Show Gratitude with a Fair-Trade Thanksgiving

“Overeating is the reason for the season” – pretty much everything including this dog shirt Thanksgiving seems to be one of the most overlooked federal holidays on the American calendar. (Notice I said federal holidays. Days like National Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day do not count and probably deserve to be overlooked.) There are barely any … Read More.

Bulk Shopping: Save Money and the Planet

“Did someone say spelt?” Bulk shopping for salt and oats may not seem like an exciting adventure (unless you’re about to set out on the Oregon Trail,) but when you shop our bulk aisle, you can be the master of your own destiny. You can eliminate single-use waste altogether, discover a new favorite flavor, actually … Read More.

9 Ways You Win When You Become a Good Foods Owner

It’s easy to see why shopping at Good Foods is a smart choice. It’s one of the best spots in the state to get fresh, local food. We make shopping for a specialty diet not just possible, but easy too. Spending your money here supports our community and local food economy. Taking the next step … Read More.

Celebrating America with Exotic Meats

U-S-A! U-S-A! Independence Day is a time to celebrate the things that make our country great like liberty, diversity and, apparently, hamburgers. An average American eats three burgers a week and on the 4th of July, Americans are 117% more likely to go for a hamburger than on an average day. That’s a lot of meat. If … Read More.

Beer and Food Pairings: A How-To Guide

Beer is made with four ingredients: water, grain, hops and yeast. Despite this humble foundation, however, there’s a wide variety of color, flavor and aroma to be found on the shelves of our beer cooler. At the most basic level, there are two types of beer: ales and lagers. Ales are typically a bit heartier, … Read More.

Take a Hike! (And Take These Foods With You)

Hundreds of predators. No real shelter. What could go wrong? The temperature is getting warmer, the days are getting longer and it’s that magical time of year when people all across America are venturing into forests and, as a leisure activity, trying not to die. Let’s face it, hiking and camping don’t make a whole lot of … Read More.

Mom Life: Psyche Glimpses and Gift Ideas

I’m not a mom. Some people consider their pets children, but my cat is more of a really surly roommate who thinks it’s fun to stand on my face at 3:00 in the morning. Which I suppose could be said about some kids too, but I don’t think that qualifies me as a mom. I … Read More.

Common Questions and Answers About a Gluten-Free Diet

  This post was written by our own Kathryn Dickens, Floor Manager and resident Registered Dietitian Nutritionist at Good Foods Co-op. It’s a very brief overview of what she’ll be discussing in her May 23rd class: Gluten-Free Fundamentals. You can get details and buy tickets here.   Photo credit: cocoroselle.com What is the gluten-free diet? The … Read More.