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Alaffia Eyeglass Drive for Togo, West Africa

Donate your old eyeglasses and help bring the gift of sight to people in need! The eyeglasses will be collected for Alaffia and will be distributed to people in Togo by optometrists. In Togo, there are very few optometrists and a pair of eyeglasses can cost up to four months…

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New Store Products: April

Check out some of our favorite new products for April! Dogfish Head Brewing – LIMITED TIME ONLY American Beauty Imperial Pale Ale Brewed in celebration of the 50th anniversary of a band that begat a lifestyle. Dogfish Head asked customers  what they wanted in a Grateful Dead beer. Of more…

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Seed Matters at the Co-op!

Celebrate the coming of summer with Seed Matters and enter for a CHANCE TO WIN AN ORGANIC GARDENING KIT! We usually don’t think about seed when we sit down to eat our cereal in the morning or tuck the kids into their cotton sheets at night, but it all starts…

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Earth Day 2015

Wednesday April 22nd, the Co-op will be celebrating Earth Day and we want you to come join us in celebrating! Bring your kids to our Nancy’s Recycled Container Potting Stations, 1-4pm at both stores. Your sprouts will have the chance to sow some seeds of their own – it’s a…

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Naturally Dyed Eggs: Batiking

If you’d like to forgo the disco-era neon of conventional food colorings and their “generally recognized as safe” ingredients, making dye with food is a great option. The technique may be a little different but the results are beautiful and earthy and honor the wonders of the natural world. It’s…

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Whole Grains: The WHOLE Package

Whole grains are the only way to go. They are, well, good for you. Maybe, you have heard that processed grains are unhealthy and should be banned. That sounds right…or does it? Well, there is much more to the story, and I will tell that story here. At the risk…

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Local Spotlight: Organically Grown Company

Welcome to the Local Spotlight, where every month we will feature one of our favorite local providers. We’re going to try and keep it fresh by covering aspects of the local food system we may have previously overlooked, (any suggestions on the hows and who’s, dear readers, would be greatly…

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Bulk Winter Wellness

We recently asked George Brown, the North Store’s Grocery/Bulk Assistant Manager to give us a rundown of what the Co-op’s Bulk department has in the way of products that will help encourage winter wellness. Here’s the tip of the iceberg: Probiotics The World Health Organization defines probiotics as “live micro-organisms…

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