Saturday, January 23, 2010

Haiti Emergency Relief Wishlist

Dear Friends & Patrons,
Friends of Haiti is going to send a truckload of supplies to the Haiti Disaster Victims. We have a team of around 20 Americans and 30 to 50 Haitian volunteers already in Port au Prince. We are providing hot food for neighboring people from both schools and have a medical team working in the surrounding areas of one school. We have also organized a supply link via boat from Miami and the Dominican Republic, and from the Dominican Republic to Port Au Prince by truck. You will be seeing a 16-foot pod in the front of the store which will be our temporary storage area.

Items we are requesting to be donated are:
NON-FOOD ITEMS: (Non-food items need not be new,
Blankets but must be in good shape.)
Folding Yard Chairs
Children’s Shoes
Water Testing Kits
Work Masks
Kitchen Supplies (Utensils, Pots, Pans, Cups)
Sports Equipment
Arts Supplies
Tools (Shovels, Pickaxes)

Baby Formula
Protein Powder
Milk Powder
Baby Cereal
Nuts, Dried Fruit, Energy Bars, etc.

Bandages, First Aid, Antibiotics, Soap, Hand Sanitizers

Monday, January 4, 2010

Workshop Thursday + Vegan Parma

On Thursday, January 7th at 6:PM:

Dr. Alpizar-Diaz will present a talk about weight loss, metabolism, and blood sugar, and why diets don't work. Learn how to lose weight permanently.


Edge of the Woods now carries Vegan Parma, by Eat in the Raw, Inc. A tantalizing seasoning and condiment made from sea salt, raw organic walnuts, Red Star nutritional yeast and love in the original flavor, and a chipotle cayenne variety that adds Organic Cayenne, Onion, and Chipotle to the recipe. We're currently stocking 3.5 oz bottles of each variety for $5.29, and we're the first Connecticut retailer to carry the product. Let us know how you like it, too! Certified Kosher and Soy-, Dairy-, Gluten-, GMO- and preservative-free.