Thai Young Coconut
If you’ve read the last couple of produce reports,then you already know about the severe crop loss in Northern Mexico. This week we are starting to feel the effects. Many desert-grown crops are coming up short and experiencing big price jumps,including Organic Cucumbers ($3.49 lb) and Organic Tomatoes ($2.99-4.49
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February 2011 Workshops
All Co-op workshops are free,unless otherwise noted (like with a few of our cooking classes),and take place on the Third Floor of the Co-op Building,in room 309 or 310. Please pre-register:cooproom(at)gmail(dot)com or 360-336-5087×136
February Store Tour in English and Spanish:Saturday February 19th 2pm. Meet by the front
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Liquid Aloha from Kona Brewing Company
Even if you can’t be in Hawaii personally for a solar-recharge this year –take home a taste of the islands:select from 3 sister brews from Kona Brewing Company,based on Hawaii’s Big Island. Family-founded 15 years ago,Kona Brewing specializes in handcrafted ales and spreading the happy
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Emergen-C Partners with Surfrider Foundation to Promote Ocean Health
Water is essential. Not only to mixing yourself a glass of the powdered vitamin mix known as Emergen-C,but also to the health of our planet. Here’s a great reason to try a new flavor of Emergen-C for your mineral boost:each box of Emergen-C Blue benefits the
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Eden Organic Beans –$1.39. Canned beans are a nutritious and flexible staple to keep stocked in your pantry! High protein and low in fat,they can be used in so many ways:soup,chili,casseroles,dips,spreads,nachos,tacos,cold salads,pasta dishes,and such. Eden cans up organic beans of many varieties,including
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crop damage from Hermosillo to Los Mochis. click on map for more detailed Google Satellite Image
Last week’s report of freezing temperatures in Northern Mexico,and the subsequent damage to crops,is still big news in the world of produce. And,the latest reports aren’t good:crop damage is severe with many farmers losing
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The effects of stress on heart health,our general well-being and how to transform our thinking about stress:When considering our heart health,we also must take a serious look at the effects of stress on the body and mind.
Most of us believe that stress is “out there”-our job,bad marriage,lack of money,
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Overfed –Undernourished –by Guest Blogger Karl Mincin
One fact has become clear to me:while Americans are overfed,we are also dangerously undernourished. Malnutrition has always been associated with images of thin emaciated souls,but it is now apparent that both overweight and non-overweight Americans are also often malnourished due to the
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Doing the Devil’s bidding;One of Monsanto’s little helpers
We have the power! Let’s stop sending our dollars to these corporations!
Land O’Lakes is LOL (laughing out loud) Posted by:“Tim Koegel” email@example.com Mon Feb 14,2011 12:23 pm (PST) This is a short piece that I wrote and am distributing. Feel free to use/distribute. Land
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Filmed at last summer’s TED Conference,11 year old Birke Baehr wants us to know how our food is made,where it comes from,and what’s in it. He is part of the new generation of kids leading the resistance against genetically engineered food,CAFOs,and “sparkly”cereal!
TED Talks:Birke Baehr,What’s
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Omega Farro Salad
Jill demo’d up some of this incredible salad in-store yesterday,along with popcorn treated to cod liver oil (believe it!).
Here’s why:February is a great month to think about the health of your heart,and to incorporate helping foods into your diet.
Many people who previously reported high blood pressure and
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It was a sweet holiday at the Co-op this year,with our cashiers handing out little heart stickers for kids of all ages to put on their cheeks,valentines sweets from a secret admirer in everybody’s mailbox,lots of yummy chocolate on sale,and our garden department geared up with fair trade bouquets and
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