Happy Fair Trade Month & Belated International Coffee Day! October 1st was International Coffee Day, and October is Fairtrade Month. While we might be a little late in honouring it, it is never too late to celebrate such a beloved beverage across the globe. Not to mention all the people involved in coffee production, from…

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To many, the term “genetically modified food” may sound unappealing. This is especially true if you are someone who values natural products and eating healthy. But what is it about GMO foods that makes them so controversial? Why choose non-GMO? Here’s what you need to know to make informed food choices that support your values…

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It’s Organic Week, one of our favourite times of the year!  The Canadian Health Food Association, Canadian Organic Growers, and the Canadian Organic Trade Association organize Organic Week every September. Nature’s Emporium was built on the promise to bring ingredients for living well to our communities, including organic foods.  In celebration of Organic Week, we’re sharing facts and information…

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A top-down shot of Chocolate Zucchini Protein Muffins on a circular cooling rack on top of a table with stationery and school supplies on it.

School is back in session starting next week! Whether you’re planning on sending them back to school or keeping them home for virtual learning or homeschooling, one thing is for sure, your kids are going to be hungry. Trying to find recipes for snacks that your kids will want to eat and are healthy for…

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s back-to-school time! With August is coming to an end, the new school year is just around the corner. Building from last week’s blog post, we’re continuing with our back-to-school theme for this week to help you prepare for September. In our last blog post, we discussed…

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‘Tis the season for fresh fruits and vegetables! Summertime in Ontario is one of the best for accessing fresh, locally grown and organic produce. Due to many months of cold, unfavourable growing conditions for fruits and vegetables, we only have a handful of months to source and use local produce. For many crops, we’re right…

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Charcuterie boards on a blue plaid picnic blanket with a grass background. Around the three boards are plates with compostable cutlery, and a plate that has a baguette and apple crisps on it.

Friendly reminder All of our locations are closed on Monday, August 3 for the Civic Holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, August 4 at 8:00 a.m. The Civic Holiday long weekend is almost here! How is it August already? We can’t believe how quickly the summer is flying by! It feels like just yesterday we were…

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