An Elevated Breakfast in Bed for Mom

A favorite tradition for many families on Mother’s Day involves the kids helping to make breakfast in bed for mom. From carefully-buttered toast to specially-shaped pancakes, it’s the extra touches from the kids that make mom melt. If you’ve done the same menu with the kids for years, perhaps it’s time to teach them some … Read More.

Regenerative Farming: Getting Back to Real Food

By: Mac Stone, Farmer & Owner, Elmwood Stock Farm Customers at the farmers market have been asking more questions about regenerative agriculture lately. What does it mean? Is it better than sustainable or organic? Maybe this little story will help to frame it for you. According to Webster, to regenerate is to bring into existence … Read More.

Honor Earth Month with Zero Waste Shopping

April is Earth Month, a wonderful time to reflect on how we’re impacting our planet and maybe explore a new, greener habit. Zero waste shopping is one way to greatly minimize your impact, and there are so many options to get started! Here at the Co-op, we’re researching the best zero waste shopping strategies and … Read More.

Adventures of a Nut Milk Novice

I am not a nut milk enthusiast by nature. In fact, milk (cow’s milk, that is) was my favorite drink from age 0-28 or so. As I got older and, like many adults, my body had less ability to effectively digest cow’s milk, I started cutting back. A few years ago when I switched to … Read More.

DIY Gifts That Pamper

DIY gifts are not only cost-effective, they are very personal gifts that can be customized for the recipient. Many of the ingredients you need to make amazing food and body care gifts can be found for great prices at your Co-op! We asked our crafty staff for their favorite DIY gifts and how to make … Read More.

Turkey Roasting Tips

Roasting the turkey is probably the most nerve-wracking part of Thanksgiving for the hosting cook, and for good reason. The turkey is a challenging piece of meat for even experienced chefs. Keeping the white meat moist without over- or under-cooking it is key. The last thing your guests want is turkey so dry they need … Read More.

“Fresh Bites” Holiday 2018 Owner Newsletter

Everything you need to eat well and gift well during the holidays can be found in our latest “Fresh Bites” Owner newsletter. Learn about our Thanksgiving Sampling Saturdays, get tips on new takes on favorite holiday dishes and refreshments, find out how you can stretch your food budget even further and check out some of … Read More.

The Vegan Meatballs That Sparked Beef In Philly

I spend a good amount of time searching for recipes on the web as part of my job at the Co-op, and occasionally I come across one I simply must try. If it’s touted as a better-than-the-original-meat-version plant-based recipe, I’m intrigued. When it’s a vegan recipe that started a full-on fight in a Philadelphia meatball … Read More.