Welcome to the buzz from Pomme's aisles! From articles on health and nutrition, to recipes we're loving, natural products and produce we think are awesome, upcoming events and more... if we're excited about it, you'll find it here!
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.
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.
It's our Birthday, and we'd love to celebrate with you!! Please join us on March 9th at Pomme Poco and Pomme Nanaimo to shop for 10% OFF ALL DAY! There will be gift basket draws, demos, and loads of fantastic samples!!
With Health Canada’s release of the new Food Guide today, we’ve taken stock and we’ve nailed it! Pomme is well-suited to supporting you and your health in following the new Guide. With a focus on whole, locally-produced, good-for-the-earth, sustainable and natural foods, Pomme is your one-stop shop for unleashing your healthiest self.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, January 23rd, 7:00pm - 8:00pm Join Solecito co-founders Patricia and Andrea and learn how to make quick and easy Healthy Mexican Meals! Guests will be provided with a copy of every recipe used during the workshop.
Saturday February 2nd, 8am - 10pm Join us at Pomme Poco for Super Saturday! We'll have free cake and coffee ready for you, loads of our awesome natural vendors will be in the market with us doing product demos and answering any questions you might have, there will be free samples, AND there will be 15% OFF EVERYTHING in the store, all day!
Thursday, March 14th, 7:00pm - 8:30pm Join Brenda and Megan of Two Drunk Witches for an evening of DIY self-care. Learn how to use natural ingredients to make a nourishing bath soak and detoxifying face mask to help you feel fresh and rejuvenated as we segue into spring.
The awesomely named Two Drunk Witches are Brenda and Megan, two lovely very ladies who met in a Vancouver Island herbal apprenticeship program in 2015, and went on to create the natural, botanical skin care company of their (and our!) dreams. We're so pleased they were able to answer our Meet the Maker questions, and we know you'll enjoy the read!
We’re very pleased to present you with a little Staff Picks Natural Gift Guide from some of our lovely staff at Pomme Nanaimo! One of the best things about working in natural health is we get to try out so many amazing product—and then we get to share them with others! These are a few things a few of our staff members think would make fabulous gifts.
Tis the season to celebrate, and while a little celebratory excess every once in a while is an important part of life, this time of year can bring an overwhelming amount of snacks, drinks, decorations, and, well, general stuff. Making conscientious choices to incorporate simple, natural elements into your holiday plans can go a long way towards keeping things balanced!
Thursday, November 29th, 7:00pm – 8:00 PM Chronic pain and inflammation don’t have to be part of a normal life. Join Dr. David Wang, ND on Thursday November 29th as he discusses the underlying causes of chronic pain, and natural, non-invasive strategies to help address the root cause that can help provide you with relief.
These weeks between the sugar rush of Halloween treats and the wonderful upcoming indulgences of the holiday season can be a key opportunity to fortify your immune system by focussing on super nutritious foods. And if (or, for most of us, when!) a bug does strike, a few foods really start to stand out for easing symptoms and supporting your body’s fight to fend off the invaders. Three of the very best are ginger, lemon, and honey.
Julie Beyer of GLOW Chocolate creates delicious and incredibly beautiful organic, vegan, dairy-free, soy-free, refined sugar-free, whole-food chocolates and truffles right here in Vancouver. Lucky us! We’re also very lucky to have her answer our Meet the Maker Mini Interview questions this month. It’s always so lovely to learn a little more about the wonderful humans we work with.
November 17th, 2018, 9:00am - 7:00pm Join us for Customer Appreciation Day! Save 10% when you shop on November 17th!! We'll also have awesome vendor demos, free samples and, of course, our Prize Wheel!! We'd love to see you ❤️
November 17th, 2018, 8:00am - 10:00pm Join us for Customer Appreciation Day! Save 10% when you shop on November 17th!! We will also have free vegan cake and coffee, loads of awesome vendor demos, and some great free samples for you! We'd love to see you ❤️
Thursday, November 8th, 7:00pm - 8:30pm Join the Herbal Jedi (Yarrow Willard Cl.H.) in unraveling the science and folklore around using mushrooms as food and medicine. In this informative talk Yarrow will share with you a deeper look at the benefits of many of the world’s top medicinal mushrooms. Mushroom samples, tasters and tea will be included in this free talk.
The season of pumpkins, squash, and gourds is here! Their striking looks are often emphasized this time of year, but from nutrients for your body, to enzymes for your skin, members of the "cucurbita" genus offer so much more than a decorative element!
October 19th, 2018, 6:00pm - 9:00pm It's that time again! We had such a fantastic time with you at our sold out Ladies Night last year, we're doing it again. Join us for another Ladies Night at Pomme Poco, in support of Charlene Reaveley Children's Charity!
October 11th, 2018, 6:00pm - 8:00pm It's that time again! We had such a fantastic time with you at our sold out Ladies Night last year, we're doing it again. Join us for another Ladies Night at Pomme Nanaimo, in support of Nanaimo Women's Resources Society!
Join us for a Back to School event on September 8th all day at Pomme Nanaimo and Pomme Poco! We'll have loads of great deals on healthy, eco-friendly back to school snacks and supplies, there will be Pomme Demos so you can try some awesome products before you buy, and a fab gift basket raffle to enter. We look forward to seeing you!
Heading back to school can be an exciting whirlwind of planning and prepping! Setting up and settling into a new routine is a great opportunity to introduce or maintain eco-friendly habits. While these tips are aimed at kids, they make perfect sense for students of any age!
Oguz and Erin, the folks behind Temple Soda, are Vancouver-based inventors, makers, and purveyors of a new line of fabulous, fermented botanical sodas! Oguz found a precious few moments in the hectic small-biz schedule to share a little more about himself, and the Temple Soda Story.
Saturday, September 25th, 7:00pm - 8:00pm Join Solecito co-founders Patricia and Andrea and learn how to make three quick and easy mason jar meals for on the go! These make-ahead nutritious and delicious Mexican meals in a jar will simplify your meal planning and prep!