Archives: Department Blogs

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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Edison Gluten-free Pasta Contest!

Posted on: September 6th, 2016 by Matt | Posted in Awards & Recognition, Blog, Bulk Foods, Close to Home, Department Blogs, Featured Content, Gluten Free Foods, Local, New Products, Notes & News, Organic, Outreach, Recipes, Sampling, Sustainability

This month we are staging a contest to determine people’s favorite bulk pastas! Vote with your dollar to help us choose a winner from our bulk pasta selection. Just for September, we will offer all four Edison brand, gluten-free pastas at 30% off regular price. Whichever pasta sells the most, wins the contest! You get …

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Healthy Living and Gluten Free Expo 2016

Posted on: August 25th, 2016 by Matt | Posted in Beer & Wine, Blog, Close to Home, Featured Content, Gluten Free Foods, Local, New Products, Notes & News, Outreach, Sampling

LivBar and LifeSource Present – Healthy Living and Gluten Free Expo 2016! Una vida saludable y libre de gluten Expo 2016!
 
This year’s Expo will amaze you!  Admission is less than previous years (only $7 each, $12 for two, $25 for 5 and $2 for seniors and military!
There’s a Cider Garden this year! Try some super …

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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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Current Beer Selection ~ New Arrivals 6/13/16

Posted on: June 13th, 2016 by Matt | Posted in Beer & Wine, Notes & News

Here’s a complete list of all the beers currently in stock, along with the newest additions. New items arrive weekly, check back here or visit our store often to see what’s in!
We strive to keep a diverse offering of craft beer with emphasis on local, unique, and esteemed of styles. As you can see, we pack …

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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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Fairly Traded Avocados – Small Farms, Big Value!

Posted on: March 31st, 2016 by Matt | Posted in Blog, Department Blogs, Fair Trade, Organic, Produce, Specials, Sustainability

Organic Hass Avocados Fairly Traded From Small Farms – Now At LifeSource!
These cute little ‘snack sized’ avocados are perfect for a single serving, but even better, is the story of their origin in the Michoacán region of Mexico. At LifeSource, we feel that fair trade plays an important role in sustainable agriculture. When small farmers prosper, they …

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