| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Connecticut isn't exactly the sort of place you'd expect to find herds of organically raised cattle grazing in wide-open pasture lands.
The terms "grass-fed" and "pasture-raised" beef tend to conjure images of sprawling Western ranches rather than our...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:47 AM
Great, more label reading, just what I wanted!
My dad was a big believer in the clean plate club. When I was little, my mom would make us a balanced meal, generally consisting of some meat, a veggie and a carb. My siblings and I were expected to eat...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 7:29 AM
1) Whole Foods
50 Raymond Road
340 N. Main St.
55 Welles St.
2) Trader Joe's
3) It's Only Natural Food Market
| Apr 24, 2015
| 12:00 PM
What makes a supermarket great? Years ago, says Consumer Reports, the answer might have been low prices, checkout speed or variety. Now another consideration is top-of-mind: "fresh."
When the typical shopper makes each of his or her 83 yearly grocery...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 1:43 PM
Winnetka's Hubbard Woods business district will soon have its own organic grocery store, with a Mrs. Green's Natural Market slated to open its doors this fall.
The store is the first of the New York-based organic food and health product retailer's...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 8:39 PM
After four long days living like America's poor, Gwyneth Paltrow broke her much-mocked attempt at shopping on a food stamp budget in search of some chicken and black licorice.
The multimillionaire mom was derided last week when she accepted the...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 6:16 PM
It started with a red pepper.
Jaime Karpovich couldn't find one in her kitchen as she was preparing a vegan chick pea salad, and she made a 40-minute round trip from her downtown Bethlehem home to a grocery store to get a 75-cent pepper.
"It was so...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 9:38 PM
If you are confused about what a "natural" food is, turns out you're in good company.
So are the food-makers whose advertising depends on the description.
At the nation's largest annual gathering of organic and "natural" food makers, doubts are rife...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 12:43 PM
Readers have embraced this market, with locations around the state, for enhancing the adventure of cooking and eating wonderful food. In addition to its extensive selection of organic and natural foods, prepared foods and personal care products, Whole...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 8:50 AM
Healthy food choices make a difference in how our children feel, think and behave. We can influence their choices based on how we shop and eat ourselves.
It's not always easy to eat green, but it's helpful to understand what it means and learn how to...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 7:32 AM
Friends of Hall Memorial Library seeking book donations
ELLINGTON - The Friends of Hall Memorial Library in Ellington are asking for donations for our Book Cellar and upcoming April Book Sale. We accept donations of good clean books, CDs DVDs and audio...