LOCAL FLAVOR: Chaga Island Tea

LOCAL FLAVOR: Chaga Island Tea

Chaga mushrooms are a fungus that grows on hardwood trees in cold, northern forests, used by Russians and Scandinavians for centuries to treat everything from digestive issues to cancer. We had the opportunity to speak with Plainview-based Chaga Island Tea, to learn...

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RECIPES: Farmers Market Bounty Makes Great Fall Cooking

RECIPES: Farmers Market Bounty Makes Great Fall Cooking

If you're lucky, you've visited a local farmers market lately and seen that the produce is bountiful! Fall is harvest time, and perhaps the BEST time to enjoy all the delicious, nutritious local fruits and veggies. At Rising Tide Market, we're lucky to feature local,...

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RECIPES: Cooking with late-summer tomatoes

RECIPES: Cooking with late-summer tomatoes

This is peak tomato season, time for the best of the best of these juicy, succulent specimens to take center stage. Hit the farmer’s markets, your backyard garden, or the 100% organic produce department at Rising Tide…wherever your tomatoes come from, use these simple...

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NEW: Evanhealy Skin Care

NEW: Evanhealy Skin Care

You may have noticed, our health and beauty department is undergoing a renaissance. While we're still carrying the tried and true brands that we know you love, we recently cleared some space for exciting new brands that really speak to our mission and values....

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Green Your Back-to-School Routine

Green Your Back-to-School Routine

Summer's not over yet! In fact, if you like the sultry heat, we still have some of the best days of the season ahead of us. That being said, if you have children, it's probably not too soon to start thinking about back to school. The yearly preparation for a...

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INDEPENDENCE FOR INDEPENDENTS

INDEPENDENCE FOR INDEPENDENTS

It's July, and Rising Tide is Celebrating Shopping Local! It's Independent Retailer Month, the perfect time for us to say what it means to us to be an independent business, planting roots in this community for 43 years. We love being your independent health food...

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WELLNESS TOP 3: Clean Up with These New Soaps

WELLNESS TOP 3: Clean Up with These New Soaps

At Rising Tide, we're ever on the lookout for the best products in every category; those that will bring joy and health to your lives, while doing no harm to the planet. This month we're excited to introduce you to three clean, new additions to our soap lineup. Sudsy,...

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RECIPES: Get Wild with Watermelon

RECIPES: Get Wild with Watermelon

We all love eating refreshing (hydrating, cancer-fighting, heart healthy) slices of plain watermelon. But that's not all you can do with the juicy, pink fruit! Use the recipes below to work watermelon into your next summer gathering. Soups & Starters Watermelon...

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LOCAL FLAVOR: Night Owl Baker

LOCAL FLAVOR: Night Owl Baker

At the farmers markets in Santa Monica, CA and Union Square, NY, SoCal native Tracy Stoloff discovered a healthier,  more nutritious  and creative  approach to nourishing  and feeding her family. It was here that she discovered naturally fermented, wild yeasted...

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CHARITY OF THE MONTH: Girls Rising

CHARITY OF THE MONTH: Girls Rising

We are excited to announce our July Charity of the Month: Girls Rising. This nonprofit organization was created by the Sea Cliff-based all-female rock band, Antigone Rising, to empower and inspire girls and LGBTQ kids to pursue careers in STEAM fields. Girls Rising...

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LOCAL FLAVOR: Superseed Snacks

LOCAL FLAVOR: Superseed Snacks

Mateen Pouyafar and his mother, Bita, launched Superseed Snacks to offer a healthy alternative to existing snacks and bring attention back to seeds, the root of all food. By focusing on seeds, they want us to remember where our food comes from, and that so much of it...

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FEATURED PRODUCT: CBD at Rising Tide

FEATURED PRODUCT: CBD at Rising Tide

If you're like most of us, you've been hearing a great deal lately from friends, family and the news about Cannabidiol, or CBD.  Might CBD be for you?  If you're a science person, you may have noticed that much of the research being done on the benefits of CBD has...

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RECIPES: Make Your Next BBQ a Plant-a-Q

RECIPES: Make Your Next BBQ a Plant-a-Q

Healthier grilling requires just one step: grill something other than meat. Studies show that cooking meat at high temperatures causes chemicals called HCAs (heterocyclic amines) and PAHs (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons) to form. These carcinogens can cause changes...

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RECIPES: Seasonal Spring Brunch

RECIPES: Seasonal Spring Brunch

It's FINALLY May! Everyone is coming out of their respective caves and gearing up to socialize, enjoy the nice weather, and celebrate spring. On Mother's Day (or any other day), brunch is the best kind of low-pressure gathering. Incorporate seasonal produce like the...

