Sustainability & Salsa


Sustainability Defined The EPA summarizes the importance of sustainability, when stating that "everything that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or indirectly, on our natural environment. Sustainability creates and maintains the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic and other requirements of present and future generations."   We hear a lot about the importance of this concept, so what does it really mean? Basically, a practice that is sustainable, can be maintained without … [Read more...]

The Art of Photographing Food

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Food Styling101 Photography is about more than simply capturing an image. Good photography tells a story and inspires an emotional reaction. It engages more than just one's visual faculties, inspiring feelings and setting off the senses in all kinds of unexpected ways. Good photography evokes myriad sensations. In some ways, this rings even more true in the case of food photography. Good food photography will give a sense of texture, temperature, and if you are lucky, even fragrance and flavor. Food photography, properly executed, will make you crave the subject matter … [Read more...]

Join Garden Fresh Gourmet for Celebrity Softball & Barbeque!

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Did you know that 100% of children who participate in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland and Macomb Counties' programs graduate from high school? At Garden Fresh Gourmet, we think those odds are fantastic! That's one of the many reasons we are such strong supporters of the organization. Stop in for an hour, or spend the whole day with us! On Saturday, June 28th Garden Fresh Gourmet, Wayne-Oakland Police, and Dino's Lounge will be sponsoring a celebrity softball game and barbeque in support of  the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland and Macomb Counties. Please join us at Martin Road … [Read more...]

Ten Great Reasons to Add More (Garden Fresh) Hummus to Your Diet

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Want to learn 10 reasons to include Hummus in your healthy lifestyle? We are happy to oblige! In case you have not yet tried this delicious food, hummus is a simple dip of garbanzo beans (chickpeas) that comes in so many delectable flavors you won't believe it! Weight Control The first reason to note is that the fiber & protein in hummus can help with weight control. Protein and slow digesting fiber help you to fight cravings and feel less hungry. Lower Cholesterol The next reason to incorporate Garden Fresh Hummus into your lifestyle? Chickpeas can help lower your … [Read more...]

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Garden Fresh Cooking Club!

Garden Fresh Cooking Club

On April 30, 2014 the Garden Fresh team was invited to participate in the first ever Garden Fresh Cooking Club. The brainchild of the company's President, Jack Aronson, the club's key goal is to help promote a healthy lifestyle by teaching team members to prepare quick and healthy meals in a fun team environment.   Jack enlisted the expertise of personal chef, Michelle Kobernick, former founder and CEO of the award winning company Gourmet Everyday to instruct the group.  Michelle was a great choice, with numerous articles and recipes published online, in magazines, and books. She brought … [Read more...]