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  1. Ambrosia

    A is for Ambrosia

    October 21, 2014

    The Ambrosia apple really lives up to its name: Food of the gods!

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  2. Japanese Sweet Potato

    The Other Sweet Potato

    October 13, 2014

    The organic, locally grown Japanese sweet potato is a unique alternative to its American cousin. These locally grown, organic Japanese sweet potatoes are red skinned or purple skinned with a yellow-white flesh that’s sweeter than its American counterpart. With its dry nature and mild chestnut flavor, the Japanese sweet potato is delicious fried, mashed, roasted and sliced thin for sweet potato chips.

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  3. Field Guide, Issue 17

    Fall Field Guide in Stores Now!

    October 13, 2014

    Autumn is here and so is our 2014 Fall Field Guide, our free publication that celebrates this time of year.

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  4. pumpkin beers

    Great Pumpkins

    October 12, 2014

    First brewed by English colonists in the New World during the 18th century, pumpkin ales are usually a rich amber to orange color, with a nice biscuit-like maltiness and a pumpkin aroma. Some are made with actual pumpkin with others achieve flavor with pumpkin pie spices. We’ve got several pumpkin beers for you to enjoy, including selections from Blue Moon, Dogfish Head, Samuel Adams, Coronado, Almanac, and Buffalo Bill’s (which tastes exactly like a slice of pumpkin pie). The Almanac Barrel-Aged Pumpkin Barleywine might be our most unique, made from California-grown pumpkins and aged in wood barrels for added flavor.

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  5. Ciders

    The Cider House Rules

    October 10, 2014

    Common Cider Co.’s Lemon Saison and Hibiscus Saison are two of the most unique and interesting ciders on the market. This small, local producer is committed to making intriguing, well-crafted flavored beverages, and these ciders are extremely food friendly or great on their own. These ciders are made with organic hibiscus and lemon with real cane sugar, and they’re fermented with a strain of yeast that’s typically used for specialty beers, adding another layer of flavor and depth to the product.

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  6. The Honest Company

    Honest to Goodness

    October 8, 2014

    Oh, baby!  Honest Company's baby products are developed by parents for parents and their little ones.

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  7. El Dorado Rum’s spiced rum

    Rum Runner

    October 8, 2014

    El Dorado Rum’s spiced rum a unique blend of hand-crafted aged Demerara rums and natural spices.

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  8. Pet Head

    Breeds & Grooms

    October 1, 2014

    From nose to tail, your pet will be the talk of the dog park with these Pet Head grooming products!

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  9. Harvest Menu in Our Coffee Bars

    September 28, 2014

    Autumn is one of my favorite times of year in the Coffee Bar, because it means we bring back our popular Harvest Menu! These tasty fall offerings include our Pumpkin Latte, Pumpkin Chai, Pumpkin Freeze, Pumpkin Milkshake, Pumpkin Chai Freeze, Classic Apple Cider, and Harvest Hot Chocolate.

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  10. Monkey See, Monkey Do

    Monkey See, Monkey Do

    September 11, 2014

    Say “good-bye” to those pesky strings with this pro tip from our banana-loving friends! When you peel a banana from the bottom up (like monkeys do), the banana peels more easily and you don't end up with those icky banana strings. But don’t take our word for it. Peel for yourself!

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