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LOCAL FLAVOR: Ally’s Oats

LOCAL FLAVOR: Ally’s Oats

To know steel cut oats is to love them. Such is the philosophy behind Cold Spring Harbor-based Ally's Oats, the company offering the newest, healthiest, grab-and-go snack at Rising Tide. Available in five yummy flavors (the most popular? Peanut Butter Honey, of...

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RECIPES: Vegan Easter Desserts

RECIPES: Vegan Easter Desserts

Adjusting to a vegan diet for yourself or a loved one can be a challenge any day of the week, but particularly at the holidays when traditional, family-tested dishes often play a starring role. This Easter, make everyone at your table feel at home with these healthy...

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GREEN YOUR ROUTINE

GREEN YOUR ROUTINE

The approach of spring is a great time to embark on a deep cleaning—of our homes, yes, but also of some of our less planet-friendly habits. How can we “green” our lives this spring? When it comes to our travel habits, our digital usage, or even the way we treat our...

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LOCAL FLAVOR: ClayNation Art Studio

LOCAL FLAVOR: ClayNation Art Studio

When Julie Papas opened the ClayNation studio in 2004, she was out of college for less than a year. With schools cutting back on art and music programs and adult stress levels at an all-time high, Julie was excited to offer an outlet for creative arts on the North...

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RECIPES: Asparagus!

RECIPES: Asparagus!

When these lovely spears pop up in the markets, you know spring is around the corner. Loaded with fiber, folate, and Vitamins C, E and K, asparagus has all kinds of health benefits, including managing blood pressure, fighting cognitive impairment, and balancing blood...

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Studies Offer Great News About Chocolate

Studies Offer Great News About Chocolate

Like a fountain of youth for your heart, cocoa flavanols may help keep the cardiovascular system chugging along as we age, according to two recent German studies. Our bodies get creaky as we age, and it’s not just aching backs. As we get older, our blood vessels...

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LOCAL FLAVOR: Gilbertie’s Herbs and Microgreens

LOCAL FLAVOR: Gilbertie’s Herbs and Microgreens

Young plants harvested just weeks after germination, microgreens hold anywhere from 4-50 times the nutritive value as the same plants in mature form. Plus they come in truly stupendous colors and boast intense flavors that can really elevate a dish. Our love for...

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LOCAL FLAVOR: Coast to Coast Trail Mix

LOCAL FLAVOR: Coast to Coast Trail Mix

Two entrepreneurial brothers (both originally from Long Island) with a passion for trail mix are the driving force behind Coast to Coast organic trail mix. First there’s Drew, a vegan athlete and health and nutrition expert who in 2017 rode his bicycle coast to coast...

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RECIPES: Not (Only) Your Grandmother’s Latke

RECIPES: Not (Only) Your Grandmother’s Latke

Hanukkah's best-known food—the beloved potato latke (a.k.a. fried potato pancake)—is also a relatively recent addition to the festival-of-light festivities. Potatoes actually became part of the recipe in the mid-19th century, replacing pancakes made of cheese (usually...

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Rising Tide Presents Exciting New Juice Program

Rising Tide Presents Exciting New Juice Program

We're so excited to introduce our customers to our new and improved Organic Juice Bar! The reason for the reboot is simple: to provide you with the absolute best quality juices and juice products you'll find anywhere. Customize your own organic juice by choosing from...

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LOCAL FLAVOR: Tierra Farm

LOCAL FLAVOR: Tierra Farm

Tierra Farm is a certified-organic manufacturer and distributor of nuts and dried fruits, located right here in New York State, 20 miles south of Albany. If you’ve enjoyed many of the nuts and dried fruits in our Bulk department then you already know…their products...

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LOCAL FLAVOR: Bread Alone

LOCAL FLAVOR: Bread Alone

If you've tried Bread Alone's whole wheat sourdough bread (or any of their other breads we carry, for that matter!), you know they're doing something exceptional at this Upstate NY bread company. Made using old-fashioned methods, their breads contain little more...

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RECIPES: Not-So-Scary DIY Halloween Treats

RECIPES: Not-So-Scary DIY Halloween Treats

You want to give your children Halloween treats they'll love, but without all the ghoulish stuff—GMOs, artificial flavors and colors, high fructose corn syrup—you avoid all other times of year. While healthier packaged treats are more readily available than ever (come...

