DIY Food: Why Every Kid Should Learn to Garden

Written by Eve Adamson. Reposted with permission from STRONGERTOGETHER.COOP When my two sisters and I were in first, second, and third grade respectively, my dad had a great idea. One warm May day, as the three of us stood in the grass of our big backyard watching and wondering what he was up to, he cut 15 six-foot lengths of leftover molding from our recent basement remodel, stuck them into the warming dirt of our […]

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Healthy Kids Lunches

Simple ideas to banish lunchbox boredom. Written by Mandy Makinen. Reposted with permission from Strongertogether.coop Okay, parents. We all know that back to school is, although bittersweet for our children, pretty good for us. Our children are again occupied in noble pursuits, they get regular exercise, they have plenty of time with their friends and the echo of “I’m bored” vanishes from the halls of our homes. Things are always good for a few weeks […]

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Preserving your Organic Harvest

Reprinted by permission from StrongerTogether.coop. Find articles about your food and where it comes from, recipes and a whole lot more at WWW.STRONGERTOGETHER.COOP. Want to enjoy the most healthful food—like local, organic fruits and vegetables—year round? Preserving the bounty you’ve grown yourself or purchased from your local food co-op or farmer’s market makes it possible. And for those who live where the growing season is relatively short, it’s great way to extend the season. Simple food […]

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Eco-Friendly Product Guide

Eco-Friendly Product Guide

Earth Day 2018 Every day should be Earth Day. We know it takes more than one day or a few small changes to impact the overall health of our planet. But we also know that meaningful change often begins small – each of us taking our own unique steps toward making permanent lifestyle changes. Whether you are living off the grid and are a sustainable living expert or are just learning more about how you […]

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Essential Oils for Seasonal Transitions

  Essential oil use is on the rise. Our customers are interested in diffusing, addressing fleas and ticks for pets, making their own personal care and cleaning products, alleviating pain and uncomfortable symptoms, and much more. Local and Organic Veriditas Botanicals (est. 2008 Minneapolis, Minnesota) was founded upon the goal of sharing the benefits of French Medical Aromatherapy with the US market. In 2016 Pranarom, a Belgian company, joined forces with Veriditas to expand essential […]

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