Mom Life: Psyche Glimpses and Gift Ideas

I’m not a mom. Some people consider their pets children, but my cat is more of a really surly roommate who thinks it’s fun to stand on my face at 3:00 in the morning. Which I suppose could be said about some kids too, but I don’t think that qualifies me as a mom. I … Read More.

Common Questions and Answers About a Gluten-Free Diet

  This post was written by our own Kathryn Dickens, Floor Manager and resident Registered Dietitian Nutritionist at Good Foods Co-op. It’s a very brief overview of what she’ll be discussing in her May 23rd class: Gluten-Free Fundamentals. You can get details and buy tickets here.   Photo credit: cocoroselle.com What is the gluten-free diet? The … Read More.

Town Hall Update: Your Voice Heard

Good Foods Co-op General Manager, Bill Bickford This past Sunday we held the second of two Owner Town Hall Meetings scheduled as a follow-up to our recent Annual Owner Report.  While not quite as heavily attended as the last event, we still had a solid turnout, and it was nice to have a dialog with … Read More.

Why You Should Care About Dirt

Soil is critical to life on earth. More than 99% of our food comes from soil! And that’s not all – we rely on soil to clean and store water, support biodiversity and regulate our climate. To keep our planet healthy for future generations, we need to take care of our soil. Some agricultural practices, including over-tilling, … Read More.

Meet Kathryn Dickens, Our New Dietitian

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.

Natural Egg Dyeing Tips & Cool Tricks

Content provided by: Co+op, stronger together   Egg dyeing is a fun way to celebrate this time of year—and it’s a tradition that goes way back—as much as 5,000 years when Persians celebrated springtime with eggs colored with plant-based dyes. Plant dyes can be just as useful today and they’re plentiful; in fact you very well … Read More.

Town Hall Update: Your Questions Answered

Good Foods Co-op General Manager, Bill Bickford This past Sunday, Good Foods hosted the first of two scheduled Owner Town Hall Meetings to discuss the future of our Co-op following the publication of our Annual Owner Report. This was not the first time we’ve held such an event. The board began hosting these opportunities to … Read More.

Beyond Corned Beef: Irish Inspired Recipes

Eeeeeeew. Let’s just not. When I think of St. Patrick’s Day food, I think of Irish soda bread, corned beef and probably some cabbage and potatoes thrown in. Oh, and consumables dyed an unnatural shade of green. While many people love these foods, I find that the variations offered rarely do the ingredients or dishes … Read More.

How I Learned to Shop My Co-op on a Budget

Me every time I listened to The Decemberists pre-2009 My friends tried to get me to listen to The Decemberists for years. A few of them would even put their music physically into my hands so there would be no excuse for me to not listen. Primarily in order to end the nagging, I listened … Read More.