Tag Archives: eating local

Meet a (NEW!) Supplier: South Mountain MicroFarm

Valley Co-op is pleased to welcome South Mountain MicroFarm as a new supplier of sustainably-raised, chemical free produce (& fish!) right here in Washington County, MD! Started in 2014, South Mountain MicroFarm is located on a 30 year old Christmas … Continue reading

Paleo and The Valley Co-op

A few newsletters back, I wrote a blog post about how I lost more than 50 lbs (and still going) by changing my eating habits and activity level. My health resurgence wasn’t achieved by crash-dieting, excessive exercise or strict elimination. It … Continue reading

Paleo on Vacation

I just came back from the beach! It was a family vacation – two condos filled with immediate and extended family – that took us about eight hours away from the Hagerstown area. We had grand ambitions about eating and … Continue reading

Choco-Cherry Chunk is a Magical Banana Treat

Something magical happens to the texture of bananas when they are frozen. Placing this sweet fruit in the freezer for just a few hours transforms it into a creamy, almost guilt-free, frozen treat. Bananas are sweet already, but the options … Continue reading