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RECIPES: Fermentation Inspiration

RECIPES: Fermentation Inspiration

Fermented foods—resurging in popularity because of their ability to improve digestive health, boost immunity and fight inflammation—contain beneficial bacteria created through a process called lacto-fermentation. You can make your own fermented foods at home in a few...

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Clip Box Tops for Local Schools

Clip Box Tops for Local Schools

It's still summer, but we've got Back to School on the brain! We're specifically thinking about our own local schools, and how we can help them be all they can be for the children of our community. Enter Box Tops. Since 1996, Box Tops—featured on some of your favorite...

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LOCAL FLAVOR: Down to Earth Teas

LOCAL FLAVOR: Down to Earth Teas

Down To Earth herbal teas went to market just three months ago, but the seeds of the business were planted lifetimes ago. Growing up, Irina Patarkatsi—mother of Jonathan and Laurena Patarkatsi—refused to buy the sugar- and preservative-laden bottled beverages sold in...

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RECIPES: Late-Summer Stone Fruits

RECIPES: Late-Summer Stone Fruits

Yes, the season is winding down, but summer still has some juicy secrets up her sleeve. Stone fruits—namely plums, pluots and apricots—will be abundant in August. Ripe and luscious, in a salad or in a pastry, let these sweet-and-sour gems top off a sultry summer....

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JEN’S TOP 3: Summer Skin Care

JEN’S TOP 3: Summer Skin Care

Whatever you’re out there doing, we hope you’re doing a lot of it and having a ball! Our Wellness guru, Jen, has some super skincare tips to help protect your outer layer all summer long. Choose your sunscreen wisely. Jen loves the super clean MyChelle Sun Shield...

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RECIPES: Summer S’mores

RECIPES: Summer S’mores

The first written mention of s’mores dates back to a Girl Scout wilderness handbook in 1927. That means we’ve been enjoying these delicious chocolatey-graham crackery- marshmallowy treats for more than 90 years and if you’ve ever had one…you know why. These nighttime...

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CHARITY OF THE MONTH: Cove Animal Rescue

CHARITY OF THE MONTH: Cove Animal Rescue

We're so excited to have made Cove Animal Rescue our Charity of the Month for a second time! The first time—last summer—was also our first occasion to visit the shelter to see firsthand all the great work being done there. One look at their cat wing (all those...

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FEATURED PRODUCT: Scream for Ice Cream!

FEATURED PRODUCT: Scream for Ice Cream!

Those of you who are true connoisseurs already know that July is National Ice Cream Month (yay!), and July 15 is National Ice Cream Day (double yay!). We have President Reagan to thank for this most creamy of holidays, as it was during his tenure that Congress passed...

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LOCAL FLAVOR: Maple Hill

LOCAL FLAVOR: Maple Hill

We've been loving on this line of 100% grass-fed, organic dairy products for a few years now. It's not just the taste of their milks and yogurts (which is exceptional) that drew us in, but also the philosophy (use the best possible farming practices and you'll benefit...

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RECIPES: Grill Healthy!

RECIPES: Grill Healthy!

Summer's here, and outside is the best place to cook (flipping burgs with a cocktail by your side is surely one of life's great joys). Grilling can be a delicious, healthy way to prepare all kinds of foods; you get loads of flavor in a short period of time (without...

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LOCAL FLAVOR: The Hamptons Honey Company

LOCAL FLAVOR: The Hamptons Honey Company

Honey in its raw, unadulterated state is a healthy sweetener revered for centuries for its amazing antibacterial properties, abundance of trace minerals (iron, zinc, potassium, phosphorous, magnesium and more), immune-boosting and digestive properties and other health...

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Go Grass-Fed for National Dairy Month

Go Grass-Fed for National Dairy Month

For National Dairy Month, we'd like to talk a bit about some of our favorite milk and milk products: those that come from 100% grass-fed cows. The reasons for our passionate support of these products are two-fold. First, there's nutrition. One study showed that...

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RECIPES: Vegan-ize Your Memorial Day BBQ

RECIPES: Vegan-ize Your Memorial Day BBQ

Whether you're a vegan yourself, are friends with one, or, like a lot of us, trying to eat more plant-based foods to support your health and the health of the planet, this may be the year to re-think the traditional Memorial Day BBQ. Let's be clear— this is not about...

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FEATURED PRODUCT: High Mowing Seeds

FEATURED PRODUCT: High Mowing Seeds

We're thrilled to introduce you to High Mowing Organic Seeds, our valued source for organic seeds since 2015. What began with just 28 varieties in1996 in founder Tom Stearns’ backyard has since grown exponentially—a one-man operation now a thriving business making...

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