Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Village Green’s Blog

Blog 10 years starsToday we have an anniversary to celebrate. Today, April 17, 2019, marks exactly 10 years since we published our very first Village Green blog post.

This blog was the brainchild of Paula Gallagher, one of our excellent, long-time nutritionists. We owe Paula a great deal of thanks, first for coming up with this idea on how to provide a broader educational resource for our customers, and then for her work to carry it through, involving plenty of dedication, steadfastness, knowledge, insights and ideas.

The original purpose of this blog was to try and keep people informed Continue reading “Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Village Green’s Blog”

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Village Green Apothecary – 50 Years Old!

Marc Isaacson, Irv Rosenberg, and Gail Isaacson – past and present owners of Village Green Apothecary (formerly The Apothecary).

Village Green Apothecary’s actual, exact 50th anniversary date was November 22. So last Sunday, 50 years later to the day, we had a big party to celebrate this big anniversary and were honored by the presence of Irv Rosenberg, one of the original founders of The Apothecary. We’ve posted a photo album of pictures from our celebration – check it out!

How did we get to this point?

On November 22, 1965, two dedicated pharmacists named Mickey Weinstein and Irv Rosenberg opened a store called The Apothecary in Bethesda, MD. Their many years of experience in nutritional pharmacology had inspired them to establish a special place where people could benefit from the best of both traditional and alternative healthcare. The Apothecary was one of a very few pharmacies in the Washington area that offered an alternative approach to healing, focusing on improving health through diet and lifestyle changes, and nutritional supplements, rather than through conventional medicine alone. Continue reading “Village Green Apothecary – 50 Years Old!”

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BIG YEAR-END SALE: Stock Up On All Your Favorites!

VGA_50-year-logoIt’s that time of year again! Village Green Apothecary’s Big Year-End Sale has just started and runs through December 31, 2015. This year we’re also celebrating our store’s 50th anniversary of being in business with extra in-store events, a daily giveaway to a lucky winner, and more. Also check out our Tell Us Your Story contest for more chances to win great prizes. We’re in the mood to celebrate!

Here are details on the sale:

35% off Pathway nutritional supplements
25% off other supplement lines*
20% off body care products

This is a great time to stock up on all your favorite products, including everyday items like multivitamins, fish oil, and vitamin D! Especially if you have a big family. Continue reading “BIG YEAR-END SALE: Stock Up On All Your Favorites!”

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Our Bloggers

  • Paula Gallagher
    Paula Gallagher
    Paula is a highly qualified and experienced nutrition counselor on the staff at Village Green.
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  • Margo Gladding
    Margo Gladding
    Margo's impressive knowledge base is the result of a unique blend of educational and professional experience.
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  • Dr. Neal Barnard
    Dr. Neal Barnard
    Dr. Barnard leads programs advocating for preventive medicine, good nutrition, and higher ethical standards in research.
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  • Joseph Pizzorno
    Dr. Joseph Pizzorno
    Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, ND is a pioneer of integrative medicine and a leading authority on science-based natural medicine.
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  • Debi Silber
    Debi Silber
    Debi is a registered dietitian with a master’s degree in nutrition, a personal trainer, and whole health coach.
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  • Teri Cochrane
    Teri Cochrane
    Teri is a is a Certified Coach Practitioner with extensive certifications and experience in holistic medicinal practices.
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  • Dr. Rav Ivker
    Dr. Rav Ivker
    Dr. Rav Ivker is a holistic family physician, health educator, and best-selling author.
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  • Susan Levin
    Susan Levin
    Susan writes about the connection between plant-based diets and a reduced risk of chronic diseases.
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  • Rob Brown
    Dr. Rob Brown
    Dr. Brown's blended perspective of healthcare includes a deeply rooted passion for wellness and spiritual exploration.
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