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Crunch Time!

Crunch Time! Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN Senior Nutritionist Apples are amazing – sweet, tart, crunchy and crave-worthy! This is apple season, and we have the benefit of enjoying local apples and apple cider, especially the super crunchy, super juicy Snapdragon® born and raised in New York! Sweet and spicy, with hints of vanilla, it is a variety that has the…

Our December home.grown. Brewer of the Month: Stony Creek Brewery

Our December home.grown. Brewer of the Month: Stony Creek Brewery! We love all things local, and one of our favorite sectors of local food is local beer. There are so many different brews, flavors, and styles, and so many stories to tell! That’s why we’re embarking on a new home.grown. adventure: to bring you fresh craft beer stories each month…

Activate Wellness: November is National Diabetes Month

Activate Wellness: November is National Diabetes Month Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN Senior Nutritionist Diabetes is a rising concern for many – almost 10% of Americans have diabetes, and another 30% are at risk. The good news is, eating well to prevent or manage diabetes is the same for everyone. Some quick tips: Make half your plate veggies and fruit for…

November is American Diabetes Month

Diabetes can be a scary diagnosis. So many things to learn about; blood sugar, diet, exercise, medications, oh my! Let your local Market 32/ Price Chopper Pharmacist help. Pharmacists are medication experts and can help with those questions that can be so overwhelming. When is the best time to take my diabetes medication? How will my dinner affect my fasting…

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…

5 Easy Care Tips for Cast Iron

 5 Easy Care Tips for Cast Iron Maureen Murphy, Manager Consumer Trends, Nutrition and Lifestyles I fondly remember my grandmother’s well-seasoned cast iron pan, and the wonderful foods prepared in it. For many years I wanted one, but up until several years ago I was under the mistaken impression that cast iron still required a lot of care. An incredibly…

It’s National Sandwich Month

It’s National Sandwich Month! August is National Sandwich Month, and we find it necessary to give these tasty, versatile food combinations the appreciation they deserve! The first ever sandwich, as the story goes, was enjoyed by John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich. Montagu was quite the gambler, and in the heat of a 24 hour gambling binge he needed a…

Get Your Grill On!

Get Your Grill On! Maureen Rowan Murphy, Manager Consumer Trends, Nutrition and Lifestyles I believe the best gift is the gift of time-time spent with those we love. While my Dad is no longer here, one of my fondest memories is the last Father’s Day I spent with him. Not only did we have quality time together, but I grilled…

Keep Your Food and Family Safe This Summer!

Keep Your Food and Family Safe This Summer! After a long winter and cool spring, temperatures are finally warming up making everyone eager for outdoor picnics and barbecues. While these temperatures are ideal for that, they also provide a perfect environment for bacteria and other pathogens in food to multiply rapidly and cause foodborne illness. You can help prevent harmful…

Raise a Glass to Dairy Month

Raise a Glass to Dairy Month! Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN  Senior Nutritionist June 1st is a holiday for our dairy farmers – it is World Milk Day, and kicks off the annual celebration of Dairy Month and all that dairy brings us! Full of flavor and nutrients, packed with protein, familiar and affordable, wholesome dairy brings richness to so many…