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Organic Foods

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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  
  • Consumer Reports: How does your grocer stack up?

    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...
  • Mrs. Green's Natural Market to open in Winnetka

     Mrs. Green's Natural Market to open in Winnetka
    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...
  • A hungry Gwyneth Paltrow fails the food stamp challenge after four days

    A hungry Gwyneth Paltrow fails the food stamp challenge after four days
    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...
  • Bethlehem Food Co-Op still seeking members

    Bethlehem Food Co-Op still seeking members
    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...
  • What is 'natural food?' Even the people who make it aren't sure

    What is 'natural food?' Even the people who make it aren't sure
    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...
  • Best Local Food Market

    Best Local Food Market
    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...
  • Go green for spring

    Go green for spring
    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...
  • 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...