Daily Dish the Nugget Markets blog

  1. Jeremy Patin

    Nugget Goes Green

    April 22, 2015

    At Nugget we love to celebrate Earth Day 365 days a year. And we are committed to constantly improving the impact we make on the environment. Over the last year we have focused on reducing our water and energy usage as well as our waste creation. 

    What impact did our efforts make last year?

    We diverted over 5.5 million pounds of waste from the landfill.

    Our water usage was reduced by 75% which led us save 3.8 million gallons of water.

    We added energy-efficient LED lighting as well as energy efficient cooler cases with glass doors to a handful of our stores.

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  2. Natural Flower Power

    Power to the Flower

    April 21, 2015

    Let your senses be graced with the fragrances of Natural Flower Power. This El Dorado Hills based company produces all-natural, hypoallergenic and biodegradable air fresheners and all-purpose cleaners which are scented using therapeutic grade pure essential oils.

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  3. Asparagus Two Ways

    April 20, 2015

    Delicately blanched at the peak of freshness, our asparagus is available lightly coated with olive oil and pecorino romano or with sesame oil and black sesame seeds.  Made fresh in-house!

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  4. Little Fancy Cakes

    April 19, 2015

    Sweet and petite, Ettore's European Bakery's cake cups add a delightful dash of dessert to any gathering.  Choose from Champagne Cake or Chocolate Strawberry Cake cups (made with the finest ingredients) from one of our favorite local bakeries!

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  5. Spring Superfood Series

    Spring Onions

    April 18, 2015

    A young version of a white onion, the spring onion's newbie stems and small bulb supply a wealth of nutrients.

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  6. Glass is in Session

    April 17, 2015

    Session IPA is one of the hottest new styles of beer, and this year we’re seeing many new entries into the market. With all of the hop aromas you’d expect from an IPA, the session IPA is also lighter bodied with a lower alcohol level, for a great taste that doesn’t fill you up.

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  7. You’ve Got Pail

    April 16, 2015

    Enjoy organic recycling made easy with the Compost Pail. This one gallon stainless steel pail holds several days’ worth of kitchen food waste. It’s the perfect holder for storing scraps from the kitchen that haven’t yet made it outside to the main compost bin. This polished pail even has two charcoal filters in the vented lid to ensure an odor free environment.

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  8. Earth Friendly & Ecos Cleaning Products

    Earth Love

    April 16, 2015

    Earth Friendly brand and their line of plant-based cleaners make it easy to help keep your family and Mother Nature clean and safe. This family owned company is committed to making products that are biodegradable, non-toxic, free of phosphates and PH neutral. In fact, they are so committed that the company has achieved “champion” status (highest achievable recognition) from the Environmental Protection Agency and its Safer Detergents Stewardship Initiative, for using safer surfactants which help protect aquatic life in both fresh and salt water.  We love using all items they produce including Parsley Plus All-Purpose Cleaner, Lavender Hand Soap and Ecos Free & Clear Laundry Detergent, and we are sure you will, too!

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  9. Springtime Spanish Cheeses

    April 15, 2015

    Forever Cheese's Spanish goat cheeses celebrate spring with creamy textures and bright, lemony flavor.  Available through April 21, Lenora, Pata Cabra, and Cana de Cabra are welcome additions to your springtime cheese board.

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  10. A Solid “C”

    April 13, 2015

    Supporting your immune system never tasted so vibrant and delicious! Thanks to an Emergen-C packet mixed in, our juice bar’s C-Booster supplies a wealth of essential vitamins and minerals, along with blueberries, strawberries and peaches combined with juiced apple and orange.

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