Retailer Spotlight: Hannaford Supermarkets

If you live in Maine you’ve spent a fair amount of time in Hannaford Supermarkets. You know from experience that Hannaford is a top-notch neighborhood grocer, but maybe it’s time to get to know the local chain a little better. Did you know it got its start as a pushcart produce vendor on the Portland waterfront in 1883?   The late 19th century was a time of industry and progress in the Port City and Hannaford was right there, growing with the city and providing hard-working people with fresh, local garden produce. Back then, all produce came from nearby farms,
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How do You Recycle THAT?

Ever since a haunting fourth-grade video about how fish, fowl & animals can get stuck in plastic like plastic six-pack soda rings, we’ve all been concerned about the environment. We make things out of more eco-responsible biodegradable materials and we recycle and encouraged our neighbors to do the same. This journey took us through college when recycling cans and bottles meant more money for beer, and to the dingy first apartments of our twenties when we had bins for every type of recycling, plus compost, and some of us spent weekends dumpster diving, upcycling things we couldn’t believe others would throw
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