In last week’s blog post, Amy outlined nine reasons why becoming a Good Foods owner might be the best decision you make all month. She’s not wrong. Owning a piece of your local Co-op means something. When I finally decided to become a Good Foods owner, I immediately felt… different. Most notably, the dietitian side of … Read More.
About 150,000 tons of food are thrown away in the U.S. each DAY which is obviously a problem not just for the planet, but for pocketbooks too. If your food has gone bad, that’s food you can’t eat, so it’s food that will most likely be replaced which costs money and energy and the food … Read More.
One of my favorite pieces of nutrition advice is maybe the simplest: eat more fruits and vegetables. You may be rolling your eyes at the “basic” nature of that wisdom, but according to the CDC only 1 in 10 Americans gets the recommended 5 daily servings. No matter what your dietary preferences or needs, upping … Read More.
Seeds are an amazing food. Each seed contains the potential to sprout and grow into a plant—a plant that will mature and produce more seeds, which will sprout, mature and make more seeds. Every time we eat a seed, we are consuming the potential—all the protein, vitamins, minerals, enzymes—needed to grow an entire plant and … Read More.
Hello all! Kathryn here. You might know me from my recent appearances on the Co-op blog or maybe around the store as Sampling Coordinator and more recently, Floor Manager. I’m excited to finally announce I will now be offering dietitian services here at the Co-op! First, let me tell you a little more about myself. … Read More.