+

Organics

Where to Buy Humane & Organic Chicken Online

With mounting concerns about mass-produced and factory-farmed poultry, we looked into some alternatives, including the best certified humane and organic chicken you can buy online and where to get organic...

You are viewing page 2

Reload from page 1

Layout:

VooDoo Love | SOMA - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

On the corner of the block where I get my car serviced, Voodoo Love opened last month serving up New Orleans Creole dishes. Having enjoyed the food and drink offerings of the previous occupant of t...

A champion of the unplugged, earth-conscious life, Wendell Berry is still ahead of us

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Today, October 12, is National Farmers Day. Unusual for me on a Saturday, I didn't make it to my local farmers market. In truth, I didn't even leave the house. However, the first thing I read this ...

Kantine | San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Back in May I enjoyed a solo breakfast at Kantine. At that point it had been open for almost a year. On a brisk and windy day, the outdoor seating was not an inviting option. Thought I’d laze her...

‘Everyone is welcome’: Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market returns after shutdown

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Now our farmers markets have become battlegrounds. " . . . But changes in the market’s atmosphere were obvious. Police patrolled between the stands. People eyed the emergency vehicles blocking o...

The Bagel Mill. Petaluma CA

Cynsa
by Cynsa 10 months ago

From July 3, 2019. Chewy bagels at 212 Western Avenue, Petaluma CA 94952. 707.293.3540... I was thrift store browsing and to my delight discovered a new bagel destination. This is the real deal.

Suggestion for organic version of cheerios

h
by helmswoman 10 months ago

After the revelation of high glyphosate content in cheerios, I am looking for a substitute for my favorite breakfast cereal (original, not the honey or other flavors with extra sweeteners). I've tr...

Bob's Well Bread Bakery | Los Alamos

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

The delivery van for Bob's Well Bread Bakery was in the lane next to me on 101 on Sunday's drive south for a good bit as we approached SLO. So naturally I was curious about it. The owner of the bak...

U.S. farmers stalk fraudulent imports to save their markets

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

" . . . Sales of organic food have more than doubled in the United States in the past 10 years, to $48 billion a year, but U.S. acreage devoted to organic grain has not kept up. Less than 1% of row...

Bananas are getting cheaper

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

" . . . Price is such a powerful indicator because it’s all shoppers really see, beyond the color. Other critical factors in banana production—those that have to do with labor issues, worker compen...

Rent-a-shochet for organic kosher meat in Pacific Northwest???

b
by Betsy Hoffmeister 15 years ago

A great debate is transpiring in my corner of the Pacific Northwest, between the kosher keeping folks, the organic eating folks, and the folks like me who want to do both. In our house we buy almo...

Organic price premiums dip as demand grows, choices multiply

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . Organic and conventional vegetables are grown in similar ways, so the price difference tends to be lower. Organic farmers can save money by not using pesticides or synthetic fertilizers, bu...

Heritage Turkeys for Sale! [Sebastopol, Sonoma County]

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A few heritage birds raised by 4-H kids still left from Slow Food Russian River's annual sale.

subtle, wonderful Cafe Campesino in Santa Cruz

e
by eldub 10 years ago

I've been wanting to try this little spot in downtown Santa Cruz because of its good reputation. Cafe Campesino did not disappoint. The ingredients are organic and sustainable. They advertise as '...

Alisal Certified Farmers Market | East Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Hmmm, a long time since I've said anything about my favorite farmers market in Salinas. https://www.chowhound.com/post/catalan-farms-organic-salsas-relishes-alisal-certified-912681 I particularl...

New Seasons Market, Williams | Eliot - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

The New Seasons Market on Williams was the neighborhood grocery store for our recent stay in Portland. My final visit before heading home followed my stop at Compass Coffee Roasting https://www.cho...

Saturday Morning Portland Farmers Market @ Portland State University

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

One of my favorite things when I travel is to visit the farmers market and food halls to learn about the kinds of local foods in season. The year-round Portland Farmers Market was a mecca in this r...

Three Sisters Nixtamal Tortillas @ Portland Farmers Market @ PSU

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Continuing our rounds of the Saturday morning Portland Farmers Market, https://www.chowhound.com/post/boyco-foods-buckwheat-honey-portland-farmers-market-psu-1076079, I was happy to see that the mo...

Silvas Orchards | Watsonville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Intrigued by the signs near the road offering peaches, I pulled into Silvas Orchards (2599 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA) . This is actually across the street and a little bit south of Silvas Apple...

Straus Organic Chocolate Milk

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

A month ago I tasted Straus Family Creamery's new organic whole chocolate milk. I actually walked past the sample table because I don't normally drink fluid milk. But then I doubled back, well, bec...

The Jerk House | Santa Cruz

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last month I stopped by The Jerk House in Santa Cruz for an early dinner. One of the specials of the day was jerk wild salmon with sides, $25. While the salmon itself was fine, and barely done as I...