Tag: @homegrown

The Rundown on Hardy Mums

The Rundown on Hardy Mums Fall is officially in full swing and mums is the word! Hardy mums that is. Unlike most flowers, mums are ideal for fall. They bring a classic colorfulness and a fitting liveliness perfect for the season. Known by their botanical name, Chrysanthemums, these flowers are built to withstand winter’s toughest temperatures. Mums are one 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…

Visit a Local Orchard or Cider Mill this Season!

  Visit a Local Orchard or Cider Mill This Season! Written by Jon Waiksnoris, Marketing Intern   It’s fall in the Northeast, and apple flavors are back in popular taste! Now that the weather has finally cooled down, enjoying a beautiful day at the orchard picking apples and tasting cider is the perfect way to celebrate the season. At Price…

Visiting the Hood plants in Upstate NY!

On Friday, August 4th our team headed north to visit two manufacturing facilities of HP Hood.  Hood has been a strategic Dairy partner to Price Chopper for decades; producing many of our Price Chopper and PICS dairy products. The team started the day at the HP Hood plant in Vernon, NY.  This plant produces Price Chopper brand Greek yogurt, as…

March 29th is National Mom and Pop Business Owner’s Day!

At Price Chopper and Market 32, we believe in celebrating all things local. We team up with a variety of small-scale “mom ‘n pop” artisans and producers who supply either their neighborhood Price Chopper/Market 32 store or a group of stores in their area, and while these local producers make up a small portion of the many items we offer…