Supply Chain Issues at the Co-op

Supply Chain Issues at the Co-op

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to be felt in many aspects of our lives. One that is particularly challenging for our co-op is the impact on our food supply — demand for many products is again exceeding supply, reducing our ability to keep our shelves...

A Very Short History of BIPOC Cooperation in the US

A Very Short History of BIPOC Cooperation in the US

The cooperative business model offers communities a highly effective way to meet their needs for goods and services while prioritizing people over profit. And in 2021, you can find cooperatives in nearly all sectors of the U.S. economy. Increases in consolidation...

Late Summer Recipes ft. Corn!

Late Summer Recipes ft. Corn!

It’s August. The days are still long, the sun still warms our patios, and our gardens still give us summer’s bounty. Sweet corn is at its absolute best right now. So here are some recipes to celebrate this native North American crop first cultivated by...

$1 is Worth More in the Hands of the Food Bank

$1 is Worth More in the Hands of the Food Bank

$1 is Worth More in the Hands of the Food Bank With the proper resources, connections, and operations, Food Banks turn $1 into $6 or more. “With 42 million  people in the U.S. at risk of facing hunger due to the pandemic, donating your extra or purchased dry and...

Making Sense of the Wildfires

Making Sense of the Wildfires

Living in California, it is impossible to ignore the impact that wildfires have had on our state in recent years. As this blog is being written on 8/18/21, more than 6,500 wildfires have destroyed more than 1.3 million acres across the state so far in 2021, which is a...

Stay Cool this Summer (without turning on the AC!)

Stay Cool this Summer (without turning on the AC!)

Cool down your body Focus on cooling your body rather than cooling the house. Wrap an ice pack or frozen water bottle in a clean kitchen towel. You can also wet a washcloth, wring it out, and stick it in the fridge. Applying the ice pack or washcloth to a your pulse...

Sandwich Days of Summer

Sandwich Days of Summer

We don’t need a reason to get our sandwich on, but August is National Sandwich Month. Whether you’re bringing it in a brown bag or serving it up on a silver platter, there’s a celebratory sandwich out there for you. Try one of these!  Muffuletta...

BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month 2021

BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month 2021

We’ve partnered with the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) Yolo County, our current Round Up recipient, to bring members of our community resources for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) Mental Health Awareness Month. If you belong to the...

Plastic Free Personal Care

Plastic Free Personal Care

Use the information in this blog to remove the plastic from your personal care routine! You can find these products in our Wellness Department as of the time this blog was written. You can also opt to save some money and make your own plastic-free personal care...