Tag: produce

National Eating Healthy Day

Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN, Senior Nutritionist The American Heart Association, long known for their efforts to educate Americans about the best ways to enjoy great heart health, began a new tradition several years ago with National Eating Healthy Day. It always falls on the first Wednesday of November, and seeks to help people keep their heart in mind as the…

It’s Apple Season!

Written by Sara Lilkas, Marketing Intern  When people ask about my favorite foods my first instinct is to choose apples. But when I say apples I do not only mean the delicious fruit, I’m also including the multitude of apple flavored baked goods, ciders, and the association they have with fall. Growing up in Upstate New York aka Apple Country,…

Stay Hydrated this Summer with Infused Water!

Written by Sara Rockman, Marketing Intern  One way to stay cool and hydrated in the summer heat? Infused water. Infused water is a great way to drink the recommend eight 8 oz. glasses a day, but without it being boring. Infused water is simply water flavored by fresh fruit, with the occasional herb or two thrown in. The fruit can…

Black Horse Farm

Written by: Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN Black Horse Farm Coxsackie, NY Farmers – Lloyd Zimmerman and Family Lloyd Zimmerman did not grow up farming – he was a NYC kid, child of two college professors, but he became interested in agriculture because his family had a summer home in the country. At 21, he graduated with a degree in agricultural…

Heirloom Artichokes

Nothing says spring more than fresh produce and this week, we have a great deal on Ocean Mist Heirloom Artichokes. Stop by your produce department and pick some Heirloom Artichokes- they are on sale 2 for $4 through Saturday! Tell us how many cases of artichokes you think we’ll sell this week (hint: there are approximately 12 artichokes in a…

Summer Produce & Christmas Trees- An Interview with Cabot Smith Farm

Tyler Blance- Produce Merchandising It’s the holiday season, and many of our local growers are enjoying a well deserved break from the busy growing season.  However, one of our growers, Richard Hourihan in Cabot, Vermont, is still growing strong!  Richard’s farm is unique.  He delivers fresh-picked produce in the summer and fall, and then delivers fresh-picked fir trees to us…

Stemilt Cherries- Coming From the Mountains!

Written by: Tyler Blance- Produce Merchandising Cherries are a classic fruit that everyone is familiar with.  When you’re shopping at your local Price Chopper this time of year, chances are you’ll find a freshly-stocked and vibrant cherry display.  I’m here to tell you a little story and give you some information on those cherries. We get our cherries from the…

Get Ready for #LocallyGrown Season!

Written by Tyler Blance- Produce Merchandising Local Produce in our Brand New Marshalls Creek Store!     Last week, we cut the ribbon and opened the doors of our brand new store in Marshalls Creek Pennsylvania, built in the beautiful countryside southeast of Scranton.  Our Marshalls Creek store is chock full of unique items and local products, but one thing we…

Get Healthy with Produce for Kids!

Produce for Kids® and Price Chopper are partnering for the Get Healthy, Give Hope campaign to raise funds for local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®. From June 16 to July 27, the more produce you add to your shopping list, the more hope we can give to local children! To learn more about the campaign, visit the Produce for Kids display,…

Celebrate Earth Day with Santa Sweet Tomatoes!

Want To Try a Really Great Tomato? If you haven’t tried Santa Sweets® Authentic Grape Tomatoes, or UglyRipe® Tomatoes, you’re in for a real surprise.  Santa Sweets Grape Tomatoes are so tasty, kids eat them by the handful right out of the package.  Santa Sweets UglyRipe® Heirloom Tomatoes offer that familiar old-fashioned, hearty tomato taste and meaty, beefsteak flesh like…