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Organic Foods

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  • Food Label Confusion

    Food Label Confusion
    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...
  • A Growing Demand For Pasture-Raised, Grass-Fed Beef in CT

    A Growing Demand For Pasture-Raised, Grass-Fed Beef in CT
    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...
  • Best Health Food Store

    Best Health Food Store
    1) Whole Foods 50 Raymond Road  West Hartford (860) 523-8500 340 N. Main St.  West Hartford  (860) 523-7174 55 Welles St.  Glastonbury  (860) 652-9800 www.wholefoodsmarket.com   2) Trader Joe's   3) It's Only Natural Food Market  
  • Community news for Vernon edition

    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...
  • Healthy food with a twist at Roxana's Restaurant

     Healthy food with a twist at Roxana's Restaurant
    The soft opening of Jay Tarakey's latest venture has been so successful in three months, he probably doesn't really have to have a big grilling to-do when the weather breaks once again. But he will, because good, healthy food with a Central Asian...
  • Bill would create organic-type labels for nonmodified foods

    Inspired by the popular "USDA organic" label, House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients. The idea is part of an attempt to block mandatory labeling of foods that include...
  • 3 organic food companies recall products over listeria fears

    Three organic food companies that use spinach in their food have recalled hundreds of thousands of items over listeria concerns. Organic food company Amy's Kitchen has voluntarily recalled about 74,000 cases of frozen and prepackaged products...
  • Fresh & Easy to close 30 Southland stores as it explores new formats

    Fresh & Easy to close 30 Southland stores as it explores new formats
    The struggling Fresh & Easy chain is remaking itself to better compete in an increasingly crowded grocery landscape, closing 30 Southern California markets as it develops plans to roll out new store formats. Fresh & Easy will try to sell the stores,...
  • 2015 Parks & Recreation Department Snowman Contest Winners

    VERNON - Best Overall Sculpture: Allison MacKay; Runner Up Sculpture: Jay Lanz (pictured); Best Overall Snowman: Jeffery Coma (pictured); Runner Up Snowman: Chris Leister; Snowman Champ: Oskar Kalnenieks; Closest "Frosty" Look-A-Like: Jonathan & Ian...
  • Hampton Roads retail sales grow slower than expected

    Hampton Roads retail sales grow slower than expected
    Lower gas prices haven't caused a surge in spending, but sales in Hampton Roads are still better than flat. Some retailers are even expanding. "I think we are gradually seeing retail sales increase. This is related to employment gradually increasing,"...
  • Vernon edition community news: Vernon, Tolland, Ellington

    Johnson Memorial Medical Staff Scholarship STAFFORD SPRINGS - Johnson Memorial Medical Center (JMMC), the parent company of Johnson Memorial Hospital (JMH), is accepting scholarship applications for its Medical Staff Scholarship Program. Applications can...