The Weekly Slice

April Showers Bring May Fiestas!

May is here, the weather is warming up, and if that’s not enough reason to celebrate, Cinco de Mayo is this week! Why do we celebrate Cinco de Mayo anyway? A common misconception is that the holiday is a celebration of Mexican independence. However, Cinco de Mayo is actually a celebration of Mexican victory in…

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Genius Kitchen Gadgets That Mom Will Love

Mother’s Day is right around the corner! Kitchen gadgets are always a good idea for the food-loving mom in your life, but the hard part is finding a kitchen tool she doesn’t already have. We’ve compiled some of the most unique and ingenious slicers, dicers, and hullers on the market. She won’t even realize she…

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Celebrate Earth Day the Local Way

For over 50 years, April 22 has been a day dedicated to celebrating the earth and building support for environmental protection. While Earth Day began in the US, the event is now recognized in over 190 countries! Here at ThirdLeaf NW, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality, naturally grown fruit in the Northwest….

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Tired of Throwing Out Produce? Tips for Long-Lasting Fresh Fruit

A recent survey of 2,000 Americans found that the average person tosses about $10 of fruit per week, or $520 of fruit each year. That’s a lot of produce and money wasted! If you’ve ever experienced frustration over produce going bad quickly, we’re here to help. Here are five simple fruit hacks for keeping things…

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Stress Be Gone – 4 Tips for Decreasing Work-Related Anxiety

According to The American Institute of Stress, businesses lose about $1,685 per employee each year as a result of stress. Overwhelmed employees tend to have lower productivity and may even call out for mental health purposes. How do businesses combat work-related stress? Read on for a few simple ways to create a happier and healthier…

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Eat These 5 Foods to Say Goodbye to Seasonal Allergies

Spring has sprung! Cue the seasonal allergies. It can be hard to find the right allergy medicine, especially if symptoms change day-to-day. Luckily, you have nature’s medicine on your side! What you eat has a huge impact on your immune health and ability to ward off sickness. Here are the best allergy fighting foods to…

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ThirdLeaf NW Featured in Seattle Forward Campaign

In January of 2020, local business Thirdleaf NW’s tenth year was shaping up to be its best yet. The business, which stocks seasonal fresh fruit and healthy snacks in offices around WA state, was on the rise and had recently secured major new clients. Co-owners Danielle Haschak, Megan LaRiviere, and Lexi Schmidt saw nothing but…

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Switch Up Your Spring Workouts

Many new year’s resolutions are long gone by now. And for those of you who have stuck with it, things may be feeling a bit stagnant. A new season is the perfect time to renew your motivation! Not to mention, summer is coming right behind spring. We all want to stay in shape and achieve…

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Eating Your Way to Healthier, Younger-Looking Skin

Your food choices greatly impact the health and appearance of your skin. Increasing your intake of healthy fats and certain vitamins can help you achieve the glowing complexion you’ve always dreamed about! Our body uses monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats (a.k.a. fatty acids or healthy fats) to maintain our skin’s protective oil barrier, which keeps skin…

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We Love Women’s History Month! Here’s Why You Should Too:

Since 1987, the month of March has been dedicated to celebrating women’s contributions to America’s history, society, and culture. As a women-owned business, ThirdLeaf NW would not be here today without the trailblazers who came before us. This month is an important time to honor those who fought for women’s rights and roles in society….

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