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Three Easy Steps to an Abundant Fall Garden

By Bryant Mason “It’s too late to build a garden this year” is a statement we hear over and over again at The Urban Farm Company of Colorado. Having installed hundreds of raised bed vegetable gardens for homeowners and businesses along the Front Range, we’ve realized the statement couldn’t be further from the truth. Our

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One Person’s Trash is Another Person’s Trash Can

by Edmée Knight Love the convenience of those re-sealable baby food packets, but can’t stand the non-ecofriendly packaging? How about your energy bar wrappers, plastic produce bags or those beauty products with spritzers on them — where do you put them when you’re finished? The trash? Here at Alfalfa’s, you can now keep these items

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My Time with the Conscious Cleanse

by Bea Steiner These days, it seems like scores of my friends and acquaintances are jumping into an array of different diet crazes. Gluten free, paleo, raw—what’s right for me and how do I know? When I was in grad school, just thinking about changing my diet made me tired. Simply put, I was caught

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How to Shop for Less at Alfalfa’s

by Dennis Sweeney It’s no secret that your grocery bill can add up quickly when you’re at Alfalfa’s: with so much delicious natural food within reach it’s hard not to get carried away. As an independent market, we strive to provide the highest quality local, organic, and responsibly sourced food, and this can often cost

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Alfalfa’s Partners with BMOCA for Mural

Alfalfa’s is partnering with its close neighbor, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMOCA), to beautify and bring art to the Boulder community. Young artists participating in BMOCA’s Art Stop on the Go program are painting a mural on a 20’ x 4’ wall on the south side of the Alfalfa’s parking lot. The Art Stop

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Stay Fueled for BolderBoulder!

by Dennis Sweeney BolderBoulder is in three days, the weather is getting bright, and Boulder is starting to hum with runners up and down the Creek Path. Seasoned runners know that when you hit the trails you have to have food in your body, and that the right food makes a difference between a slog

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Book Review: Myra Goodman’s Earthbound Cook

by Joan Boykin Myra Goodman’s marvelous book, The Earthbound Cook: Recipes for Delicious Food and a Healthy Planet (Workman), is much, much more than a cookbook.  In addition to recipes, it is replete with gorgeous food, farm and family photos, practical kitchen tips, and eye-opening information on how to live sustainably to protect the earth’s

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Alfalfa’s Trash Diversion Rate Was 93% for 2012!

Thanks to our continued partnership with Ecocycle, Alfalfa’s was able to divert 93% of its trash from landfills. Instead our waste was nearly all sent to be recycled and composted. We couldn’t have done it without our guests! Thanks to you, we composted 335,000 pounds of food scraps and sent nearly 200,000 pounds of materials

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Jared Polis Holding Press Conference Announcing GMO Labeling Bill at Alfalfa’s

GMO Labeling, Freedom to Know, Gains Support in Washington Rep. Polis to join local activists to raise awareness February 20 BOULDER — Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO) is the lead co-sponsor of a federal Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) labeling bill, which will require that accurate information be disclosed to consumers when food contains a genetically engineered material

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Celebrities Speak Out Against GMOs

Dave Matthews and Danny DeVito express their opinions about GMOs in our food system as the Prop 37 vote in California draws near. We hope you find it as entertaining as we do! Click here to view: Right to Know?

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