Category Archives: Local

Brushing Your Teeth Should Feel Good

On a recent early Fall day, in the wee hours of morning, about 20 MOMs employees showed up at the parking lot in College Park and piled our sleepy selves onto a mini-bus for a trip to adorable Kutztown, PA … Continue reading

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Restored Faith

I started working at the MOM’s Organic Market Alexandria store towards the end of June this past summer. I was so excited at the prospect of getting to work with a company that truly walks the talk of its mission: … Continue reading

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“Make Creation A Healing Place Better Than You Found It.”

Polyface, “the farm of many faces”. My fiancé, Phil, and I had the opportunity to truck down past Staunton to the middle of nowhere Virginia for a spot on one of Polyface’s Lunatic Tours hosted by Joel Salatin. After hearing … Continue reading

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MOMs on the Bay

Employees from the Alexandria store had a great bay adventure recently with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Read on for Alex’s rundown on the awesome day. “It was a balmy summer morning, with the promise of Washington’s finest heat and humidity … Continue reading

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The Journey to the Age of Renewable Energy

“We, the people, still believe that our obligations as Americans are not just to ourselves, but to all posterity.  We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and … Continue reading

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Part 4 – Adventures in Fostering

I became interested in the idea of fostering a pet when my closest friend died last year.  It was just one week after her 32nd birthday.  She had been diagnosed with a glandular tumor a few weeks prior and before … Continue reading

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Rain Garden: Just Say “No” to Watering

I like to conserve resources, like… effort.  Take the rain garden I recently finished building.  Sure, I shoveled and wheelbarrowed a dump truck’s worth of soil, and hand-built a thirty foot long retaining wall.  But, once I get the flowers … Continue reading

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