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We will soon be entering the time of the year that the Late July Snack Company refers to as the “sweet spot of summer”. July is our warmest month and a time when adults and children are busy working or playing outside. Whether you are hiking, biking, gardening, landscaping or even just strolling along a beach, the mid-summer heat poses the most serious hydration situation of the year. Water and essential electrolytes lost in perspiration must be replaced or critical health consequences will ensue. We are constantly deluged with ad campaigns for Gatorades, Powerades, and even lemonades with nary a...

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Alfalfa, Beans, Blue, Broccoli, Cahill's, Cashel, Cheddar, Clover, Daikon Radish, Eggplant, Erin go Bragh, Farmhouse, Fresh, Grubb, Head-start, High Mowing, Indoors, Irish Chesse, Kerrygold, Lentils, Limerick, March, Mildness, Organic, Peas, Pepper, Porter, Renet, Seeds, Spring, Sprouts, Tipperary, Tomato, Vegetable, Vegetarian, Vintage -

March is a month on the cusp. Not quite winter and not yet spring, March is the bridge between the two seasons. With day light savings and the vernal equinox tipping the scale in sunlight’s favor, March is also a month of hope and promise. The proverbial light is at the end of the tunnel, even if the tunnel passes through a mountain of snow. After a winter hiatus, the pulse of life-affirming sap begins to flow again through the sugar maples and another sugaring season commences. It’s still cold and maybe even snowy, but we know that we have...

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Chocolate, Fermented, Living Earth, Local, Locally Source, Miso, New England, Organic, Organic Food, Pickles, Seeds, Yogurt -

The shortest month of the year often feels like it will never end. Sandwiched between the post-holiday cool down and the distant future of spring's optimism, February can just drag on like a long winter head cold. Here is a list of some products to help remedy the situation and get you through the February blues. High Mowing Organic Seeds. Vicariously skip into summer while you plan your organic garden with heirloom and regional seeds specifically bred for our New England climate. High mowing, based out of Wolcott, Vermont, humbly began in 1996 with 28 varieties of organic seeds. They...

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American Chestnut, Black Walnut, Bulk, Bulk Nuts, Butternut, Native Nuts, New England, Nuts, Organic, Pecan, Pine Nuts, Shagbark Hickory, Tierra Farm -

Autumn has settled in, that magical amalgam of bright blue skies, cool crisp air, apple orchards, pumpkin patches and the most essential element of all- the turning (and raking) of the leaves. It is perhaps the season most associated with New England, an intimate connection to the trees that define and delineate our landscape. With bittersweet anticipation we look forward to the fall foliage riot- nature’s smug retort to the pyrotechnics of our July Fourth festivities. While the colorful leaves garner most of our attention, a number of our local trees are producing nuts and seeds that are vital to...

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