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August 12, 2013 - Green Pasture and Wilderness Family Naturals


We had a packed house for the cod liver oil meeting this weekend. I might have to find a new place for us to meet if this keeps up!

Our next meeting is scheduled for Friday, September 13th and we will be discussing fats and oils. You can read all the details and RSVP here:

This month we are ordering from Green Pasture again and, by popular request, Wilderness Family Naturals.

Order deadline is August 17th
and payment must be received by the end of that day.
You can pay online with a credit card when you place your order or drop off cash/check at my home by August 17.
(Please make checks payable to Sandra Walker.)
If I am not home when you stop by there is a lock box on the wall next to the refrigerator.

Estimated Delivery Date is September 13th
Pick up from my home in Roswell: 890 Melody Ln, Roswell GA 30075
We expect to have everything by Friday, September 13th for our monthly WAPF meeting.
If you cannot make it to the meeting, contact me to make arrangements to pick up at a different time.


I only have a few bottles left from the meeting the other night – a couple of unflavored cod liver oil liquid ($39), an Oslo orange liquid ($39), and a bottle of capsules ($25). If you are interested in any of those let me know.

Everything else is availabe for pre-order in The Market, EXCEPT Cinnamon Tingle flavored Butter Oil/Cod Liver Oil blend. That seems to be the most popular flavor and Green Pasture has put a limit on how many we can buy in a 30 day period. (We bought 16 as a group on our last order) I’m afraid I won’t be able to order them in time to get them before the next meeting. Of course, you can go to and order up to three bottles for yourself but you will have to pay full price plus shipping.

pantry staples including coconut products, cacao, salad dressings, condiments, salt, beauty products and more

One of my favorite things to get from Wilderness Family Naturals is their Mayonnaise made with olive oil, sesame seed oil, and coconut oil. The olive and the coconut oils are not overpowering, like when I try to make it myself. They have found just the right balance of ingredients to get that perfect mayo taste – without the nasty industrial seed oils and high fructose corn syrup. Looks like all of their single jars are sold out but they do have a case of 12 jars. I am hoping a few of you will want to try it so I don’t get stuck with the whole case… (but maybe that wouldn’t be such a bad thing, I could practically eat this stuff right off the spoon). You will find this Mayo in The Market listed under Wilderness Family Naturals > Condiments/Dressing. Or just use the search box to search for “mayo”.

Another thing Wilderness Family naturals is known for is their high quality coconut oils. They offer three different grades in several different sizes. All are certified organic. Deciding which one to buy can get a little confusing so I have listed a brief description of each below. You can also visit their website for more detailed information.

Centrifuge Extracted Coconut Oil
Smooth with a light coconut flavor that is a true delicacy. It will readily melt in your mouth and this is a favorite coconut oil for those who eat it right off the spoon. Made from freshly pressed coconut milk, chilled and separated by centrifugal force, this coconut oil remains raw. It is an absolutely pure and fabulous organic coconut oil.

- 16oz glass – $16.96 ($1.06/oz)
- 32oz glass – $22.96 ($0.72/oz)
- 64oz glass – $41.95 ($0.66/oz)
- 1 gal plastic – $64.95 ($0.51/oz)

Cold Pressed Coconut Oil

Made from fresh, low temperature dried coconut flakes, this coconut oil has a stronger coconut flavor and minute traces of the soluble constituents extracted from the dried coconut meat. Like our Centrifuged Virgin Coconut Oil, this Cold Pressed oil remains raw throughout the process. This oil comes from a family farm on a small island in the Philippines where it is barged to a larger island with an international port. Because the recovery of coconut oil made with this method is better, the costs are slightly less. This is why cold pressed virgin coconut oil is priced lower than centrifuged virgin coconut oil.

- 16oz glass – $9.95 ($0.62/oz)
- 32oz glass – $16.95 ($0.53/oz)
- 64oz glass – $31.20 ($0.49/oz)
- 1 gal plastic – $46.00 ($0.36/oz)

Expeller Pressed Coconut Oil
Expeller-Pressed Coconut Oil as an economical choice for cooking. This oil is mechanically expressed without the use of solvents or chemicals of any kind. It is an excellent quality food-grade coconut oil that is not hydrogenated and contains no trans fatty acids. This ultra-clean coconut oil has a neutral flavor yet contains the same medium-chain fatty acids as virgin coconut oil. The one gallon, food-grade plastic bucket is resistant to leaking or leaching and seals well. This is the most economical size for the average family that uses coconut oil for most of their cooking needs.

- 16oz glass – $8.95 ($.56/oz)
- 32oz glass – $14.50 ($0.43/oz)
- 64oz glass – not available
- 1 gal plastic – $38.00 ($0.30/oz)


Sandra Walker
Melody Lane Co-op Coordinator