Hurricanes have devastated much of the southern United States over the past few weeks and even for those of us here in Kentucky, that weather is causing some conundrums. Photo credit: www.wunderground.com Produce peril is one thing that will most likely have a direct effect on what we eat throughout the winter and what’s available … Read More.
It’s almost fall, and as the heat and humidity finally begin to simmer down here in Lexington (whew!), often our schedules tend to amp up. September marks the migration back to the classroom! With this comes more planning, more hustling, and way less down time in the evenings as homework and projects must be completed … Read More.
We’re collecting donations for victims of Hurricane Harvey thanks to our Give Where You Live partner God’s Pantry Food Bank and their parent organization Feeding America. You can drop bottled water and non-perishable ready-to-eat food (like protein bars, nuts, etc.) at the barrel in our cafe. To donate money directly to Feeding America’s hurricane relief … Read More.
September bridges the gap between hot summer days and crisp fall nights. It’s an exciting time that incorporates lots of flavors here in Kentucky; the end of the summer squashes and the welcoming of apple season. Our latest edition of “Fresh Bites” is packed full of recipes, easy weeknight dinner ideas, an introduction to our … Read More.
Fighting AIDS is as easy as eating at your favorite co-op! September 14th we’ll be joining restaurants all over the city to donate 25% of the profits from every meal purchased to AVOL, an organization that seeks to stop the spread of AIDS and empower those who are affected by it. A portion of this … Read More.
Summer may be unofficially coming to a close this weekend, but we’re keeping the party going with Sampling Saturday. You can come meet the people behind some of your favorite local products and you can try something new. We have Jun Bug, Baqua, Nate’s Coffee, Bev’s Best Brittle, Uncle Kenny, City Roastery, and Sassa Bella … Read More.
Good Foods Co-op is proud to be a sponsor of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival. It’s a celebration and motivation of community and activism and now the California-based event is coming to Lexington Thursday, August 17th! You can learn more at their website: https://www.wildandscenicfilmfestival.org/ and buy tickets at the Kentucky Theater’s website: http://www.kentuckytheater.com/
Some recently-packaged Comfy Cow pints may have been exposed to E. Coli. That’s according to an email the CEO of the company sent to our frozen foods buyer today. The product in question was sold in Kentucky and other areas between June 13th and July 21st of this year. You can get full details of … Read More.
Starting Tuesday, August 1st, the first 100 people to become new co-op owners will get a bag of goodies from local vendors. That’s in addition to all of the regular benefits like 10% off your first purchase, 20% off during semi-annual owner appreciation days, special weekly discounts, voting rights, possible patronage rebates and more! If … Read More.
Saturday, August 5th from 11:00-2:00, come meet some of our favorite local vendors and sample what they have to offer. Baqua, Magic Beans, Nate’s Coffee, and Uncle Kenny are already on the schedule and there’s plenty more to come, so mark your calendar and don’t miss it!