Date Request/Comment Response from the Co-op
Grocery

Request that we carry:

TeJava in small bottles for grab & go cold

Phone Call Response:

We will stock multiple Tejava 16.9oz bottles in the grab & go.

-Grocery Manager, Forrest

5/8/23 Comment:
We have been pulling weeds out of the landscaping around the Coop. Where is the city provided compost bins for this organic waste?
Thank you.

Email Response:

“Thank you for filling out a suggestion box form and for pulling weeds around the Co-op! The City provided bins are locked up in an area behind the Co-op. Our public facing bins are near the exit doors and around the corner from our patio near our employee entrance doors. However, we do have a landscaping company that should be responsible for weeding so we will definitely give them a heads up that they have been missing some spots!”

-Marketing Manager, Vince M.

Marketing

What if the Co-op did this:

Yolo County Search and Rescue as a suggested vote for change recipient https://www.yolosar.org/

Email Response:

“Thank you for reaching out and inquiring about having Yolo County Search and Rescue added to our annual Vote for Change list. While this year’s list is already set, we are hoping to have this as part of next year’s Elections as well. When you get the chance, please fill out a Round Up application at the link below. This is where we will collect info for organizations to add to next year’s ballot. https://davisfood.coop/round-up-donation-application/

-Marketing Manager, Vince M.

Grocery Request that we carry:
Traditional Medicinals Moringa Tea

Email Response:

“Hi John,
Thanks for your suggestion, I will go ahead and bring the Moringa tea from traditional medicinals back into the store. It should be on shelf next week.
Thank you!”

-Grocery Manager, Forrest

Grocery Request that we carry:
505 Medium Hatch Green Chilis- Hands down the best hatch green in a jar outside of NM!

Phone Call Response:

“It looks like that product is currently not available from our distributors at this time. I can reach out and inquire about the possibility of them bringing on more products from 505.”

-Grocery Manager, Forrest

Marketing Request that we carry:
Wine Tasting classes at the the Teaching Kitchen

Email Response:
“Thank you for reaching out about wine tasting classes in the Teaching Kitchen. I teach many of our classes and coordinate the kitchen’s schedule with our Marketing Team. That being said, I am not personally a wine expert, but I can work with our Specialty Department to see what may be possible!

We currently release class schedules each season, so be on the lookout for summer’s schedule in the next few weeks. I am currently planning these classes and will try to make a wine tasting happen. If not for the summer, then fall.

Our Specialty team has been inviting wineries in for in-store demos, which give you the opportunity to try the wines and chat with the winemaker in many cases. We’ll announce those in our weekly newsletter so be on the lookout!

Let me know if there is anything else I can help with.”
-Marking Specialist, Christine

Grocery Request that we carry:
Against the Grain GF Baguette-Rosemary

Email Response:

“Hi Michelle,
Thank you for your product suggestion. I will bring back the Rosemary baguette from Against the Grain and it should be on the shelf in a few days. Thank you!”

-Grocery Manager, Forrest

Grocery

Request that we carry:

Rick’s Picks Relish- we use to carry it

Email Response:

“Hi Laura, Thank you for your suggestion, I looked into it and it looks like Rick’s Picks relish is unavailable at the moment. It has been delisted from our distributors and I can’t seem to find it listed anywhere other than directly from Rick’s Picks website. I will continue to look for it and I will reach out to the company to see what happened and let you know. Thank you!”

-Grocery Manager, Forrest

Deli Comment:
From the deli that removed tofu (ok I know you have peanut flavor but who puts that on a deli sandwich???) from the menu, still doesn’t offer a vegan cheese (yes I know you have shredded mozzarella but who puts that on a deli sandwich???!) or protein for deli sandwiches. Also removed the vegan potato and pasta salad (that was almost always sold out before lunch) and has nothing good or substantial every single time I go in for food.

Response:

The Deli Manager will be looking into a sliced, vegan cheese option. The Deli will work on bringing back the vegan potato and pasta salad.

5/27/23 Request that we carry:
You used to carry a beer known as ‘Tank 7’ by Boulevard brewing. I thought it was amazing, and bought it a second time as well. However I haven’t been able to find it at the store lately. If you carry this beer again, I will be sure to pick it up again!

Response:

We no longer carry this item as it was a slow mover for us.

-Beer, Wine, Spirits Specialist, Katie