Offering a Fresh Look at Foods with:
- Natural & Organic Product Reviews
- Weekly Blog Posts
- Savvy Shopper Newsletter
- Virtual Demos (Producer/Product Profile videos)
- Social Media Communication
Our mission is to empower people to make healthy, informed decisions and demystify the grocery shopping experience whether on-line or in the market. Our hope is to build trust and transparency between shoppers, producers and retailers.
Real Parmesan Doesn’t Come in a Little Green Tube I love cheese. Parmesan cheese is no exception. Real Parmesan cheese – Parmigiano-Reggiano. I worked as a Cheesemonger at Whole Foods Market for several years; it was a great job. One of my favorite tasks was “cracking a parm”. Cracking a Parmigiano-Reggiano wheel is a physically… Continue ReadingRead Full Post
Full Disclosure I think all of us can honestly say at one time or another, or maybe quite frequently, (you know who you are…) are guilty of blurring the truth. Whether it was to protect ourselves, or avoid something, or to get a job, maybe to convince someone to share our beliefs. Perhaps we’ve avoided… Continue ReadingRead Full Post
FOOD IS POLITICS The food industry plays politics just as well as any other industry. Food politics underlie all politics. There’s no industry more important to us or more fundamentally linked to our well-being and the future well-being of our children. Corporate control of the nation’s food system limits our choices and threatens our health. Over… Continue ReadingRead Full Post
Dicamba, a weed killer, damaged more that 3.6 million acres of soy bean crops. The herbicide drifted from being applied to GMO soybean crops to surrounding farms and residential areas. Also affected were tomatoes, watermelon, canteloupe, vineyards, pumpkins, organic vegetables, residential gardens, trees, and shrubs. Read more here: https://goo.gl/hGGmsP Continue ReadingRead Full Post
GROCERY SHOPPING IS CHANGING AND IT’S ABOUT DARN TIME! There are about 123 million households in the US – 203 million people claim to have at least 50% of the household responsibility for grocery shopping. Huh? I guess that means more than one person per household does all the shopping. According to US Grocery… Continue ReadingRead Full Post
PART THREE: FOOD INSECURITY – WHAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT IT? Picking up where we left off Access to safe and nutritious food is a basic human right. Low-income neighborhoods, both urban and rural, can have limited access to fresh, healthy, and affordable food. Fewer -or no- supermarkets, a higher proportion of small corner grocery… Continue ReadingRead Full Post
Our ideas of health and wellness evolve, so should our purchasing habits. Studies have shown that the labeling claim that is affecting purchasing the most is additive/preservative-free.
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