2023: International Year of the Millets

2023: International Year of the Millets

The United Nations declared 2023 the International Year of Millets, which got us pretty excited about this little grain. There are a number of reasons why the United Nations is shining a spotlight on this little-known nutri-cereal including millets’ suitability...

Fairtrade Farmers are More Resilient

Fairtrade Farmers are More Resilient

A 2022 study finds fair trade farmers experience increased economic resilience, social wellbeing, environmental sustainability and governance of their cooperatives, particularly in times of global crisis. ​ The Fairtrade System uses 2 price mechanisms, the minimum...

Gift Ideas Under $10, $20 & $50

Gift Ideas Under $10, $20 & $50

Find gifts for everyone on your list at the Co-op! Check out our ideas for budget-friendly gifting or go for a sure thing: a Co-op gift card! You can purchase in store or online here.  Under $10 Salt Crystal Tea Light Holder $6.49 Aside from glowing in stunning sunset...

How Gratitude Changes our Minds and Bodies

How Gratitude Changes our Minds and Bodies

As the holiday season swells, many of us find ourselves turning inward and reflecting. You may have an outlet for this reflection if your family traditions revolve around sharing one thing you’re thankful for at the table, making a gratitude tree, or something...

How to Host Friendsgiving

How to Host Friendsgiving

Hosting Friendsgiving  There are a myriad of (completely understandable) reasons that people choose not to celebrate Thanksgiving. You may find yourself feeling the same way this year but still longing to gather around the table with good friends and good food. If...

Supporting our Veterans

Supporting our Veterans

For many, national holidays do not carry the significance that they deserve. Some see it merely as a day that they have off of work or a day that they have to prepare for their bank being closed. For those that do have to work, it may seem as if there is no change to...

Support (Y)our Local Food Security Organizations

Support (Y)our Local Food Security Organizations

support (y)our local food security Organizations  As of October 2022, grocery store prices are 5.3% higher than they were a year ago. To put this in perspective, during the decade prior to the start of the pandemic the average annual increase in grocery store prices...