“Fresh Bites” Holiday 2020 Owner Newsletter

Get ready for the holidays with us! We’re rolling out our Thanksgiving Grab & Go menu options, plus a handy pre-order form that guarantees you can bring home your Co-op favorites! Plus, our GM reflects on the 2020 holiday season, and how’s she’s looking forward to making more memories with less hustle and bustle. Also inside, how … Read More.

A Food Farmer’s Favorite Foods

By: Mac Stone, Farmer & Owner, Elmwood Stock Farm Let’s break down this idea into three basic food categories—actually, two categories, since we don’t grow chocolate around here. I’ll start with plants but have to pay homage to my favorite grilled meats at the end. I hope the vegans and vegetarians will stay for the … Read More.

Quarantine Crafts: DIY Natural Tie-Dye

During quarantine, the Pinterest god/goddess within all of us seemed to emerge out of the woodwork. I was surprised to see the number of people making sourdough starters and just baking in general, not to mention the number of people who all of sudden were contractors, renovating their homes with the fervor of Chip and … Read More.

A Guide to Making Ravioli at Home

Everyone seems to be trying out new recipes while we’ve been spending time at home, especially baking! But the availability of yeast and other baking ingredients have been hit or miss, plus if your bread doesn’t turn out, you’ve usually spent a lot of time and effort on something destined for the squirrels, so why … Read More.

Grocery Shopping in the Time of Coronavirus

As coronavirus spreads across the country and across our communities, we are all navigating uncharted territory. If you’re like me, you’ve been asking yourself questions like “what’s the right thing to do?” or “is this putting myself or others at risk?” a lot these past couple weeks. Of course, getting groceries is a basic need … Read More.

Meat-Free Holiday Recipes Everyone Will Love

When you get a group together to eat these days, it seems you need three versions of every dish to satisfy everyone’s dietary needs. One of the fastest-growing diet trends is the plant-based movement, and after discovering a few solid meat-free holiday recipes for the various gatherings I’ve been to while a vegetarian (dishes that … Read More.

5 Pumpkin Recipes, Hold the Spice

There are many folks out there who celebrate the arrival of “pumpkin spice” season. I am not one of them. I find the flavor combination overwhelming, and I can only stomach maybe two pumpkin pie-inspired experiences a year. I have become a fan, however, of pumpkin as an ingredient in a host of savory pumpkin … Read More.