Archive for November, 2010

The Food Safety Modernization Bill

November 30th, 2010 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on The Food Safety Modernization Bill

The Senate today passed the Food Safety Modernization Bill. According to Michael Pollan:  This bill provides the best opportunity in a generation to improve the safety of the American food supply. This legislation is by no means perfect. But it promises to achieve several important food safety objectives, greatly benefiting consumers without harming small farmers […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 23rd, 2010 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving!

It’s really not so much about the food we sell – it’s about the people we sell it to. They are your community. Be thankful.

Thanksgiving – More than Just Giving Thanks

November 19th, 2010 | Simcha Weinstein | 1 Comment »

Before your big meal, take a quiet moment, allow yourself to truly be part of the collective community that we call “our country”.

Becoming a Leader

November 16th, 2010 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on Becoming a Leader

Being a leader in a retail food setting involves this simple truth – you must inspire the people you work with.

Coconut Water and Kefir

November 12th, 2010 | george | 1 Comment »

Sales of coconut water and kefir have continued to grow exponentially over the last few years due to their unique health benefits.

How to Carve Your Holiday Turkey

November 9th, 2010 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on How to Carve Your Holiday Turkey

This is not at all as hard as it looks, so relax and get out your sharpest knife.

Does Organic Taste Better?

November 5th, 2010 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on Does Organic Taste Better?

There is strong evidence to support the idea that the healthiest and most flavorful food choices are those that are raised using organic farming methods.

Today’s Election – Food for Thought

November 2nd, 2010 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on Today’s Election – Food for Thought

With new faces in Congress, important issues facing agriculture may be greeted with different ideas and different philosophies than the previous few years.