one in tow? Come check out the great baby products that Mercantile has to offer! You’ll be walked through some our best selling items,as well as product that’s brand new to the
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On the local front:Organic Lettuce is still being harvested at Skagit Flats Farm
Organic Winter Squash from Skagit Growers
and they continue to have enough to keep our deli’s salad bar supplied,as well. Locally grown Organic Onions,Organic Greens,and Organic Potatoes are in excellent supply and reasonable prices. Locally grown Organic
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Kohlrabi wooo ooooohhh… Yes I have been singing this little ditty for days. I often forget when summer passes into fall that secret little goodies await me just around the seasonal corner. Kohlrabi being one in the fall treasure chest. The taste and texture of kohlrabi are similar to those of a broccoli stem or
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Here are a couple of ways that you like them Amazing Apples.
Congrats to the giveaway winners and thanks to all who sent in ideas –visit the comments section of our Giveaway post for the full run down.
Gluten-Free Savory Baked Apples from Patricia Herlevi
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It is the season of the personal pumpkin pie. I mark this momentous minute pretty quickly,as much as I might like to savor my personal pie time slowly –and the new Co-op ice cream is making it even more difficult this year. A wee scoop of lemon curd swirl goes SO nicely
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