Sippin’ Tea

Posted Posted in Eat Well

By Maria Noël Groves, Clinical Herbalist & Co-op Wellness Educator HolyBasilFlowers My favorite morning tea blend is made with two simple herbs with seemingly miraculous health benefits: they boost metabolism, curb cravings, decrease inflammation, enhance immunity, energize but also calm the mind, fend off infections, and fight cancer. Sound too good to be true? Let […]

For Fitness, Think F.I.T.

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By Audrey Burghard, Heath & Wellness Coordinator  Another frequently asked question from my days as a Personal Trainer was “How do I increase my fitness?” and “How can I break through a plateau?” regarding fitness level or body weight. An easy acronym to remember is the F.I.T. rule. There are three variables you can change […]

Farm Photo Trip

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By Shane Smith, Outreach Coordinator Steve from Musterfield farm talking with Paula and Greg  Well, Geoff, Paula, Greg and I set off for a three day adventure to photograph and video tape some of the diverse farmers and producers we feature here at the Co-op. We called it “Thirty Farms in Three Days”, although the actual […]

The Best Workout!

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By Audrey Burghard, Wellness Coordinator   I have spent over 20 years working out and 8 years as a personal trainer. During that time I was often asked “What is the best workout”? I did as many others have done; I chased the next thing that would make me more fit. But along the way I […]

Tasty Money Saver: Beans!

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By Maria Noël Groves, Clinical Herbalist & Wellness Educator As you swing past the Co-op’s new bulk department, you’ll notice a wide variety of dry beans. The various colors and textures look so nice (and, well, co-op-y) in the bins, yet a lot of people head straight for the canned stuff for the sake of […]

What is Farm 2 Fork?

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By Shane Smith, Outreach CoordinatorThis blog will tell the stories of our farmers and producers who work andlive on the land in which they are conscientious stewards. We will lookat the politics, practices, and diversified means by which all of this work isaccomplished. The Concord Food Co-op serves as a vital link in the capitalregion’s […]