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Little League World Series: 5 Reasons It’s the Best Tournament in Sports

Little League World Series: 5 Reasons It’s the Best Tournament in Sports

August 28, 2017

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When Passion Trumps Adversity: Taylor Kaczmarek's Rise to the Big Leagues

When Passion Trumps Adversity: Taylor Kaczmarek's Rise to the Big Leagues

October 13, 2016

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What It Means To Be Non-GMO Verified

What It Means To Be Non-GMO Verified

September 29, 2016

Lately, we’ve received questions about why all of our labels have a “Non-GMO Project Verified” certification. Sunflower seeds, as many of you know, are naturally GMO-free.  There are several reasons we put our seeds through the rigors of meeting the “Non-GMO Project Verified” standards.

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4 Reasons To Bring Your Chinook Seeds To Class

4 Reasons To Bring Your Chinook Seeds To Class

September 12, 2016

Whether you’re in for another year at the same school or starting a new adventure at college, staying healthy, energized, and focused in the classroom is sometimes easier said than done. Here are 4 reasons why sunflower seeds should be your grab-n-go snack for this upcoming school year.

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5 Epic Outdoor Spots to Hit This Summer

5 Epic Outdoor Spots to Hit This Summer

August 25, 2016

Calling all you travelers and adventure-seekers! In honor of The National Park Service turning 100 years-old this year, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to compile a list of a few great outdoor spots to hike and camp this summer.

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The Goal is Gold

The Goal is Gold

August 16, 2016

For many athletes, the Olympics are a far off destination. For this Colorado resident, the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs is home. Born and raised in Parker, Colorado, Stephen Garbett is going for the Gold, training in hopes of competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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The Ride of a Lifetime

The Ride of a Lifetime

July 19, 2016

 Nick Pellegrini, a Leeds Business School student at the University of Colorado and a member of the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, is taking on an unforgettable experience and riding his bike across the country.

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A Winning Habit

A Winning Habit

June 14, 2016

Elvis Rankin can't help but stand out.

Trackside, as the 8-year-old Quarter Midget racer from Denver, Colorado, prepares to compete against drivers four to six years his senior, you might wonder what kind of character it takes to overcome such a disadvantage in age.

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4 Hacks to Keep You Healthy Through the Holidays

4 Hacks to Keep You Healthy Through the Holidays

November 18, 2015

When it comes to the holidays, there are a few things you can almost always count on: The rekindling of your love-hate relationship with Christmas music, epic Black Friday throwdown videos, and of course, lots and lots of indulging. And while it may seem like a far off feat, there are things you can do to help avoid the unwanted consequences of all that merry consumption, while still enjoying the good times (and even better food) that come with the holiday season.

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Sunflower Seeds and Baseball: The Original Love Story

Sunflower Seeds and Baseball: The Original Love Story

October 15, 2015

With the Major League World Series upon us, we got to thinking…how did the sport of baseball fall for sunflower seeds? Now, the two are practically like peanut butter and jelly. Mario Kart and Nintendo 64. Even in little league, it is a common site to see kids chewing and spitting seeds before every pitch. Yet, there was once a time when baseball players chewing on this delicious snack was not a familiar sight.  

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4 Reasons To Add Sunflower Seeds To Your List Of Tailgate Staples

4 Reasons To Add Sunflower Seeds To Your List Of Tailgate Staples

September 02, 2015

Kick off football season the right way with tailgating grub that will not only win over your taste buds, but will also give you the energy and stamina you need to cheer on your favorite team. We’re not talking about the same old hot dogs you throw on the grill with a plastic fork, or the cold deli meats you happen to pick up in passing. Oh no, we’re talking American-made, flavor-packed, all-natural goodness.

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4 Reasons Sunflower Seed Are the Ultimate Back-to-School Snack

4 Reasons Sunflower Seed Are the Ultimate Back-to-School Snack

August 11, 2015

Small, but mighty beyond belief, the sunflower seed might just be this year’s back-to-school snack secret weapon for energy, stamina and overall health. Here are five reasons why you (or the kiddos) should get crackin’ before heading back to the classroom chaos:

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Sunflower Seeds: The All-American Superfood

Sunflower Seeds: The All-American Superfood

June 09, 2015

Sunflower seeds are one of the unique crops native to the American continents that are still popular today. Cultivated as early as 3000 B.C., Native American tribes honored the sunflower, using the seeds for food and oil, and other parts of the plant in ceremonies, clothing, and medicine.

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7 Items That Will Change the Way You Camp

7 Items That Will Change the Way You Camp

May 05, 2015

With summer in full force, it’s time to head out and spend some quality time with everyone’s favorite lady, Mother Nature. But before heading into the wild, make sure to equip yourself with some essential, and dare we say genius, gear and goodies to guarantee you’ll be a happy camper.

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Baseball’s Love Affair With Sunflower Seeds

Baseball’s Love Affair With Sunflower Seeds

April 02, 2015

There’s no denying that sunflower seed eating in baseball is a solid tradition. Maybe it’s the slow pace of the game, the nervous energy in the dugout, or a learned behavior from watching baseball players over the decades eat sunflower seeds. Whatever it is, it’s a tradition we embrace.

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Get Hooked on Chinook! Win Free Seeds for a Year!

Get Hooked on Chinook! Win Free Seeds for a Year!

March 10, 2015

Ready for some baseball? We are. Opening Day is April 6th, and it can’t come soon enough.

To celebrate the time-honored tradition of eating sunflower seeds at baseball games, Chinook Seedery is giving away one year’s supply of the tastiest sunflower seeds to one lucky winner. (And consolation prizes to the top five runners-up.)

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Fun Facts About the Sunflower

Fun Facts About the Sunflower

March 02, 2015

Sunflowers are a gorgeous addition to any garden and are widely cultivated due to the variety of uses for their seeds. This list of facts shows that there’s more than meets the eye with this towering flower!

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Don’t Fall Asleep At the Wheel. Eat Sunflower Seeds!

Don’t Fall Asleep At the Wheel. Eat Sunflower Seeds!

March 02, 2015

Officials estimate that drowsy driving results in nearly 100,000 vehicle accidents a year. According to the National Sleep Foundation, this results in an estimated 1,550 deaths, 71,000 injuries, and $12.5 billion in monetary losses.

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10 Best Places to Eat Sunflower Seeds

10 Best Places to Eat Sunflower Seeds

February 02, 2015

It goes without saying that sunflower seeds taste good no matter where you’re eating them. But if you enjoy the process of sucking on a shell, cracking it wide open, and then spitting it out, you might not want to break out your bag at the next PTA meeting.

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Two Simple Ways to Make the Best New Year Resolution

Two Simple Ways to Make the Best New Year Resolution

January 02, 2015

A lot of folks start their New Year off with a resolution that starts with “I won’t do,” “don’t eat this,” or “stop doing that.” But who likes to be told what they CAN’T do!?

Here at Chinook Seedery we’re all about inspiring what you CAN do. So we want to share with you two secrets that changed our resolutions forever.

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Replace Smokes with Sunflower Seeds! 2014 Great American Smokeout.

Replace Smokes with Sunflower Seeds! 2014 Great American Smokeout.

November 02, 2014

Every November on the third Thursday of the month, The American Cancer Society encourages smokers to stop smoking, even if for one day. This year The Great American Smokeout falls on November 20. TODAY!

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Natural Products Expo West 2014

Natural Products Expo West 2014

February 22, 2014

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