All About Nut & Seed Butters

With all the varieties of nut & seed butters we have today, choosing can become difficult. Here is our Fig & Bloom guide to find the one that suits you best.

All About Sprouting Seeds

Learn the basics of sprouting with our simple directions here. Information about description and sprouting directions are from our supplier’s websites – Mumm’s and Sproutmaster. There are some excellent how to videos on the Internet to help you learn at a faster pace. I have enjoyed the videos posted at Sprout People or search yourself at YouTube.

Teas 101

Teas are only made by plant leaves that come from the species Camellia sinensis and brewed in hot water. Black tea, green teas, white teas and oolong teas all come from the same plant – Camellia sinensis. The different flavours are characteristics developed in the plant caused by climate, growing conditions, soil, picking time and processing – just like wines. Learn about different teas and some basic preparation methods.

Bulk Cooking Oils

Here’s some information on the types of bulk cooking oils we stock at Earth’s General Store, with some suggestions on their benefits and uses.

Bulk Pasta

Pasta is one of Canada’s favourite meals. Pasta is usually made of a wheat flour; usually white durum wheat flour for regular pasta, (whole wheat flour, Kamut®/Khorasan, or spelt flour for whole grain pasta) or another grain to provide wheat/gluten-free options (white rice, brown rice, wild rice, soy, mung bean, corn, etc). Learn about Earth’s General Store diverse stock of bulk and Gluten-Free Pastas.

Saving Money on Groceries

Food budgets are getting squeezed all the time. Here are a list of some of the strategies that we use to provide significant food savings to our households.


Learn about the Fair Trade & Organic coffee we roast and sell at Earth’s General Store.

Coconut Oil 101

Welcome to the “Coconut Oil 101” resource page by Earth’s General Store. Here you will find a wealth of information about Coconut Oil and other healthy tidbits.