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Monthly Archives: July 2012
We eat all-organic here at Nature’s Corner, why not extend those same amazing benefits to our babies and toddlers? Organic foods are guaranteed to NOT contain harmful chemicals, colorants, pesticides, refined sugars, and other toxic material. Why not make the switch?! Come to our store to pick up some fantastic organic foods and snacks for your child today!
Here at The Corner, we are filled to the brim with Fresh, Organic stone fruit. Peaches, plums, apricots, pluots, nectarines…doesn’t get any better than this. Savor the summer’s best organic produce with this simple, family-favorite crisp. Freshly grated nutmeg accents the flavors of the fruit while the crispy brown sugar and oat topping offers a crispy texture contrast. This would be a perfect ending to a nice, summer meal.
July is National Blueberry Month! What better way to celebrate than to feature one of our Fresh, Local, Organic farms. Less than 80 miles from us, Little Buck Organic Farms provides us here at The Corner with the most delicious blueberries we have ever tasted. Located in the heart of the Pine Barrens, Little Buck Organics spends their busy days harvesting the perfect pints of blueberries for The Corner and our customers. Edible New Jersey Magazine wrote this wonderful story about the Condo Family and we are happy to bring this story to you.
Calling all of you with little lawn and garden area! Vines can be a perfect way to bring a pop of color to your yard with barely any space or up-keep. You can grow vines in a corner, up a balcony, or along a fence for a gorgeous wall of color! Read on for a list of fast growing, flowering vines.
Tabbouleh is a fantastic, easy to make dish for days when it’s just too hot to cook. Why not bring this to a summer BBQ in place of the same old potato salad? Combining bulgar wheat and quinoa with fresh herbs, lemon juice and fresh pineapple this light salad is a nutritious, filling salad. This gorgeous tabbouleh would make a perfect addition to any plate- get ready for the compliments! Stop by The Corner for all of your Fresh, Organic ingredients…
It is our great pleasure to feature one of our favorite people, Farmer Frank Leader from Egg Harbor, NJ. He and his dog Rudy (who by the way will ONLY eat organic veggies) are a dynamic duo that provide our store with locally grown, fresh organic produce.
Many of us start or end our day with a nice cup of coffee or tea- think of how much coffee grounds and tea leaves you accumulate over a week! This article gives us some nice ways to reuse what was previously garbage. One of my favorite uses for coffee grounds is a body scrub- mix your used grounds with coconut oil and a little bit of brown sugar for the softest skin this summer! Read more…
Stumped for dinner ideas tonight? Have a couple extra onions laying around? You can really just throw these babies in the oven and when they are done, enjoy! Red quinoa is a nutty, flavorful boost of fiber and can be substituted for rice and other grains in many recipes. This gluten-free recipe is quick easy and tasty. We like to use all organic ingredients in our recipes, which can all be picked up at Nature’s Corner.
Maggie is one of our Go-To girls here at The Corner, whether it be assisting with Organic produce displays, or cheerfully ringing you up in the evening. To keep up her unbelievable pace, she occasionally has a quick cup of Jo-Jo’s Java. This organic, shade grown, ethically sourced, sustainable coffee is one of our most popular here. It’s deliciously rich. Stop by and grind your own beans for the freshest brew possible!
Campbell’s Soup recently announced that it would remove BPA (Bisphenol A) from the lining of its soup cans as soon as it finds a workable alternative. But the announcement serves as a reminder that until the rest of the food world follows suit, we as consumers need to be aware of the sources of BPA in our lives. More and more studies are listing BPA as a highly toxic substance—especially for young children and pregnant women. So we’ve gathered a handful of easy ways to help get the BPA out of your diet—and out of your life! Read More…