Archives: Department Blogs

Crafty Goodness at LifeSource!

Posted on: November 11th, 2017 by Matt | Posted in Blog, Book Reviews, Featured Content, Mercantile, Mercantile, New Products, Notes & News, Sustainability

LifeSource has two wonderful new magazines for the craft lover!

Flow magazine, is a zine for people who love paper. Scrapbookers, artists, doodlers and collage makers will love this gigantic art magazine. It’s filled to the brim with craft projects, art paper, and beautiful images to cut out, draw over, or decoupage with.

Green Craft magazine focuses …

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Local Strawberries arrive Today at LifeSource!

Posted on: June 2nd, 2017 by Matt | Posted in Blog, Close to Home, Deli, Featured Content, Local, Notes & News, Organic, Produce

Long before the sun rises above the horizon,  Amanda and Gustav, of Zorn Organic Farms are planning the day ahead. As the demand for locally grown Oregon strawberries is reaching a crescendo, the farm workers are filling flat after flat with ripe berries. The shifting pink and orange colors of the sky hint at the perfect …

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Vincent Family Cranberries

Posted on: February 3rd, 2017 by Matt | Posted in Blog, Bulk Foods, Close to Home, Grocery, Local, Notes & News, Sampling, Specials

We love Oregon cranberries, and we are especially pleased  to offer Vincent Family Cranberries at LifeSource!
Here is the Vincent Family’s story, in their own words!

Our Story

Hello, we are the Vincent Family. Our ‘Cranberry Roots’ go back to 1957 when our grandfather, Elmer Robison, cultivated his first Cranberry ‘Bog’ on the beautiful Southern Oregon Coast. Grandpa …

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Oregon Blueberries

Posted on: December 21st, 2016 by Matt | Posted in Blog, Bulk Foods, Close to Home, Department Blogs, Local, New Products, Notes & News, Organic

Though winter is just beginning, you can still experience the flavor of summer at its peak, with dried Oregon blueberries.
Grown organically, just outside Corvallis, these blueberries are expertly dried to keep all their flavor and nutrition.
Let’s celebrate the return of the light by enjoying a taste of summer. Sunset Valley organic dried blueberries are now available in …

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Our visit to Hunton’s farm, and Camas Country Mill

Posted on: August 10th, 2016 by Matt | Posted in Blog, Bread, Meat, & Cheese, Bulk Foods, Local, New Products, Notes & News, Organic, Outreach, Sustainability

So many of the products we carry at LifeSource are locally grown in the Willamette Valley.  Recently,  several of our staff payed a  visit to Hunton’s farm and Camas Country Mill.  Located in the heart of the valley, these businesses supply us wheat and spelt flour for our bulk department.  The tour was an incredible opportunity to see the process …

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World Fair-Trade Day 2016

Posted on: May 1st, 2016 by Matt | Posted in Awards & Recognition, Blog, Department Blogs, Featured Content, Grocery, Health & Beauty Aids, Mercantile, Notes & News, Produce, Seafood


Celebrate World Fair Trade Day!

World Fair Trade Day, May 14, is a global celebration of fair trade bringing together thousands committed to building healthy and sustainable communities with small-scale producers worldwide. When you choose products from fair trade brands committed to working with small-scale farmers, you create positive change in the lives of farmers, farmworkers, …

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