Posts Tagged ‘cherries’

The Dirty Dozen: Top 12 Foods to Eat Organic

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), consumers can reduce their pesticide exposure by 80% by avoiding the most contaminated fruits and vegetables and eating only the cleanest.

- Spinach                                      – Celery

- Grapes[imported]                  – Nectarines [imported]

- Blueberries                                – Strawberries

- Peaches                                       – Potatoes

- Apples                                        – Kale

- Sweet Bell Peppers               – Leafy Greens

Cherries have moved to #16

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2011 Local Hero Award for Farm/Farmer!!

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Edible Grande Traverse [EGT] Magazine announced North Star Organics as the 2011 Local Hero Award winner.  ”Edible Grande Traverse asked its readers to nominate their local food and farming heroes – the people and businesses that make a difference to them and their community.” EGT distributes their issues to over 150 locations all over northwestern Michigan. We are the subject of a story in EGT in the fall issue currently available.   “We thank you personally and particularly for the work you have done to achieve this distinction, you make an important difference very day to all the rest of us who live in  this  terrific community.” Charlie Wunch and Barb Tholin, Publishers

Our heartfelt THANKS to all our customers who took the time to nominate us – we are humbly honored!!

Group Photo

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

Group Photo

Cherry Pie

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

Cherry Pie

Shaker Operator

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

Shaker Operator