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The New Year is here, which has left many of us pondering strategies to be healthier. As many complex resolutions are made, one quite simple approach to do this is by eating well. Eating nutritiously may seem complicated or expensive, but truthfully it is quite simple. Buying raw ingredients and...
Pomegranates are a delicious treat this time of year, but I know I'm not alone when I say they are one intimidating fruit.  How do you know when they are ripe? How do you cut it? How do you get all those delicious kernels out of the intricate pith inside?  But once you figure it out and taste the...
By Pat Burns, General Manager Local means many different things at City Market. Our Global Ends (aka Mission Statement in other organizations), specify that the Co-op will support the local food system. One section of our business plan this year was devoted entirely to “live local”. We spend...
Earlier this month, a few of us from the Co-op went out to visit one of our favorite farmers: David Miskell, from Miskell's Premium Organics in Charlotte.  You can find Miskell's produce in our Produce Department, as well as on our Hot and Cold Food Bars.  David and Susan first started farming in...
For the past 17 years, we have a COTS Tree Sale to benefit Burlington’s Committee on Temporary Shelter. This year, we once again sold fresh balsams from Moffatt’s Tree Farm in Craftsbury, Vermont. We sold 656 trees from Wednesday, December 3 through Thursday, December 11 and the net proceeds were...

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