SWQ Spring 2019

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Little Shop of Hoarders

Rose O'Keefe SWQ Spring 2019

Dedicated followers of fashion. Art appreciators. Down to earth. That’s what in “About Us” on the website for Little Shop of Hoarders, a trendy vintage shop and gallery on Gregory Street. Owner Monika Ludwinek welcomes commission vendors to place vintage ... read more

Next Level House of CBD

Becky Walters & Rose O'Keefe SWQ Spring 2019

If you’ve ever wondered about the difference between hemp oil and cannabidiol, you can find answers to those questions at Next Level – House of CBD. The new business which opened in February at the corner of South Clinton and ... read more

Hipocampo Books

Rose O'Keefe SWQ Spring 2019

Henry Padrón is proud to share that Hipocampo Books at 638 South Ave. (pronounced eepo-campo) is on the national map for Children’s Book Week, April 29 to May 5. The closest bookstore in all of Upstate is in Buffalo and ... read more

Kombucha Culture: Tea with a Twist

Jen Brunett SWQ Spring 2019

Kombucha has been making quite a name for itself in the last few years. Where at one time there might have been an odd few brands on the cold shelves in a grocery store, now there are hundreds of varieties ... read more

Spring Tonics

Evvy Fanning SWQ Spring 2019

Picture a kind of linen closet with a window to the outside. That was the refrigerator in my grandparents’ kitchen, where I grew up. The average temperature during a Latvian winter (September yhrough May… just kidding) is well below freezing, ... read more

Green Tea 101

Niraj Larna SWQ Spring 2019

Green tea, like all other true teas, come from the plant camellia sinensis. But the way in which it is processed, green tea is considered to be the most pristine form of tea, preserving most of the chemicals as found ... read more

It's Easy Eatin' Green

Bridgette Pendleton-Snyder SWQ Spring 2019

Flowers bloomin’, birds chirpin’ and the sun is finally shinin’! Bring on those fresh spring veggies! Crisp asparagus, sweet baby peas, and beautifully aromatic leeks. Not only are they abundantly tasty, they are also very versatile and easy to work ... read more

In Memoriam: Rachel Larson

Lori Bryce SWQ Spring 2019

Our climate is changing as a result of human activity. The global temperature is rising, oceans are warming, ice sheets are shrinking, and glaciers are retreating. Scientists and the vast majority of the population believe this. Something needs to change. ... read more