Target is upping the game on organic and sustainable products. The nation’s second-largest discounter has hand-selected 17 of the leading natural, organic and sustainable brands that already sell to its stores and has challenged them to come up with new products or new twists. As a result, an exclusive collection of more than 120 items like non-aerosol air freshener and bleach-free baby diapers have been hitting shelves since last month.
Four times each week, Phua and Blia Thao head to the Minneapolis farmer’s market with crates of fresh produce. Their displays of chemical-free vegetables are rich in both color and nutrition. Blia said that a health-conscious consumer is driving an increase in his business.
So as not to waste the hours you’ve put into your garden, WCCO asked Susie Bachman for the best ways to keep the bugs away. Aphids can suck the green part out of the plant, so Captain Jacks’ Deadbug is a great organic all-purpose insecticide. Bonide Eight isn’t organic, is another a great all-purpose insecticide.
Farm to table, you’ve heard the concept, now take a trip to Tangletown Farm in Plato, Minn. It’s where the cows are happy and the fields are lush, green, and there’s 120 different organic crops. The Scottish Highland cattle on the farm are a lean cut of meat and the quality is off the charts.
Target Corp. is planning a new organic and natural store brand as it works to rev up its grocery business. The big-box retailer says the new brand, called Simply Balanced, will start with drinks and snacks like corn chips.
As you’ve probably heard or experienced, buying organic foods at the grocery store can cost more. So when you’re at the grocery store, how do you know what to spend your money on?
Organic food was once only available at health food stores, but today it’s available at almost every grocery store. More consumers are asking the question of whether buying organic is actually worth the extra cost.
Have you ever considered what the word organic means when you see it on fruit, vegetables or ice cream cones? Did its meaning, in your mind, seem to be a mash of words like fresh, nutritious, eco-friendly, expensive and hip? If so, In Organic We Trust might be something fresh for you.
We know the way to lose weight is to cut calories from our diet. But how do we separate the nutrition facts from the myths?
As the winter gives way to spring, it’s time to shed our dull, rough winter skin for a smooth, glowing healthy epidermis. Those frigid temps and the dry winds can wreak havoc on even naturally beautiful, lustrous skin. There is no better time to find the perfect moisturizer, masque serum to bring out your skin’s best qualities.
“Got milk?” is getting to be a difficult question when it comes to organic.
The 2012 Minnesota Organic Conference gets under way in St. Cloud, and the annual event has grown to include even more trade show vendors, educational breakout sessions and keynote speakers.
There is an abundant crop of new fresh, organic and/or local restaurants popping up in South Minneapolis this season. Each of these spots have a unique identity and wildly different menus and atmospheres.
Making lunch for our kids can be frustrating, especially if they don’t eat it. Here are a few tips to help them eat healthy.
Steve Young-Burns is a man on a mission. Quick with a kind smile, he is passionately spreading the word about PastureLand Co-op, organic Minnesota dairy farms that are in jeopardy.