Sometimes a single cheese defines an entire style of cheesemaking. Such is the case with Barber’s 1883 Vintage Reserve Cheddar,a mature farmhouse cheese from Britian’s longest operating cheddar family. For six generations,since 1833,the Barbers have made this cheddar on their Maryland farm in Ditcheat,Somerset.
Continue reading The Cheese Whisperer:Barber’s 1833 Cheddar
Catch up with staffers Bazil and Claire in this video recap of the Co-op’s first ever homebrewing class. We had a great time demystifying the brewing process this past summer by whipping up a batch of Co-op IPA with licorice root and spruce tips.
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The MVDA welcomes Cinda Baxter the creator of The 3/50 Project!
Georgiann Dustin of the Mount Vernon Downtown Association gave an interview on Gus Ramos’show on KSVR 91.7 fm this morning,to discuss Calle Tacos &Tequila,the value of each local business and the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s This Place Matters campaign.
Continue reading Cinda Baxter,Creator of the 3/50 Project,is coming to the Lincoln Theatre!
For Immediate Release News Release
Monday August 29,2011 Contact:Jodie Buller
(360) 336-5087 ext 136
Skagit Valley Food Co-op welcomes 4% Friday Community Shopping Day Applications through September.
Local community organizations geared toward youth,health,service,and
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Field Day Organic Pasta –$1.95. Spaghetti or Penne Rigate. 16 oz. Reg. $2.35.
Field Day Organic Beans –$1.49. Maple &Onion Baked Beans or Vegetarian Refried Beans. 15-16 oz. Reg. $1.79.
Field Day Organic Canned Veggies –$1.49. Whole Kernel Corn or Cut Green Beans. 15-16 oz. Reg. $1.79.
Madhava Organic Agave Syrup
Continue reading This Week’s Top Deals:For the Week of Aug 30-Sept 3,2011
Special Deals for Current Co-op Members!
Sale prices good Aug 30-Sept 12,2011 unless otherwise noted. All products and pricing limited to stock on hand. Click Here to download ad as a .pdf. (please be patient,depending on the speed of your computer and internet connection,the 6-8 preview images will take several seconds to
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The Hedlin Family Farmstand,with zinnias galore (you can choose the “flower addendum”for their CSA share,which comes with a bouquet a week!)
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Organic Zestar Apples from Brownfield Orchard
This is the height of the local harvest! We’ve got lots and lots of local and regional produce in the store right now! Organic Beans,Potatoes,Onions,Melons,Greens,Herbs,Berries,Roots,Stonefruits,Apples,Pears,and much,much more. New crops of Washington Grown Fall Fruits have started
Continue reading The Produce Report:For the Week of Aug 29-Sept 3,2011
I recently saw a sandwich recipe that had me twirling in my kitchen. Yes,I twirl. I have never been a huge sandwich admirer,not that I have anything against a good sammie,I just never put much thought into them,or at least I thought I hadn’t. Bread..filling…bread..done. But I have been so wrong
Continue reading Tasty Thursday Treats…
What a journey for the Stoic,a new limited release brew made with date sugar and pomegranate molasses. This specialty beer is unusual and delicious,especially with soft,full-flavored cheese and fruit.
What I Drank:Stoic Belgian-Styled Quad “of Stirring Depth &Complexity”from Deschutes Brewery,Bend,Oregon. 11% Alcohol by volume / 20 IBUs
Continue reading Skagit Brew Corner:Stoic Belgian-Style Quad
Have you stopped in to check out the wonderful resource that is the Wellness Nook? Venture to the Health and Beauty Aids section and you’ll discover a wealth of information about a range of topics in natural health and personal care.
Feel free to browse the Co-op’s selection of books,articles and touch screen computer
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Skagit Valley Food Co-op is named one of five U.S. Co-ops to host Organic Valley National Farm-to-School Event:
Good Farms,Good Food,Good Thinking
Continue reading Press Release:Farm to School Event
It’s Summer Farm Tour time! next Tuesday,August 30th,we’re gathering at Hedlin Family Farm in La Conner,for a tour behind the scenes with farmer Kai Ottesen.
Meet up at the Co-op at 10:30 to form carpools,or meet us at the Hedlin farm stand at 11am –bring sturdy shoes and rain protection
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Welcome Handi Magik,for home and body. Every one of these locally-made (Bellingham –woot woot!) products is crafted with fair trade,and sustainable ingredients. All of their products are Gluten Free,Vegan,Tree Nut Free and made with organic steam pressed essential oils.
Continue reading New in Health and Beauty