Fresh Fruit Files

ThirdLeaf NW clients donates weekly deliveries to women’s shelter

Women’s History Month continues on the blog this week and we wanted to shine a light on one of our clients who made an impact in the lives of those less fortunate. For example, on behalf of one of our clients, ThirdLeaf NW donated over 300 pieces of fresh fruit including four apple varieties, bananas,…

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gr8nola makes an impact in wellness boxes, industry

Women’s History Month is upon us and we at ThirdLeaf would like to take a moment to highlight one of our suppliers which is owned by a woman and share a little about a new product we put in our wellness boxes. Erica Liu Williams left an internship at Yahoo! to start her own business in…

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A personal trainer takes on back pain

It’s not always about fruit and snacks here at Holgate & Occidental. We realize that a balanced diet is but a small part of your overall wellness. However, even the healthiest person feels that twinge in their back and the years seem to catch up with us all. Regardless of what you do throughout the…

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It’s just an orange, right? Wrong.

At ThirdLeaf NW we see a wide variety of fruits coming into our building and during the winter time we see a bunch of pears and citrus. Sometimes it can feel like the mountain of varieties is just too high to climb but hopefully we can shine some light on the differences in some of our…

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What is the best food movie ever?

And the award for best food film goes to… Wait, that isn’t a category at the Academy Awards yet? Well I think it should be and the Seattle-Times’ Bethany Jean Clement spoke to Seattle restaurateurs and got their takes on what their favorite foodie films and who would take home the award. So who were the…

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What is a “Ghost Apple?”

Apples have gone viral! The latest and greatest from social media features “ghost apples.” Ghost apples are an oddity brought on in this case by the Polar Vortex. The extreme cold of the Polar Vortex caused the rainfall to freeze faster than it would have under more standard conditions. Andrew Sietsema made the post viral…

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Overcome the cold with fruit!

The arctic chill has descended on Seattle and it seems like everyone is looking for a way to stay warm and beat this chilly front. If you’re spending any amount of time in the cold then you know it affects more than just your internal temperature. Our energy levels, overall health, and even our skin…

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Take the time for lunch

Do you stop for lunch? Do you really? In an article published for the Seattle-Times by nutritionist Carrie Dennett, she claims that workers who take lunch breaks are: ”Happier, healthier — and more productive.” As a nutritionist, her clients offer countless reasons why they are frequently unable to take their full break or simply eat at their desk….

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“Water you having?”: The best drinks to stay hydrated

It seems that information around coffee, water, soda, and hydration changes like the tides. It should come as no surprise that we recommend drinking water to stay hydrated, but if you need a substitute, Men’s journal listed the best (and worst)drinks to help maintain and stabilize your hydration. Men’s Journal based its article off of this…

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Deepak Chopra doesn’t think all technology is bad

It seems like more and more these days, technology is taking hold of our world and many of us feel the need to completely unplug from our cell phones and Wi-Fi and try being “off-the-grid.” For some, even a short vacation from “screen time” can do wonders for them, especially if they want to meditate….

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