Healthy, Organic Standards
While we have many of the same departments found in a conventional grocery store, it's our healthy and organic standards and emphasis on local products that set us apart.Read More »
Visit the Cafe
With the only organic salad bar and hot bar in Southeastern Wisconsin, lunches in our Harvest Cafe are popular.Read More »
Natural Solutions for Allergy Symptoms
Is there something natural that can help me with my Seasonal Allergies?
Yes, natural supplements that have anti-inflammatory, anti-histamine and anti-oxidant actions are helpful at reducing allergy symptoms. Below are some simple steps you can take to reduce your allergy symptoms and a list of some anti-allergy supplements that I have found to be most effective.Read more »
Tick Bite Prevention
Spring is here and the weather is warming. This is a wonderful time of year and many of us are spending more time outdoors. Along with the warmer weather, however, comes tick season (approximately May-September). A certain type of tick called the blacklegged tick (AKA deer tick) may bear Lyme disease. Lyme disease is endemic in our region and can potentially be a serious disease. It is very important to be aware of potential risk and take precautions for preventing tick bites. Below are some tips for reducing risk of being bitten by a tick.Read more »
New Store Update - Not Long Now!
Work on our new space continues in earnest, especially since our concrete floors were poured 2 weeks ago. We still expect to close our present location on Saturday April 25th, and re-open 1/4 mile west, on Silvernail (2205 Silvernail, Pewaukee, WI 53072 to be exact) on Wednesday April 29th.
Get a Better Night's Sleep
Many people have trouble getting a good night's sleep. With our go-go -go lifestyles, it can become a challenge to calm down and relax in the evening preparing your body for rest. The general approach to getting a better night’s sleep is to nourish your body’s natural sleep-wake cycle and prepare your body for a state of relaxation in the evening. See below for some simple things you can do to ensure that you are getting the quality sleep you need.Read more »
Choosing Healthy Fats & Oils
I'm very confused about which fats are the healthiest to eat. For years my doctor has been telling me to eat low-fat but now I am reading more about the benefits of fats and that butter is not bad. Can you help me understand better?
Yes indeed, the topic of fats has been very controversial. Experts used to say to use margarine. But now we know that margarine is a trans-fat and is bad for health. They used to say to avoid butter, but if you read the recent New York Times article you would learn that "Butter is Back". Below is my summary about fats and oils - which ones are best for your health and which ones are the worst.Read more »
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