Apples Abound!

Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN, Senior Nutritionist Apples are delicious, certifiably good for us, and are so connected to our region and culture. It is a well-known symbol of health, often a first fruit for many young children, and their aroma

Boxing up

Cow-to-Cup Tour: Chobani Tour

Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN  Senior Nutritionist   We arrive at the Chobani plant, and find trucks busily rolling in and out, the sun glancing off shining clean silver milk silos. The first thing I learned – the facility was originally

Dairy Delivers!

Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN  Senior Nutritionist   Delectable, decadent, and delightful – dairy, in its many forms, delivers all that and more. Packed with protein, full of flavor and nutrients, familiar and affordable, wholesome dairy brings richness to so many

homegrown Christmas Trees

home.grown: Christmas Trees

Written by Sara Lilkas and Tyler Blance  We’re proud to support farmers and producers of the Northeast throughout the whole year! Our Christmas trees are grown and harvested on farms in New York and Vermont: When it’s grown here, we

Sweet Corn Connection

Written By: Ellie Wilson, MS, RD  Senior Nutritionist, Price Chopper Supermarkets We have been getting great produce from our local farmer partners, and the sweet corn has been outstanding! We have plenty, and will continue to showcase it in stores.

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Summer’s Bounty – Peppers and Cucumbers

Written By: Ellie Wilson, MS, RD  Senior Nutritionist, Price Chopper Supermarkets “Cool as a cucumber” – you can be all that enjoying the farm- fresh cucumbers in the stores right now from farmers like Walter Czajkowski and Mary McNamara at

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A to Zucchini

Written By: Ellie Wilson, MS, RD  Senior Nutritionist, Price Chopper Supermarkets There is so much to talk about! Summer squash is the star this week, and we have it from our farmer partners at Reeves Farm, Shaul’s Farm, Paul Mazza

Passion for Peaches

Written By: Ellie Wilson, MS, RD  Senior Nutritionist, Price Chopper Supermarkets Peaches are rolling in and we have great choices and varieties in the stores! Peach, nectarines, plums and pluots – stone fruits are delicate and delicious and enjoying one

Fish Tales

Written By: Ellie Wilson, MS, RD  Senior Nutritionist, Price Chopper Supermarkets Seafood is a great idea – easy to season and prepare, fish and seafood are lean protein choices that have many health benefits. Both the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

A.Gurda Produce from Pine Island, NY!

Written By: Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN Senior Nutritionist I drove to A. Gurda Produce in Pine Island, NY on a rainy morning in late October. Fall colors were bursting through the cool, gray gloom, not to be dampened by the