Category: Farm to Fork

The home.grown. Tomato Face-off!

Things are heating up in our Homegrown Tomato contest, which runs through this Saturday. We’re in the home stretch of the competition! Check out our must-see face-off broadcast below! Interested in entering? Show us what you’ve got through August 18th! 2 chances to win $250 in gift cards: Heaviest Tomato (weight category) and Most Unique Tomato (appearance category). We’ve seen some…

American Craft Beer Week 2018

Happy Hour Just Got a lot Closer! It’s American Craft Beer Week and we’re celebrating! We’re proud to team up with local craft brewers in each of our Northeast states, bringing some of the best regional tastes to our stores.  Thanks to their continuous hard work and brewing efforts, this exciting week can be celebrated the right way: at home…

Happy Hydrating with 2Natural Blends!

Happy Hydrating with 2Natural Blends! Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN Senior Nutritionist Water is essential – we cannot live without it. Our bodies feel and function best when well-hydrated, and water is the top pick to meet that need. We also need water to support good performance in sports or any physical activity. But, we struggle to stay hydrated – busy…

5 Uses for Maple Syrup Beyond Your Pancake Stack

It’s maple sugaring season in the Northeast, and we’re all amped up for local maple. Today’s lesson: Maple Syrup Beyond the Stack of Pancakes! Each winter as the weather starts to warm up, maple trees in our region produce sweet sap that contains a small amount of sugar and a large amount of water. By boiling off the water from…

PICS Milk: Product of the Northeast

  Local dairy farms are an important piece of our Northeast economy. In New York, dairy production makes up for nearly half of the total agriculture output, and there are over 900 dairy farms in the state of Vermont alone! Dairy farms are one of the lifelines of the Northeast, and we’re proud to team up with a variety of…

From the North Country to ABC’s Shark Tank: An Interview with Parker’s Maple

From the North Country to ABC’s Shark Tank: An Interview with Parker’s Maple We’re proud to support farmers and producers in the Northeast throughout the whole year: When it’s made or grown here, we get it here! We were recently able to speak with Alee Parker at Parker’s Maple in Canton, NY. She was kind enough to answer some of…

The home.grown. Rundown on Some Underdog Winter Squashes

The home.grown. Rundown on Some Underdog Winter Squashes Now that the weather seems like it’s finally cooling off for good: We offer a variety of tasty, local winter squashes that are perfect for your favorite cold weather meals! November is prime time for winter squashes, and we’re proud to source our hard squashes from farmers here in the Northeast, like…