Category Archives: Green Careers

New Rockville MOMs Opens Tomorrow!

We’re super-excited to be opening our new Rockville MOMs location tomorrow.  After 16 years in our previous storefront on Parklawn Drive, we’ve realized we need more parking and a more navigable layout for our tried and true (and patient) Rockville customers. … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Composting, Employment, Energy Resources, Family, Fruits, Green Careers, Local, Natural Health, News, Organic Food, Pets, Recycling, Reuse, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Herndon-bound: New MOM’s Opening October 28th-31st

Its only 2 days until our newest store, in Herndon VA, opens!  We’ve got tons of fun stuff going on this weekend to entertain our newest local community. One of our most popular events, E-cycle, will be available all weekend … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Composting, Employment, Energy Resources, Family, Fruits, Green Careers, Holidays, Local, Natural Health, News, Organic Food, Pets, Recipes, Recycling, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Family, Green Careers, Local, News, Recycling | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Timonium Update!

We’re in full-swing now, setting up our Timonium store and its going very well.  I’m a big fan of the customer service desk, shown here during installation.  Its made from many environmentally-friendly materials by a local custom woodworker.   As … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Composting, Employment, Energy Resources, Family, Fruits, Green Careers, Natural Health, News, Organic Food, Pets, Recycling, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Timonium: Here We Come!

The MOMs stores are abuzz with excitement over our Timonium location, which is opening at the end of this month! Some of my favorite things about this location (the shelves aren’t even up yet!) are the old school composite floors. … Continue reading

Posted in Composting, Employment, Energy Resources, Green Careers, News, Recycling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

State of the Union: One Million Electric Cars by 2010?

Tuesday night, Mr. Obama emphasized the importance of government investment in everything from high-speed rails and highways to schools and clean-energy industries. The President listed several clean-energy goals to work towards. For instance, the President proposed that 85% of the … Continue reading

Posted in Employment, Energy Resources, Green Careers, News | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

MOM’s Produce Director Tours Colonial Vegetable Garden

  MOM’s Produce Director, Jon, tours the winter vegetable garden at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia in December.  For many of us, its a struggle to keep anything alive in this area during the winter months.  But Mid-Atlantic colonials had some interesting … Continue reading

Posted in Green Careers, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Unemployment, Christmas, and $8

In the parking lot in front of MOM’s Bowie this weekend I found a wad of cash. Unraveling the wad, I see its only $8 but it includes a dry cleaner receipt which shows the name & phone number of … Continue reading

Posted in Employment, Green Careers, Holidays | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment