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  1. Chia Pods

    Three Cheers for Chia

    Enjoy the benefits of Chia

    April 3, 2014

    Chia Pod founder John Foss comes from four generations of farmers, and he’s dedicated to sustainable farming practices.  Upon discovering the many benefits of the chia seed, he realized his vision of making a positive contribution to the health and wellness of the global community.

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  2. Get Your Greens

    March 20, 2014

    Go Green! This is the time of year to eat “green”. Green leafy veggies that is. These wondrous leaves are packed with traditional vitamins and minerals along with a host of phytonutrients known to ward off a variety of ailments!

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  3. 2014 Children's Heart Art Challenge Winners!

    Announcing the winning schools and artists in the 2014 Children's Heart Art Challenge

    March 14, 2014

    We received more than 400 entries from local 4th and 5th grade students, and we're delighted to announce the winning masterpieces.

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  4. Kerrygold Dubliner

    Luck o’ the Irish

    March 12, 2014

    You’ll be pinching yourself after you taste this perfect St. Paddy’s Day pairing. This St. Patrick’s Day, be a wee bit bold with a mighty mug of stout beer paired with a chunk of amazing cheese.

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  5. Mamma Chia’s Chia Squeeze Vitality Snacks

    Chia Pets

    March 11, 2014

    Janie Hoffman fell in love with the magic of chia while looking for an ideal diet for her own health. After discovering how this little seed provided her with a powerful vitality boost, she formed Mamma Chia, the first organic chia–based food and beverage company.

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  6. Cheese of the Month

    March 6, 2014

    Our local specialty cheese feature of the month is Fiscalini Farms out of Modesto, Ca! Using milk from registered Holstein, Jersey and Brown Swiss cows owned by Fiscalini Farms, this family-owned-and-operated sustainable farm was first established in 1912. Known for its unique artisanal and handcrafted San Joaquin Gold, Fiscalini Farms creates its award-winning cheeses with milk piped directly from the milk storage tanks in the dairy farm to the cheese factory on the premises. Fiscalini Farms is going to be sampling a selection of their delectable cheeses at participating Nugget Markets locations throughout the month.

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  7. Terra Firma Beets

    Local Bunched Beets from Terra Firma Farm

    Winters, CA

    February 24, 2014

    Locally grown Terra Firma Farm’s bunched beets are here! Located just up the road in Winters, California, Terra Firma Farm is right at home in this community where farming has played a major role for more than 100 years.

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  8. What activities can you do to keep your heart healthy and strong?

    Heart for Art

    February 21, 2014

    Congrats to Gennavieve Ghidossi, 5th grader at  Jackson Elementary in El Dorado Hills.  Gennavieve is our big winner in our Children's Heart Art Challenge for the category "What activities can you do to keep your heart healthy and strong?"  Nice work, Gennavieve!

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  9. Cat vs. Dog Photo Contest

    Cat vs. Dog Photo Contest

    February 20, 2014

    Think you’ve got the superior species? A picture’s worth a thousand barks and meows (and possibly a $100 Nugget Markets gift card), so submit one that proves to the voters that your pet is the champion companion. Enter now!

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  10. Giana McNamar, 5th grader at Buckeye Elementary in Shingle Springs

    Got a Heart for Art?

    February 19, 2014

    The winners have been chosen in the 2014 Children's Heart Art Challenge, sponsored by Nugget Markets in partnership with the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women program. We received more than 400 entries from local 4th and 5th grade students, and the winning masterpieces were chosen for each category.  Top prize for the category "What does a healthy heart look like to you?" goes to Giana McNamar, 5th grader at Buckeye Elementary School in Shingle Springs. Congratulations, Giana!

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