Healthy food and wellness options seven days a week at Agoria Market

PETERSBURG – Joseph “Joey” Puletti is on a mission to provide accessible healthy food and wellness options to Petersburg and surrounding areas.

Now open across the street from the historic Petersburg Courthouse, Agoria Market LLC’s focus is in the development of local food systems to increase access to healthy and local food options.

Agoria’s products are intentionally chosen to provide individuals with produce, pre-made meals, bulk dry goods, herbs, supplements, snacks, lifestyle accessories, and other essentials.

Items on sale at Agoria Market in Petersburg, Va.

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Why the non-alcoholic drinks market is finally taking off

Participating in “Sober October” for the first time? You’re not alone.

Do a quick web search for the month-long dry challenge and you’ll get thousands of results including strategies on staying sober, non-alcoholic drink recipes, and an ever-growing selection of booze-free beers, wines, and spirits.

It’s a big change from just a few years ago and it may have something to do with the boozy burnout that came with quarantining during COVID last year and a re-evaluation of many people’s relationships to alcohol. These factors combined to create the perfect opportunity for non-alcoholic drinks to take up a larger piece

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Find local, healthy Alabama food and farmers market

Locally produced food is not too far away, and the new Sweet Grown Alabama website can help you find it.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — If you’re looking to buy locally grown products, Sweet Grown Alabama can help you find them.

The state’s agricultural branding program launched a new online searchable database and website to make it easier to find farmers in the Tennessee Valley and beyond and the fresh products they have to sell. 

There are 23 farms listed in North Alabama from Florence to Cullman. 

Each farmer’s profile features products, location, social media, their website, and how to purchase items.

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Old Capitol Farmers Market and YMCA teaming up to offer free produce

A pop-up pantry will offer free produce to the Springfield public at Matheny-Withrow Elementary School on Wednesdays.

Vendors at the Old Capitol Farmers Market will be donating any remaining produce to the YMCA of Springfield as part of its Healthy Community Initiatives.

See also: Farmers markets return for summer season with samples, live music and social distancing

The produce will be available at Matheny-Withrow, 1200 S. Pope Ave., from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Healthy Community Initiatives is a nationwide movement where community leaders partner with YMCAs to provide access to healthier choices and lifestyles. 

The program will specifically

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Growing farmers market options help Humble, Kingwood residents eat healthy

Local markets

Redemption Square Farmers & Specialty Market

When: Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Generation Park, 250 Assay Street, Houston

Kingwood Farmers Market

When: Thursday 2 p.m.-6 p.m. in Standard Time, 3 p.m.-7 pm during Daylight Savings Time

Where: Town Center Park. 8 N. Main Street, Kingwood

Fall Creek Farmers’ Market

When: Sunday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Where: The Park at Fall Creek, 7930 Fall Creek Bend Drive, Humble

Eagle Springs Farmers’ Market

When: Tuesday 3-7 p.m.

Where: Valley Springs Clubhouse, 13555 Valley Lodge Parkway, Atascocita

The Groves Marketplace

When: Thursday 3-7 p.m.

Where: The Hearth, 11939 Madera Run Pkwy, Atascocita

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Koppel store owner Al Morini leader in plant-based food market

KOPPEL — Al Morini, owner of Al’s Corner on Route 18, grew up in the food business and with his brothers is a leader in the plant-based food market.

Food continues to be a part of his life, and the deli at Al’s Corner reflects his dedication with hot breakfast and lunch items all made from scratch, a fry menu, pizza, subs and burgers. You can check the menu on Al’s Corner’s Facebook page. He also sells Spread Instead, a Morini Brand, the first soy-free rice curd (tofu) based meat alternative.

Al Morini, owner of Al's Corner in Koppel, is well know for his store near the Pennsylvania Turnpike and his community commitment. But he also is a leader in the plant-based food industry with his brothers.

Al’s Corner has everything you would expect at a

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In India’s booming junk food market, there is little room for nutrition

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The world loves to eat ‘junk’; Indians are no different. We are obsessed with fast food, something that can be ‘grabbed’ easily without breaking any sweat because cooking is overrated in modern society. To keep up with this fast-paced life, many people rely on quick, easy to cook, instant options – packaged food.

Packaged food, distributed by multiple world food giants, are often criticised for their lack of nutritional content. Most of the packaged foods are either processed or ultra-possessed to meet the needs of the

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Boston Market Introduces New Dessert Menu

Boston Market Introduces New Dessert Menu

Boston Market refreshes their dessert menu with the launch of seven new desserts at participating locations.

The brand’s new dessert lineup includes:

  • Triple Chocolate Chip Cookie: Made with fresh chocolate chunk cookie dough, and topped with Hershey’s Mini Kisses, semi-sweet chocolate chunks and milk chocolate chunks.
  • Lemon Blueberry Cookie: A tender and chewy lemon-flavored cookie with sweet notes from dried wild blueberries.
  • Chocolate Brownie: Traditional chocolate brownie with chocolate chips bits throughout and striped on top.
  • Chocolate Cake: A rich and moist chocolate cake covered in chocolate icing and sprinkled
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