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Healthy Living

The Fab 5 Stone Fruit

Right now is the best time to enjoy stone fruits because they're native to warm climates and are at their peak from June through September. New Leaf has a variety of stone fruits to sample and has some unique twists to eating them, besides out of hand of course. READ MORE »

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The Martinelli Family

From Thanksgiving to New Years, glasses are filled with a sweet yet tart bubbly beverage that is Martinelli’s sparkling apple cider. The Martinelli family have been producing great tasting apple juice in Watsonville for 146 years and counting. Through five generations of apple juice making, the Martinelli family hasn't changed a thing. Their iconic beverages have won many medals and there is no denying why. READ MORE »

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4 Diestel Family Secrets

Values are important and it’s those values or family secrets as they call them that make Diestel so special. Read more about the 4 family secrets from the Diestel turkey family. READ MORE »

Healthy Living

Living the Zero-Waste Lifestyle

Living a zero-waste lifestyle isn't about not consuming, but rather about making choices that do not produce trash as an end product. These changes may seem small, but they add up to big changes that have a long term positive impact on the health of our planet. READ MORE »

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Local Strawberry Growers

It’s local strawberry season—and at New Leaf Community Markets, we think that’s cause for celebration. Sweet treats, picked at their peak and delivered directly from the farm to you. Meet some of our fantastic local strawberry (among other produce) growers! READ MORE »

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Every New Leaf Community Market has a Wellness Department chockfull of tried-and-true products to nourish you inside and out. You’ll find supplements, skincare, cosmetics, fragrances, yoga accessories and more. ​Take a look! 

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