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Celebrating Plastic-Free July

Celebrating Plastic-Free July

July has been declared the official month to share awareness of the harmful effects of plastics on our environment and to celebrate going plastic-free as we have been working to do at the Market. A recent article in USA Today cited the dangers of microplastics that...
Update: Kick the Plastic Habit

Update: Kick the Plastic Habit

It’s hard to believe that it was two years ago when we initiated off our “Kick the Plastic Habit” campaign and booted plastic bags out of the Market. Since then we’ve urged customers to bring their own re-usable shopping bags, asked vendors not to put out single-use...
My Declaration Revisited

My Declaration Revisited

Last year at this time, I wrote about my determination to rid my life of plastics and the confusion and guilt that ensued. (See that article here.) One year older and wiser, I’m reflecting on what has changed – and what hasn’t. I’m not feeling so guilty about my lack...
Recycling Food = Composting!

Recycling Food = Composting!

Mother always told us to clean our plates because children in other countries were starving. Maybe that’s why I hate to throw away food. But we have to do something with the trimmings, peels, cores, and such from our food. So what should we do? If you ask Greg Walton...