Just Label It Goes Live October 5th
This came to us via email –since it doesn’t cost anything to join forces and we need help from all of y’all,we’re reprinting the letter as follows:
Dear OTA Members,
We’re writing to invite you to join businesses and organizations representing millions of Americans
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Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year,which begins at sundown on Wednesday evening,September 28th,and is a two day holiday. Rosh Hashanah is one of two High Holidays in the Jewish religion,the other being Yom Kippur,which occurs 10 days after Rosh Hashanah begins. These two holidays form the High Holiday period,
Continue reading Tasty Thursday Treats…Happy New Year!
An intriguing newcomer to our beer aisle caught my attention:Guinness Black Lager. Famous for its dry,dark stout and light Harp lager,this new Black Lager is an interesting fusion of crispy roasted malts is worth considering for your next meal.
As a beer enthusiast I take note of whether my brew is a
Continue reading Skagit Brew Corner:Black Lager for Limbo
The Blue Lotus Chai company of Eugene,Oregon is deeply inspired by the culinary traditions of Northern India. Founders Barbara Skolnick and Craig Bell traveled there many times in search of the perfect cup of spiced Masala Chai:a combination of black tea and spices. Eventually they developed a rich,stimulating powdered chai that leaves
Continue reading Blue Lotus Chai:Make Chai Your Way
The Co-op just started carrying pies from America’s first accredited gluten free pizza chain,Garlic Jim’s Pizza. Available frozen for convenient take home baking,these pizzas have thin,crispy crusts that taste great and don’t get soggy.
In 2009 the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America certified Garlic Jim’s as the first gluten free pizza
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It’s that time of year again,cold and flu season. The funny thing about getting sick is the game you play with yourself. The internal dialog of guessing if you’re really sick or if this general malaise is just some weird winter trick your body is playing. I subscribe to the medicinal chicken soup,the
Continue reading In the Kitchen with Jill…
With wind and rain and dark sky,we know that fall is officially here. We’re getting ready to decorate the store for Halloween and are making great leaps in our new freezer and meat aisle!
The Co-op’s Own Handmade Natural Pork Sausage –$5.99 lb. Our meat manager’s dream has come true. We are now
Continue reading This Week’s Top Deals:For the Week of Sept 27-Oct 2,2011
Bring Your Own Bags when you come shop at the Co-op,and put those wooden Tokens to work supporting these four new groups:
Continue reading Tokens for Tomorrow Groups Fall 2011
Organic Gala Apples and Organic Honeycrisp Apples from Brownfield Orchard
Brownfield Orchard arrived with Organic Honeycrisp Apples late last week and we are so pleased! The quality is really excellent;they are big,crunchy,and super juicy with that honey-rich flavor we love so much. The price isn’t as high as we expected:
Continue reading The Produce Report:For the Week of Sept 26-Oct 2,2011
Newsview Extra Farm to School.
Thanks to Jim at KVOS for coming out and spending some time with us during our Farm to School Event with Organic Valley. And for putting together a sweet video!
Farmers Market Organic Pumpkin
Coconut Flour…I’m kind of in love with it!! I have found that I can pretty much do anything with it. This week’s fun little treasure came in the form of a biscuit. I had some random ingredients lying around and thought.. let’s toss all this together and see what
Continue reading Tasty Thursday Treats…
The Co-op’s Meat Department is currently settling in to its new space on the main floor. We moved back our grocery freezer aisle to make space for more shopping space and increased meat and cheese offerings.
Check out our new cold case for a great selection of meat cut,including locally raised organic chickens from
Continue reading Meat Department Expands and Offers More
We have been fortunate enough to enjoy some delicious organic,local white nectarines this season,courtesy of Brownfield Orchards in Tonasket,WA.
Sad to report it,but our produce department is down to its final cases of the year. Enjoy these nectarines fresh,right out of your hand or add to fruit salads or serve
Continue reading Last Chance for White Nectarines from Brownfield Orchards
Take advantage of this week of sunshine by planting flower bulbs for next spring! These delightful splashes of color brighten up any garden or windowsill. Visit our indoor garden and produce section for a selection of hyacinths,tulips (9 varieties),narcissus,lilies and crocuses.
Continue reading Plant Your Fall Bulbs Now
Please PRE-REGISTER for these workshops with your name and phone number so we know you’re coming and can call you if a workshop should need to cancel. Pre-register by phone (360)336-5087×136 or via email
Continue reading October 2011 Workshops