Tag Archives: organic food

Curious Produce: Little Potato Cucumbers

Jessup has a locally-grown (organic, of course) oddity on the shelf right now: the Little Potato Cucumber!   The texture is similar to a regular cucumber and the flavor is mild, mellow and cool, much like traditional cucumbers. If you … Continue reading

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Avoid GMOs, Buy Organic

October is non-GMO month.  What does that mean?  GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organism, which refers to the genetic engineering of a plant (or animal) by scientists.  Many consumers are concerned about the impact of genetically engineered plants on the … Continue reading

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E-cycle Update!

E-cycle 2011 was a great success and we collected a combined 37,000 lbs of electronic waste for recycling, thanks to the support of MOM’s customers and staff. Additionally, the music and tasty food were enjoyed by all. We’re looking forward … Continue reading

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E-cycle Saturday June 11, 2011

E-cycle is here again! Come tomorrow (June 11th 10am-7pm) to any MOM’s where you can drop off your used and broken electronics for recycling and reuse. Last year we collected over 20,000 lbs of electronic junk, and over-filled our bins … Continue reading

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Low Income Does Not Equal Low Standards

One of the great things I have noticed over the past several months at MOM’s is how many people are coming in and asking if they can use public assistance (“food stamps”) to pay for their purchases. I see this … Continue reading

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