By Heather Kennedy, November 2, 2011
In the infamous words of Julia Child, “With enough butter, anything is good!” And that couldn’t be more true when it comes to our most recent Local Producer Loan recipient, Epicurean Butter.
By Heather Kennedy, October 20, 2011
Every product has a story, and Brad’s Raw Chips is a classic tale of success! Over four years ago, founder and creator, Brad Gruno discovered the health benefits of eating raw.
By Heather Kennedy, October 6, 2011
To celebrate the $5 million mark, we’re giving away a basket filled with culinary treasures from several of our loan recipients! Comment about your favorite local product for a chance to win.
By Heather Kennedy, September 22, 2011
Meet Local Producer Loan recipient Tiny But Mighty — a Midwest company taking popcorn to another level with their heirloom corn passed down the family for generations. Seriously!
By Heather Kennedy, September 8, 2011
The goal of the Local Producer Loan Program is to find and support unique, local products. We’ve definitely hit the mark on “unique” with Soy-Sen-Zay Edamame Dips.
By Heather Kennedy, August 26, 2011
Our latest Local Producer Loan supports Thistle Farms, a women’s residential recovery program where they make natural bath and body care products as a social enterprise.
By Paige Brady, August 20, 2011
Mushrooms grow in recycled coffee grounds in just 10 days! Learn how you can help Back to the Roots donate mushroom growing kits and sustainability curriculum to an elementary classroom of your choice.
By Heather Kennedy, August 11, 2011
As a child I always loved chocolate milk and ice cream bars. Who didn’t? Now that I’m “more mature” the kid in me is always on the lookout for the perfect sweet treat that’s tinged with childhood nostalgia while still appealing to my adult taste buds.
By Chad Lott, August 3, 2011
Harvindar Singh, Whole Foods Market’s Local Forager for the Northern California area, hands me a fresh cup of locally roasted coffee just as I greet him at the center of the Friday morning Oakland, CA farmers market. It’s a good, bold roast and takes the chill out of the air. Before I’ve even taken a sip, we are on the move.
By Heather Kennedy, July 28, 2011
You don’t have to be a raw foodist to enjoy amazing macaroons, tarts and grawnola from our latest loan recipient. Learn how we’re helping them expand.