| Jul 11, 2011
| 11:17 AM
I love the new wave in buying local, organic foods. In fact, it seems like Farmer’s markets are busier and easier to locate than ever before.
But what I didn't realize is how Farmer's markets play an integral part in bringing members of the...
| Jul 15, 2011
These days, everyone and his uncle wants a farmers market in his neighborhood or shopping center. Dozens of new farmers markets open each year in the Los Angeles area, varying greatly in their operators, intentions and locales. Some are basically swap...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 12:03 PM
Q: Every time I read about someone using coupons to get $500 worth of food for $4.95, I wonder what that person is feeding her family — not fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains, apparently. Why there are are there no coupons for fresh fruits...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 12:15 PM
The Rev. Theodora J. "Dora" McLean, a registered nurse who was a founder and associate pastor of Christian Unity Temple Christian Community Church, died July 22 at Sinai Hospital of complications from a stroke.
The Halethorpe resident was 82.
| Jul 27, 2011
| 8:52 AM
Towson resident Denise Clark recently had a crash course in how to close one 32,000-square-foot supermarket, then open another.
Clark, former manager of the Superfresh supermarket in the Parkville Shopping Center, at Harford Road and Taylor Avenue, now...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 9:10 AM
A Glen Burnie man died of injuries he suffered Sunday when his car collided with an SUV driven by an unsupervised teenager on a learner's permit, Anne Arundel County police said.
Javaid Firdaus, 63, of the 300 block of Thelma Ave., was taken to Baltimore...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:01 PM
COSTA MESA — Natural and organic foods shoppers will soon notice a new sign gracing their local grocer as a merger between Henry's and Sprouts markets takes root across Orange County.
The two grocers, which announced the merger in April, will...
| Aug 5, 2011
Cassie Green had all the makings of an entrepreneur. "I like the last word," says the sprightly 34-year-old. "I'm an only child. I'm a Leo. I really like my way."
But it took a pint of gas station ice cream to push her over the metaphorical edge....
| Aug 9, 2011
| 9:56 AM
Foodies who travel have probably visited Whole Foods Market is other cities. Now comes word that the natural and organic foods supermarket is coming to Virginia Beach.
The 40,000-square-foor store will sit on the site formerly occupied by the Saturn...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 8:01 PM
COSTA MESA — As she walked out of the new Sprouts Farmers Market on Wednesday with two ripe cantaloupes, Andrea Bowen said she "couldn't be more tickled."
The melons, which she had tucked into a green recyclable bag, cost her 19 cents a pound....
| Aug 13, 2011
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — "Of all places for you to go on vacation, why Sheboygan?" my friend asked when I explained that I was planning to take my 5-year-old away for a weekend in Wisconsin. "What else do they have besides bratwurst?"
Apparently quite a...