Category Archives: Composting

The Road to a Chemical Free Lawn – Step One

As I sat inside last week with over a foot of snow outside my window, I could only think of one thing: spring. (An upshot of the snow was making snow creatures in it.) With spring comes my plan for … Continue reading

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The Mystery Behind the Numbers

Recycling isn’t very intuitive.  Some sorts of plastic can be recycled, some sorts of packaging can’t, it varies in every county… I know I’m guilty of pitching something into the recycle bin and hoping I made the right choice! Thankfully, … Continue reading

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My Journey in Environmental Restoration (E.R.)

As I come close to five years working for MOM’s, I am amazed by how much I have been able to learn and experience. I have met and learned from so many great people within and associated with the company. … Continue reading

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Compost for Dummies

I’ve been wanting to compost for months.  It took me a while to start: the selection of compost bins, tumblers, pails and mixes is overwhelming!  Did I want an open pile, upright bin or rotating bin?  When is the best … Continue reading

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Southern Maryland – Here We Come!

The MOMs crew is hard at work, setting up the soon-to-open Waldorf store in Southern Maryland!  You can expect grand opening festivities on Nov 9th, 10th & 11th, including kids activities, free samples, goody bags, raffles, henna tattooing and lots … Continue reading

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Finally! MOMs in Merrifield.. and Tips for Shopping at MOMs

Thursday is the big day! MOMs in Merrifield will open at the Mosaic District at Lee Hwy & Gallows Rd in Fairfax, Virginia.  Here’s our detailed map. Merrifield MOMs is possibly our most exciting venue to date — as always, … Continue reading

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Humble beginnings

I know it was idyllic. I know not every blueberry for Cascadian Farm is grown on this farm or in this way, but I was impressed with the original Cascadian Farm and the tasty blueberries I ate straight from the … Continue reading

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