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March 29th is National Mom and Pop Business Owner’s Day!

At Price Chopper and Market 32, we believe in celebrating all things local. We team up with a variety of small-scale “mom ‘n pop” artisans and producers who supply either their neighborhood Price Chopper/Market 32 store or a group of stores in their area, and while these local producers make up a small portion of the many items we offer in our stores, each one of them are important to us. 218 more words

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Spring has sprung so work's begun

It’s that time of year when a little lightness starts to lift the spirits. The end of March means sunshine and smiles – and a sense of needing to be outdoors soaking up any rays Yorkshire is lucky enough to linger under. 871 more words


Spring Bulbs are here

It’s been quite a while since I last updated my blog, not least because so much has been going on!! I got a new greenhouse last autumn which I have been busy pottering around in, and sowing endless trays of seeds ready for this spring and summer. 268 more words



After growing a range of Asparagus cultivars over several years, we have found our favourite. Asparagus ‘Guelph Milleninum’ suits our soil and conditions perfectly and is now replacing some of the least vigorous cultivars that have been dug up. 80 more words


Homegrown Salad with Gluten Free Dressing

It is picking time!  I harvest first thing in the morning, as the weather is heating up and the lettuce gets wilted in the afternoon. 213 more words


Rocket and Lentil Salad

We now have some leaves in the garden – well the cold frame. The rocket has had a growth spurt this week ….. having had nothing in the way of salad leaves for months we now have a lot. 217 more words


Garden Update: Trial & Error and more about companion planting

This is such a learning curve … and this is now version 2.0 of my Abu Dhabi garden.

I have had to throw almost everything I knew about gardening out of the window and start all over. 492 more words