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Alexandria is the Content Editor at Common Market. With a bachelor’s degree in English, a master’s degree in Communication, and a passion for food, community, and a healthy lifestyle, she strives to share fun and meaningful stories with readers while encouraging them to make healthy changes.

Cold Weather Wear

The cold weather has arrived, and it looks like it’s here to stay. If you’re looking for gear that will keep you warm while also being fashionable, then look no further than Andes Gifts, available at the Common Market. From hats to scarves to gloves and mittens, and in sizes and styles for kids and... Read More

Go Nuts!

Nuts have been touted as a snack alternative for healthy diets. According to the Mayo Clinic, nuts may actually support heart health. HealthLine provides a list of the top 9 nut types for health, and Health offers their own list of best and worst nuts. The Common Market’s Bulk section is the perfect place to... Read More

Time For Some Sauerkraut!

Since it’s the season of Oktoberfest, it’s no surprise that there is time dedicated to celebrating sauerkraut. Although today is the end of sauerkraut week, it’s never too late to enjoy this delicious fermentation. You probably know by now that we carry Sweet Farm’s goodies, but do you know we also have another ‘kraut product?... Read More

Help Your Local Food Bank

Almost 17,000 people face food insecurity in Frederick County. Yes, you read that correctly. With a population of 243,465, that is nearly 7% of the local population. According to Feeding America, 665,420 people in Maryland struggle with hunger. That is why the Common Market supports a variety of community programs that help to alleviate this... Read More