Canadians eat more bananas than any other single fruit. Unfortunately, bananas do not grow in Canada, so we must import them from much warmer regions and the cost to do so continues to increase. There are just two importers of Fairtrade Bananas in Canada: Equifruit based in Quebec, and our supplier, Discovery Organics, based in […]
Would you be interested in saving money on your groceries? Want to save over 60% on your teas? Well Earth’s General Store can do just that when compared to a popular national chain of tea store.
The Christmas holiday season is fast approaching and we would like to express our gratitude of everyone’s support of our store and cafe over the past year. Earth’s General Store is your source for great holiday treats – Fair Trade and Organic of course. Most of our chocolate is Fair Trade certified and Certified Organic […]
So you would think that coconut oil might be free of animal involvement. As it turns out there are many companies/suppliers that are using monkeys to go up the trees and knock down the coconuts where their human masters are waiting. At Earth’s General Store we carry Monkey Free Coconut Oil. I have received a […]
Earth’s General Store strives to provide healthier options for you and the planet. We are your source for healthier beverages – especially in downtown Edmonton. We offer several brands and flavours of kombucha as well as a coconut water based kefir drink – all of which provide people with probiotic benefits.
Earth’s General Store has been a pioneer for providing Fair Trade Certified products and information to the citizens of Edmonton for almost a quarter of a century. More fresh fruit products are becoming Fair Trade Certified. Over the past few years grapefruits, avocados, pineapples (periodically) , mangoes have joined bananas as being available on a […]
Tea is an extremely popular beverage. It is consumed throughout the world. Every culture had some kind of leaf that they infused in water. When we ‘normally’ use the term tea though we mean a hot liquid made from the Camellia sinensis plant. All Black, green, white, oolong, etc teas come from this plant. It […]
Several years ago Bananas became the most popular fruit in North America replacing the apple. They are popular, they are tasty, they are inexpensive, and they come with a hidden price tag. Bananas are big business. Large corporations have controlled banana production, marketing, distribution and, directly and indirectly, the welfare of the people and environment […]
Ah Coffee! A very popular beverage in most of the world. Coffee is the second most valued commodity traded around the world. Only the trade in petroleum commodities is of higher value. (Of course this is legally traded commodities since it is estimated that there could be some drug that are valued higher). There are […]