Blog Archives

Important Update: Fair Trade and Organic Bananas

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 […]



Monkey Free Coconut Oil

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 is Your Source for Healthier Beverages

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.



Fair Trade Month – Fruits

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 […]



Fair Trade Month – Bananas!

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 […]



Top