Zero Waste Shopping at Oliver’s Made Easy!
Before you leave home: New habits take a little planning and a bit of practice. Make a check list of things you need to bring with you. This list could include: Reusable shopping bags Reusable produce bags Clean, non-porous, reusable containers for shopping in the Bulk Department, Grocery Department (bulk coffee), Meat Department, BBQ, Deli, […]
The Power of Regenerative Agriculture
Many of the key practices of regenerative agriculture – intercropping, where multiple crops are planted together, agroforestry, and integrating livestock, for example – have their roots with indigenous farmers who work with the land – not against it. Principles and Practices There is no doubt that transformation of many current farming practices are desperately needed, […]
Save Yourself the ‘Weight’: Buy in Bulk at Oliver’s!
Why Buy in Bulk? There are some great reasons to buy in bulk: Bulk foods create less waste than foods in single-use packaging. This happens in two ways: first, since you’re only buying as much food as you know you’ll need, it cuts down on the food waste your household will produce. According to the […]
Everything You Never Knew You Needed to Know About Caviar
When we in the West think of caviar, the image that usually comes to mind is one of unbridled luxury, lots of white table linens and maybe a complimentary French waiter complete with white gloves and tiny golden spoons for eating your equally tiny eggs. On the other hand, you may not picture luxury at […]
Discover Niman Ranch Pork at Oliver’s
Niman Ranch is comprised of a network of 740 small, independent U.S. family farmers and ranchers. They fully subscribe to and lead the industry in the latest sustainable and humane agricultural practices, with all animals being raised outdoors or in deeply bedded pens. Niman Ranch follows strict Animal Welfare protocols, which were developed with the […]
Getting Beyond Plastic
It can be daunting to make all-or-nothing sustainability goals, as they only increase the odds that one might throw hands in the air and decide it’s all just too difficult. But, similar to adopting a healthier diet or learning a new habit, small changes can add up and make a big difference over time. Our […]