By Elizabeth Renter,Natural Society
29 July 12
Genetically modified foods have been shown to cause harm to humans,animals,and the environmental,and despite growing opposition,more and more foods continue to be genetically altered. It’s important to note that steering clear from these foods completely may be difficult,and you should merely try
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Handmade with love –Chicaoji. Pronounced “chee-COW-jee.”
Inspired by a friend’s raw food snack,Randall Waugh developed this uniquely flavored Chicaoji Chipotle Chili sauce by combining nutritious super foods. Randall is based on Lopez Island where he works to spread a compassionate,sustainable philosophy around raw and whole food nutrition.
Chicaoji explodes with flavors:
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Forty years ago when Ed and Vicky Welch received their first goat as a gift,they never imagined they would one day own a certified Grade A organic dairy. Today Ed,Vicky and over 70 goats live together on the slopes above the Twisp River,producing incredible quality organic goat cheese.
In 2006 Sunny Pine
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Garden Center manager Nancy is keen to remind us all it’s not too late to get your fall garden going! Now is the time to sow some seeds and plant those broccoli and beet starts. This season build your backyard harvest with healthy pesticide-free plants from the Co-op!
Continue reading Garden Center:Not Too Late for Lettuce
Churchkey Premium Lager is a beer example of how everything old can be new again. Despite being “Established Recently”the Churchkey Can Company produces canned beer with retro flair. Thanks to a rare partnership between Churchkey Can Co. and Two Beers Brewing,you can sip lager beer from a 12 oz. flat top steel can
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Great Deals for Current Co-op Members!
Sale prices good July 31-Aug 20,2012
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Brownfield Orchard is on with Organic Peaches,Apricots,and Cherries! We received our first delivery of Peaches on Friday and are expecting another delivery on Wednesday. A day or two on your warm kitchen counter will ripen them up to the juicy sweetness you expect from a farm-direct Washington Peach. Only $2.49 lb this week!
Continue reading The Produce Report:July 30-Aug 5,2012
Label GMO Foods!
We’ve got petitions out in a few spots around the Co-op and we’re trying to get 5,000 co-op signatures in the next month or so,for this Washington State Ballot Measure. Can you help by signing next time you come in to shop?
FYI:Make Your Signature Count
· You must be
Continue reading Yes I-522 The People’s Right To Know Genetically Engineered Food Act
Spice up your summer with Mama Lil’s Peppers –now for sale on the Co-op’s grocery shelves. These are no ordinary pickled peppers. Mama Lil’s heirloom Hungarian Goat horn (hot wax) peppers are packed with flavor and grown locally in the valleys of central Washington state. And they are inspired by a mother’s love.
Continue reading Mama Lil’s:Endless Peppatunities
Co-op staffer Claire samples out goat and sheep cheese.
We were cheesing it up last week upstairs in Co-op meeting room 309. Cheese staffer Claire led a cheese tasting workshop with a focus on goat and sheep milk cheese called “Don’t Have a Cow Cheese.”It was all about cheese:discussing cheese history,ingredients,
Continue reading The Cheese Whisperer:Don’t Have a Cow Cheese Workshop Re-cap
My body is craving fruit!! It remembers that summers are short and to get all the goodness I can in. Cherries in particular,BUT I tend to eat too many at one time and then….TUMMY ACHES!! So this year I am eating them in doses,yummy flavorful doses!! Here is my latest taste of delight.
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Drylands Sauvignon Blanc –$7.99. We’re always on the lookout for great deals on great wines,so we we’re extra excited to be offered this beautiful New Zealand white at a closeout price. Most of the bottling sold for $18.99,but we got the final 50 cases at such a low price that we can
Continue reading This Week’s Top Deals:Juy 24-29,2012
Made with love in New Hampshire since 1973,MegaFood starts with fresh,local food to deliver authentic nourishment.
Health and Beauty Aids Open House Friday July 27th
Big Changes in our Health And Beauty Aids Department are on their way:come see our freshly streamlined department,and meet our three newest lines of supplements:
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As Garden Nancy wrote earlier in the season;tomatoes are the number 1 plant we get questions about. Lately,customers have been asking where the fruit is –The answer might be lack of pollinators. Tomatoes benefit from having marigolds,nasturtiums,mint and others planted with them. While companion planting is a bigger subject than
Continue reading Fresh from the Garden Center:Tomato troubleshooting