Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Earthy cleaner choices!

A Clean, Earth-Friendly Home
This Earth Day, take a look at the cleaning products under your sink and in your laundry room. Are they Earth-friendly or unfriendly? Like a New Year's resolution you might want to consider trading out some or all of the harsh, chemical cleaners for products that are nicer to the Earth and to your body. Wheatsville has a large variety of options and many of them are on sale this month.
                -Seventh Generation 100 oz. Concentrated Liquid Laundry Detergent
*Free & Clear Unscented, Blue Eucalyptus & Lavender or White Flower & Bergamot Citrus
                Regular price: $17.99      Sale price:$9.99
                -Seventh Generation 48 oz. Dishwashing Liquid-Free & Clear Unscented
                Regular price: $6.29         Sale price:$5.49
                -New! Seventh Generation Disinfecting Wipes with botanical disinfecting
                Regular Price:$4.39          Sale price:$3.89
                -Seventh Generation Bath Tissue 12 pack
                Regular Price:$10.99       Sale price:$7.99
-Assorted reusable scrubbers, sponges and eco-towels from Twist on sale!

Earth Day is every day at Wheatsville, but especially this week!

Hi friends of Wheatsville!

While we celebrate Earth Day year round at Wheatsville, we do like to acknowledge Earth Day and Earth Week and it's NOW! (Look for a photo spread of all the green features that we're so proud of in the May issue coming soon.)

We are a major sponsor of the Earth Week events with our friends at Austin Green Art! Tonight, join us at the Austin Farmer's Market in the Triangle for an Earth Day Festival from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. There will be Green Art, Kids activities, and a showing of an episode of Planet Earth at dusk!

On an unrelated note, next week we're changing to a new e-mail system. Hopefully, it won't change much on your end, but it may look a little different, so don't be too shocked, ok?

Get pumped up organically!
In honor of Earth Day, we're drawing attention to our FAIR TRADE ORGANIC Coffee drinks! Come in Thursday through Sunday and get a 16oz
latte, mocha or cappuccino for the shockingly LOW price of just $1.50!!! Love the responsibly cultivated fruits of the earth and get your buzz on sustainably!

Earth Day in Wine
Celebrate Earth day with Oko Organic Wines regularly $11.99 now only $10.99  from this Thursday till Sunday only! ÖKO is an eco-wine based on the guiding vision to partner with various growers whose vineyards are in harmony with nature and produce a wine of distinction and quality.  To qualify for ÖKO, each property must be certified organic by an internationally accredited organization. Oko Malbec, Pinot Grigio, Nero D'avola, and Cabernen-Merlot are all on sale!

We now have ORGANIC White Mountain Yogurt!  This smooth, tart authentic Bulgarian Yogurt is available in Premium (made with whole milk) and Non-Fat varieties for $5.99 for a 32 oz re-usable glass jar.  I really like it mixed with honey and granola-YUM!
Borden Milk products are another new addition to the Dairy Case.  Borden milk products are certified hormone free and are processed here in Austin.  They are a great value too- $3.99 for a gallon!  We have Whole, Hi-Pro 2% and Lite Line Skim.
Hi-Pro 2% and Lite Line Skim both have dried milk powder added to increase the protein content of these items.
In The Grocery Aisle
Texas Olive Ranch Meyer Lemon Olive Oil:
Texas Olive Ranch has been bringing some impressive flavors to the table lately. The new favorite in my kitchen is the Meyer Lemon Olive Oil. My wife has been using this oil as an ingredient in fish, roasted vegetables and anything else she can. We've almost used a whole bottle already, and it's all been great. You can't go wrong with cold pressed, extra virgin arbequina olive oil from right here in Texas infused with just the right amount of Meyer Lemon. Try all of Texas Olive Ranch's infused oils: Mesquite, Basil, Garlic, as well as the Meyer Lemon plus the new Pomegranate Balsamic Vinegar! Read more at  Justin Merrifield, Grocery Buyer

Have a super swell Earth Week!

Dan Gillotte
Wheatsville GM and e-mail guy