The end of the SCEA Summer Letterbox trail is in sight!
Letterboxes will be retrieved by the end of the day Friday,September 21
You are invited to the END OF THE TRAIL CELEBRATION Sunday,September 23,2:00 pm Skagit PUD,Aqua Room
Sponsored by SCEA and 17 Letterbox Partners
Three weeks left to experience
Continue reading Discover Skagit’s Watersheds
Downtown, it’s Happening:
Front Street Gallery,6:15 pm Thursday
Gather for wine and hear from the movers and shakers who are shaping downtown
into a Art-full,bike-full,revitalized place to be.
With guest thoughts from Mayor Jill Boudreau and Mary Margaret Haugen.
Continue reading Downtown Mount Vernon Annual Meeting
An adorable reusable lunch box,and it’s PVC free!
Gear up for the coming school year with awesome eco-friendly products from the Co-op’s Mercantile loft.Save money and ensure healthy and happy eaters at school and packing tasty snacks in a stylish lunch totes and waste free lunch containers.
U-Konserve lunch accessories made from
Continue reading Back to School with Eco-Friendly Products
Look for new edible delights from Forte Chocolates on our grocery shelves. These scrumptious melt-in-your mouth chocolates are made with devotion to traditional craftsmanship and a passion for exciting flavor combinations. Award winning Chocolatier Karen Neugebauer hand crafts these luxurious treats right here in Mount Vernon,within walking distance of the Co-op!
Forte’s fine Sea
Continue reading Enchanting Forte Chocolates from Skagit Valley
Step Right Up for Some Great Local Flavors!
Saturday September 15th from 2-4pm in our parking lot
Galen grilling Local in the Meat Dept.
Platters of Local fruit and cheese pairings
The Raw Deal and Summer Squash Salad from our Deli
Continue reading Garden Cafe Sampler:the Joy of Eating Local
Check out some snazzy new food friendly prints to the Co-op’s Mercantile section! These graphics from Victory Gardens of Tomorrow are a great way to inspire meaningful and sustainable living messages on your walls. Reminiscent of vintage prints from the 1930s-1950s,the dynamic images are based on old canning labels to U.S. wartime recruiting posters.
Continue reading Inspire Your Wall with Victory Gardens of Tomorrow
My BFF left for a year on Sunday. Her final meal was to be breakfast and of course she wanted the ever popular Grilled Chicken Wings. Oh and also could I make enough for her to take on the boat? Sure thing!! I happen to love chicken wings,but I am not a fan of
Continue reading In the Kitchen with Jill…
Field Day Organic Beans –4 for $5. Black beans,pinto beans,and garbanzo beans. 14-15 oz. Reg. $1.55 each.
Field Day Organic Spaghetti –$1.99. 12 oz. Reg. $2.65.
Field Day Organic Peanut Butter –$3.99. Crunchy or creamy,lightly salted peanut butter. Reg. 6.15.
Continue reading This Week’s Top Deals:Aug 28-Sept 2,2012
Greens in the spotlight:a full house and some media attention,too!
The focus was on eating well at the Eating Better on a Budget Class Greens with Claire,which took place this past Thursday in meeting room 309. In attendance were roughly 25 community members excited about eating greens,including Mt. Vernon Mayor
Continue reading EBB Greens Class Recap with Mayor Jill Boudreau
It seems like summer just started,but the fruits of fall are already rolling in. Hedlin Farm is bringing in Organic Chili Peppers:Poblanos,Anaheims,and Jalepenos. Ralph’s Greenhouse is harvesting a new crop of Organic Red,Yellow,and French Fingerling Potatoes.
Continue reading The Produce Report:Aug 27-Sept 2,2012
by Nancylee Bouscher
I think it must have been my backpacking days that have made me leery of any food stuff that encourages you to”just add water”and viola! Even when we have ram-en noodles for lunch (and when they are on sale –like NOW! –we have them often) I can not just add water. I
Continue reading Voila Vega!
Great Deals for current Co-op Members
Aug 21-Sept 3,2012
Click Here to download printable .pdf.
Continue reading Co+op Deals:Aug 21-Sept 3,2012
Cascadian Farm Organic Breakfast Cereals –$2.99. Old favorites made from organic ingredients! Choose from Honey Nut O’s,Purely O’s,Multigrain Squares,Raisin Bran,and Oats &Honey Granola. 9-17 oz. Reg. $4.85-4.99.
Gardentime Organic Pasta –$2.29. Made with organic semolina flour,choose from Spaghetti,Angel Hair,Fettucini,Penne,or Ribbons. 10 -12 oz.
Continue reading This Week’s Top Deals:August 21-26,2012