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PaulSloth

Hi, I'm Paul Sloth

I work in Outpost’s marketing department. I like to use what skills I have to spread the word about Outpost Natural Foods. On the greatest of days, this involves trudging through a farm talking with one of our many vendors. On really good days,…
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Paul Sloth

The healing power of food

In the Aisles
By Paul Sloth August 7, 2012

Food is that peculiar thing that nourishes not only our bodies, but our souls as well. A meal shared by strangers is a powerful thing. For Sikhs, sharing a meal with friends, families and strangers alike is an integral part of their religious practice.

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Paul Sloth

Now you know why I'm not a farmer

In the Aisles
By Paul Sloth June 20, 2012

The folks growing our food, right here in our own state, are either dealing with near drought conditions in the south or flooding up north. Either way, their crops are being affected. You might not notice it or think about it, because there usually isn’t a sign reading, “Sorry, no strawberries this year. The heat ate them.” But what if there was?

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Lessons from a farmer

In the Aisles
By Paul Sloth June 6, 2012

Altfrid Krusenbaum watches the skies from his farm in rural Walworth County and crosses his fingers. His family’s livelihood depends on the weather. As a dairy farmer, Altfrid monitors the weather because his herd of 153 cows depends on him. He in turn, depends on them. Until you walk with a farmer through his or her operation, you don’t have a really good sense of just what it takes to produce the food we eat or in this case drink. Ask Altfrid or any other farmer and they’ll be glad to tell you.

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Paul Sloth

Hail Hail Cara Cara

In the Aisles
By Paul Sloth January 3, 2012

If you can’t visit southern California this winter, you’re best bet is to stock up on these oranges. It’s quite possibly the next best thing.

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The gift of a good meal

In the Aisles
By Paul Sloth December 23, 2011

You can forget a lot, but you can always remember a good meal.

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Paul Sloth

It ain't easy being green

In the Aisles
By Paul Sloth December 20, 2011

I love sprouts, but they don’t lend themselves to vivid and colorful descriptions. They are not sensual and they aren’t complicated. They’re green.

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Paul Sloth

An apple a day, how about three

In the Aisles
By Paul Sloth December 19, 2011

It won’t be long and that very last local apple will finally be eaten.

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Pass the nuts

In the Aisles
By Paul Sloth December 16, 2011

Walk through the bulk section at an Outpost and you’re likely to stand in awe of the dizzying array of food available in bulk. You can get lost if you don’t know what you’re looking for.

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