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Treat Yourself With a Chocolate Shake This Weekend!

If everything else has a holiday, chocolate shakes must as well, right? Of course, and they do!  It’s this Sunday, September 12! The tasty treats we call milkshakes started as eggnog-like whiskey drinks in 1885. By the 1900s, they were more like what we consume today, a flavored dairy (or today, non-dairy) based, cold sweet…

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Brew With Cocoa Nibs on National Beer Lover’s Day

Did you know the art of brewing beer is one of humanity’s oldest traditions?  Once, it was a common recreational activity for households and communities. Today, it’s a global industry from large multimillion-dollar companies to small local brewpubs—of course homebrewing is still an extremely popular activity. Whether you’re selling on a large scale or a…

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Go Coconuts With This One Day Sale

Love coconuts? You’re definitely not alone! Cocos nucifera has been domesticated and cultivated by humans for thousands of years, and with good reason! Every part of the tree has a use, so it’s been given the name “tree of life”. This plant is celebrated today, September 2nd, on World Coconut Day! Of course, we only…

Bring in the Fall Equinox With Some Cool Discounts

Happy Labor Day! It’s the unofficial last weekend of summertime in the Northern hemisphere as schools start back up and temps begin to drop! Although it is sad to soon retire the flip flops, there is so much that fall offers: apple picking, hayrides, pumpkin patches, corn mazes… Here in New England, we’re blessed with…

New Product: Turbinado Sugar

Looking for an alternative to your regular granulated sugar? Our latest new product line addition could be for you! We’re happy to announce we are now offering Organic Turbinado Sugar. In the US, it’s often branded as “raw” sugar—which isn’t actually accurate marketing by the true definition of “raw,” as this material certainly goes through…

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Recognizing World Humanitarian Day 2021

World Humanitarian Day was recognized yesterday to pay tribute to the humanitarian workers who have lost their lives or been injured in their line of work, and to honor the workers who continue to work in increasingly dangerous environments.  On August 19th 2003, a bomb attack targeted the Canal Hotel in Baghdad, Iraq. This attack…

Explaining Our Two New COSMOS Compliant Items

Shopping for a particular item and see that it’s tagged as COSMOS-Compliant? Some may wonder, what does this mean?  Well, we are here to educate and offer two new products that meet the criteria!   Our new Shampoo and Lotion bases from Stephenson are now available and both are Cosmos Compliant. They’re replacing our previously offered…

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Enhance Your Relaxation With Essential Oils

Stress, one of the biggest and sneakiest causes of many physical ailments! It leads to muscle tension, headaches, gastrointestinal symptoms, and certainly doesn’t do the heart any favors. Everyone can benefit from adopting a routine that naturally reduces your stress levels, taking time for yourself, and your health. Popular methods include baths, meditation, reading, connecting…

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New, Sustainable Palm Oil Oleochemicals

Palm oil production makes up about one-third of oils produced from crops. This edible, skin-safe oil is an ingredient used largely in the food, personal care, and biofuel industries. It’s extremely versatile, odorless, and colorless—and a small amount of the plant yields a large amount of oil! Like other highly-consumed commodities, however, its production is…

Did You Know CBD Has It’s Own National Holiday?

On August 8th, this all-natural cannabinoid will be recognized for all it has to offer! The Hemp plant, having the botanical name Cannabis sativa, is an exceptional herbaceous plant that has been used in a wide variety of applications in everything from the food and beverage industry to cosmetics and personal health. Although cultivation has…

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Omega-3 Source: Norwegian Salmon Oil

When it comes to nutritional supplements, fish oils are one of the most popular and commonly discussed! Full of omega-3 essential fatty acids that humans can’t naturally produce, we carry a wide variety of oils sourced from different marine life organisms and one of these frontrunner products is Salmon Oil. We have previously carried Salmon…