For over 20 years Lesley Stowe has been handcrafting delicious foods with top quality whole food ingredients. Raincoast Crisps are made just across the border in Vancouver,British Columbia Canada. In addition to classic Raincoast flavors such as Cranberry Hazelnut and Rosemary Raisin Pecan,try the latest creation,gluten free flavors:Oat &Seed and
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Save now on organic maple syrup!
The flavor of maple syrup is delicious and can be hard to grasp. Much like a fine wine,chocolate or olive oil,there are many words to describe it. Some have noted its qualities as woodsy,peachy,grassy,malty,spiced,smoky and roasted or having similar flavors to
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The cool and rainy weather of the Pacific Northwest descends on us as we approach October. Fall is here and with it a standout seasonal ale from New Belgium:Red Hoptober.
Open a bottle and watch this red ale shine like autumn leaves in a globe glass. Red Hoptober pours a dark garnet color and
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It’s Fall!!!! Yay!!! Woo Hooo!!! Good Times!!! Happy Sweater Weather!!!
How’d I do? Was that convincing?
I will not retire the flip flops just yet,nor will I take out the wool jacket just in case. But I may concede to keeping warm on these crisp fall nights with a cuppa tea and a sleeping
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Organic Gala Apples from Brownfield Orchard
Stonefruits and berries are slowing down while fall produce is ramping up. With the exception of Organic White Nectarines from Burgess Orchard,Washington Nectarines and Peaches are finishing up. Organic Honeycrisp Apples and Gala Apples from Brownfield Orchard are here. Sweet and crunchy Organic Honeycrisps have dropped in
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Welcome to our “on the fly”cooking demo at the Sedro-Woolley Farmers Market,which happens Wednesdays through mid-October. Jill picked up a bunch of goodies from the market vendors and proceeded to blow some minds with her improvisational skills.
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The WSU-NWREC Graduate Student Committee invites you to attend the 2012 Harvest Seminar:A closer look a local and regional food systems.
Tuesday,October 30th at 5:00pm,WSU Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center (arrangements will be made to broadcast to Pullman and WSU Extension locations) Please join us for a solution-oriented discussion!
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Thanks to everyone who stopped by to try some of the delicious recipes last weekend. We created samples from what our farmers are harvesting fresh right now for our Eat Local celebration!
Our Garden Center folks: Nancy, Dan,and Johnna put some good work into the idea, and all of our departments joined in the
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Hope everyone is enjoying our last few days of actual Summer. It sure has been nice to have such a long stretch of fruit ripening weather! Not to mention being able to see the stars every night!
Seed Garlic is here! Two gorgeous varieties Siberian and Rich’s Red –organically grown from Uprising Organics. At
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Tuesdays in October are movie nights on the 3rd floor. October is “Everything Month”–the month when we talk Ethics and Politics in our food and shopping choices. We’ve lined up the Globalization Trilogy from Teddy Bear Films to help highlight WHY we need to keep talking about the consequences of globalization.
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When:Fri.,Oct. 12,5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sat.,Oct. 13,9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Place:Skagit Valley Food Co-op,202 First St.,Mount Vernon,Wash.,Room 309. Tuition:$195 tuition covers o In-depth presentations by Kai Huschke,Wash. Community Organizer and Envision Spokane Board Member;Brad Read,President of Envision Spokane.
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The Co-op has been an on-going sponsor for the Mount Vernon Trail Builders –a local volunteer group working with the City of MV and MV Parks &Rec to refurbish and build a new series of trails at Little Mountain Park. In just 3 years they have made great strides,building miles of trail
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Field Day Organic Beans –4 for $5. Time to fill the pantry for fall meals! Canned beans are a quick,simple,healthy protein source for lots of hot dishes –chili,enchiladas,casseroles,soups,stews,and salads. Choose from black beans,pinto beans,garbanzo beans,and vegetarian re fried beans. Reg. $1.75 each.
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Go Vino for wine,beer,cocktails and lemonade!
If you’re still drinking wine from plastic or paper cups it’s time to upgrade to Go Vino’s go anywhere wine glass. With the look and feel of fine crystal,these stemless glasses are made in the USA using a food-safe BPA-free polymer that reflects a wine’s
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