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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Free Talk @ PoCo: Gut Bacteria Connections to Illness and Health

Free Talk @ PoCo: Gut Bacteria Connections to Illness and Health

Wednesday, February 27th, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join Olie Naturals at Pomme Natural Market for an information packed evening. Learn what you can do TODAY to optimize your microbiome and take your health to a whole new level. Whether you are struggling to overcome illness or simply want to enjoy greater energy and immunity, balancing your microbiome is the foundation where it all begins.

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Meet The Makers Mini Interview: Hoochy 'Booch Kombucha

Meet The Makers Mini Interview: Hoochy 'Booch Kombucha

Hoochy ‘Booch holds a special place in our hearts because we really feel like we’ve really grown with them over the past 3 years! When we brought them in to provide our on tap ‘booch, they were a brand new company based right in the heart of Vancouver. It’s been fabulous to watch them blossom into such a popular, beloved BC brand and we’re thrilled to be able to help you get to know founders Kristin and Liam a little bit better.

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Through Dryuary and Beyond!

Through Dryuary and Beyond!

Whether or not you’re going for a full Dryuary, after the indulgences of the holidays and New Years, few things are more appealing than something clean, cool, and nutrient rich to sip on. Fresh squeezed juices, teas, probiotic drinks like kombucha and kefirs, and botanical sodas are all awesome just as they are, but they can also be starting point for all kinds of wonderful concoctions.

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Talk @ PoCo: Benefit of Juice Cleanse on Immune and Gut Health with Jessica Wang, ND

Talk @ PoCo:  Benefit of Juice Cleanse on Immune and Gut Health with Jessica Wang, ND

Tuesday, January 15th, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Do you feel bloated, sluggish, or get sick often? After the new year and holidays, it is time to get back to your normal routine.   A juice cleanse is one of ways to help reduce bloating, gassiness, and to boost your immune health. Juice cleanse is not only for the body, but also for the mind. It is time to put yourself first; we’ve taken care of your nourishment on this juice cleanse journey.

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