Welcome to Healthy Habits Natural Market in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County

Healthy Habits Natural Market is Schuylkill County’s premier health food store. We are located on Route 61 just outside of Orwigsburg in southern Schuylkill County.

It is our mission to serve the local region, making it easier to be healthy.

We hope you enjoy this site and our store. We sincerely appreciate your business!

Click here to see the current specials.

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At the top of the right sidebar, you’ll see a place to subscribe to this site. We highly recommend this so you’re the first to receive information about our special events and our newsletter, “The Schuylkill Health Letter”.

Our hours are:

Monday – Friday, 9am to 7pm.
Saturday, 9am to 5pm.
Closed Sunday

We will be closing at 4:00pm on Monday, October 29th due to the weather. We will keep you informed when we re-open through the Facebook page.

Our phone number is 570-366-2620.

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Gluten free, Paleo, and low carb options for Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County

Here is a sampling of ideas of foods, drinks, etc. that we offer at Healthy Habits Natural Market that are gluten free, allergen free, low carb, low sugar, and considered “Paleo”.

If you’re local from Pottsville, Orwigsburg, Schuylkill Haven, Hamburg, or any of the other local towns and surrounding areas and are looking for certain low carb, low sugar, gluten free, allergen free, or paleo foods, check out our selection or ask us to special order the items.

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The NEW Christmas Tradition

Please share this with as many people as possible. With the power of social networking and people voting with their wallets, it will make a difference.

Christmas 2011 — Birth of a New Tradition

As the holidays approach, the giant Asian factories are kicking into high gear to provide Americans with monstrous piles of cheaply produced goods — merchandise that has been produced at the expense of American labor. This year will be different. This year Americans will give the gift of genuine concern for other Americans. There is no longer an excuse that, at gift giving time, nothing can be found that is produced by American hands. Yes there is!

It’s time to think outside the box, people. Who says a gift needs to fit in a shirt box, wrapped in Chinese produced wrapping paper?

Everyone — yes EVERYONE gets their hair cut. How about gift certificates from your local American hair salon or barber?

Gym membership? It’s appropriate for all ages who are thinking about some health improvement.

Who wouldn’t appreciate getting their car detailed? Small, American owned detail shops and car washes would love to sell you a gift certificate or a book of gift certificates.

Are you one of those extravagant givers who think nothing of plunking down the Benjamins on a Chinese made flat-screen? Perhaps that grateful gift receiver would like his driveway sealed, or lawn mowed for the summer, or driveway plowed all winter, or games at the local golf course. There are a gazillion owner-run restaurants — all offering gift certificates. And, if your intended isn’t the fancy eatery sort, what about a half dozen breakfasts at the local breakfast joint. Remember, folks this isn’t about big National chains — this is about supporting your home town Americans with their financial lives on the line to keep their doors open.

How many people couldn’t use an oil change for their car, truck or motorcycle, done at a shop run by the American working guy?

Thinking about a heartfelt gift for Mom? Mom would LOVE the services of a local cleaning lady for a day.

My computer could use a tune-up, and I KNOW I can find some young guy who is struggling to get his repair business up and running.

OK, you were looking for something more personal. Local crafts people spin their own wool and knit them into scarves. They make jewelry, and pottery and beautiful wooden boxes.

Plan your holiday outings at local, owner operated restaurants and leave your server a nice tip. And, how about going out to see a play or ballet at your hometown theatre.

Musicians need love too, so find a venue showcasing local bands.

Honestly, people, do you REALLY need to buy another ten thousand Chinese lights for the house? When you buy a five dollar string of light, about fifty cents stays in the community. If you have those kinds of bucks to burn, leave the mailman, trash guy or babysitter a nice BIG tip.

You see, Christmas is no longer about draining American pockets so that China can build another glittering city. Christmas is now about caring about US, encouraging American small businesses to keep plugging away to follow their dreams. And, when we care about other Americans, we care about our communities, and the benefits come back to us in ways we couldn’t imagine.

THIS is the new American Christmas tradition.

Forward this to everyone on your mailing list — post it to discussion groups — throw up a post on Craigslist in the Rants and Raves section in your city — send it to the editor of your local paper and radio stations, and TV News departments. This is a revolution of caring about each other, and isn’t that what Christmas is about?

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ONLINE SUGGESTION BOX!

Please use the form below to send us your comments and suggestions.

We understand that there are a lot of choices out there, and we’d like to hear the reasons why you shop at our store. This information is very important to us as it helps us identify our strengths and build upon them. Similarly, we’d like to hear if there are things we can improve upon. I promise you won’t hurt our feelings. Please share the good and the bad because again, it is important so we can help improve our business to help better serve you, our customers.

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Your input is sincerely appreciated. Thank you!

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Fresh, the movie, showing in Schuylkill County

Are you interested in seeing, Fresh the movie?

From the website:

“FRESH Synopsis

FRESH celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Each has witnessed the rapid transformation of our agriculture into an industrial model, and confronted the consequences: food contamination, environmental pollution, depletion of natural resources, and morbid obesity. Forging healthier, sustainable alternatives, they offer a practical vision for a future of our food and our planet.

Among several main characters, FRESH features urban farmer and activist, Will Allen, the recipient of MacArthur’s 2008 Genius Award; sustainable farmer and entrepreneur, Joel Salatin, made famous by Michael Pollan’s book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma; and supermarket owner, David Ball, challenging our Wal-Mart dominated economy.”

This movie is playing locally on March 18th. If you are interested in attending the event, please call 366-2620 to RSVP and find out where it will be played.

For a flier, click the image below.

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Local organically grown produce in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County

In addition to the organic produce we offer year ’round from our regional distributor in Paradise, Lancaster County, we also offer local organically grown produce from Little Peace CSA Farm located just over the hill near Schuylkill Haven, PA.

Starting as just an acre or two in the outskirts of Orwigsburg, we have seen Little Peace grow to occupy an 20+ acre farm with hoop houses and plenty of space to grow their offerings.

From the Little Peace website:

“Little Peace Farm is a small, intensive family farm offering chemical-free produce, cut flowers and herbs through our CSA memberships and at our market locations. We are located outside of Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County. Although not USDA certified, we employ organic growing, pest management, and fertilization methods. We offer a variety of vegetables, flowers, and herbs throughout the season and into the fall.”

Check our current offerings and specials to see what produce we currently have in our coolers.

Check out some photos from the farm!
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To go health food and sandwiches in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County

Looking for something delicious, convenient and healthy? With our new sandwiches and salads and wraps from Wannamakers, you can have all three. These are ready-made, all natural, and we have vegan options. We get fresh deliveries every Wednesday, and if you want something specific, you can order and we’ll keep one on the side for you.

 

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Current Health Food Specials for Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County

Stop in and check out the sale items, changing weekly.

25% Off this Week: Glutino Pretzels!

NEW WRAPS & SANDWICHES from Wanamakers usually arrive at noon on Wednesdays.

Organic Produce!

Currently stocked produce includes:  Tomatoes,  Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Onions, Garlic, Carrots, Peppers,  Mushrooms,  Oranges, Limes, Lemons, Cauliflower, Celery, Cucumbers, Cilantro, Parsley, Lettuce, Apples, Pears and more!

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