Meet The Makers Mini Interview: Rumble

Meet The Makers Mini Interview: Rumble

As we’re squeezing the most out of the final few weeks of another glorious West Coast summer, we’re excited to talk to Paul Underhill, creator and founder of Rumble Supershakes—the ideal fuel for a busy, active, and/or outdoor life. Rumble shakes are a simple and delicious solution for supporting good health and nutrition across the whole population, and we’re happy to be able to share Paul’s amazing personal story with you.

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Keeping Back to School Green

Keeping Back to School Green

It’s never too early to start introducing and encouraging zero waste habits. Heading back to school can be an exciting whirlwind of planning and prepping, and setting up and settling into a new routine is a great opportunity to support eco-friendly choices. While these tips are aimed at kids, they make perfect sense for students of any age!

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Refreshing Summer Skin

Refreshing Summer Skin

No matter the lengths we go to with natural sunscreens, floppy hats and beach umbrellas, every summer seems to bring least one burn! And just the increased day-to-day exposure from being outside so much more tends to add up as season progresses. Luckily, there are all kinds of natural, gentle substances that can help calm down angry skin and get the healing process started.

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Meet The Makers Mini Interview: Very Good Butchers

Meet The Makers Mini Interview: Very Good Butchers

Barbeque season is here! There have never been so many awesome, planted-based options for the grill, and The Very Good Butchers make some of the absolute best! True to their company name, founders James and Tania approach the business with the same ethos as running a local village shop—read on to learn a little about their journey to becoming master Bean Butchers.

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Meet The Makers Mini Interview: hOMe Grown Living Foods

Meet The Makers Mini Interview: hOMe Grown Living Foods

Shani Cranston, founder of Cowichan Valley based hOMe Grown Living Foods, has answered our Mini Interview questions this month, sharing a little about how she and her partner Willy McBride came to be living their West Coast, gardening, surfing, raw, sprouted dream life. It’s an inspiring read and you can pretty much taste the positive energy in their food!

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All About Scobies, The Mothers of Kombucha

All About Scobies, The Mothers of Kombucha

We're getting more and more questions from people who are interested in trying their hand at brewing their own kombucha, or who just want to know a bit more about this now almost ubiquitous and wildly popular drink. So in honour of Mother's Day we thought it would be fun to share some info about the source of all kombucha magic, the scoby—otherwise known as the mother. 

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Free Talk @ PoCo: Keto Healthy

Free Talk @ PoCo: Keto Healthy

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Featuring Prairie Naturals' NEW line of Keto Healthy products with Holistic Pharmacist RoseMarie Pierce, B.Sc.Pharm. Based upon the expertise of nutritional and medical researchers, Prairie Naturals has designed a dynamic line-up of Canada’s newest Keto Products that will literally jump-start the metabolic fat-burning engine. These supplements will assist in getting into a higher level of ketosis faster than with dieting or fasting alone.

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Canada’s NEW Food Guide – Not Just About the Food

Canada’s NEW Food Guide – Not Just About the Food

March is Nutrition Month and dietitians across Canada have a reason to celebrate. As a dietitian myself, the release of the Canada’s new Food Guide is a perfect time to take stock of all-things food. One the back page of the Guide is seven Healthy Eating Recommendations.  All of them are good but one of them speaks volumes to me: Be mindful of your eating habits. That is, take time to eat, notice and respond to your hunger and fullness cues and use your senses to truly enjoy your food.

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Meet Our New Pomme PoCo Produce Manager

Meet Our New Pomme PoCo Produce Manager

This month we're excited to introduce you to Dominic, our new Produce Manager at Pomme PoCo! Offering the community fresh, affordable, fully organic produce is so important to us at Pomme. So we're thrilled about what a great job Dominic has been doing keeping our produce section bursting with crips, colourful, nutrient rich goodness for you.

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Time to Take Some Time For You

Time to Take Some Time For You

Love is love, and February is definitely a time of year when we could all use a little extra TLC, whether it's on the 14th or any regular old day of the week. It's not even necessary to make a big symbolic splurge or to somehow carve out an entire day from your busy schedule. Little gestures and moments can make a big difference to your sense of well being if you approach them with mindfulness. 

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