Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Bulk Mulch * Compost & Top Soil Now Available

Many thanks to Arthur Morgan of A&M Environmental Services for providing us with a "Buy the Bucket" bulk soil products. Soils & mulch are available by the bucket.
4 gallon bucket - $2.00
5 gallon bucket - $2.50
6 gallon bucket - $3.00
Don't have your own bucket? Not a problem. Pay a $1.00 deposit & use one of ours. Return the bucket & receive your deposit back. This is self service. Stop at the check out counter, pay for your top soil, compost or mulch, pay your bucket deposit, grab our digging fork & load up.

These soils & mulch have been used at the Hamilton Crop Circle. Check it out at

It's Time To Talk Turkey

Turkeys Available for Thanksgiving
This year our turkeys will be raised by Locust Point Farm in Cecil County, Maryland, by the Sensenig Family. These are traditional white, broad breasted turkeys.Turkeys are pastured (free roaming) - no growth hormones or antibiotics used. Turkeys are priced at $2.09/lb. - same price as last year. A non-refundable deposit is required with your order. Sorry, no online orders accepted.
Last day to place your order is Sunday, November 15th.
Turkeys will be available for pick up on
Wednesday, Nov. 25th. - Noon - 6:00pm ONLY.

Order according to size
8 - 11 pound $15.00 deposit
12 - 15 pound $25.00 deposit
16 - 19 pound $30.00 deposit
20 - 23 pound $40.00 deposit
24 - 27 pound $50.00 deposit
28 - 31 pound $55.00 deposit
Please note that a limited number of turkeys are grown. To insure availability, please order sooner, rather than later.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Super Green 2.0 Saturday, 10/17/2009

Mill Valley General Store is pleased to be hosting Super Green 2.0 on Saturday, 10/17/09. A series of four workshops will be repeated throughout the day at 10:00 - 11:00 - Noon - 1:00.
This event is free & open to the public. Doors open at 9:00am. Free on-site & street parking. The first 100 folks to arrive will receive a goody bag with seeds, informational materials & a free tree, courtesy of Tree Baltimore.

Sustainable Urban Infrastructures has put together a fun & educational program for the day. The workshops for the day will be :
  • Baltimore Biomass - how to heat your home comfortably & affordably with a corn stove. Stop in & grab a seat in front of the fire, as George Peters explains the operation of the stove, the tax credits available, & how to join the buyer's coop.
  • Falkenhan's Hardware - will be on site with low cost DIY projects to tighten up your house for the winter ahead. Deb Falkenhan will explain the ease of installation of these items. Items will be available for purchase.
  • Urban Greening Czar, Molly Gallant, will have a hands on workshop, Fall Tree Planting Done Right. This workshop is sponsored by Mill Valley General Store. Join Molly as she plants trees on our property - showing how to prepare the soil, how to stake & mulch a newly planted tree, and how to care for your tree. Co-sponsor of this event is Tree Baltimore.
  • Clean Currents - will be on site explaining how you can buy clean, renewable energy for your home.