It’s now been three years since your Board of Directors granted me the privilege to lead Good Foods Co-op following the retirement of long-time General Manager Anne Hopkins in 2014. In that time, Lexington has seen incredible change in the local grocery market, mirroring the industry trends occurring nationwide. Euclid Kroger reopened shortly after I … Read More.
We have much to celebrate at Good Foods Co-op. This month marks National Co-op Month and November marks our 45th anniversary. In an effort to share our celebrations with our loyal shoppers and mark this proud milestone, we’ll be having a Truckload Sale Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15 (while supplies last). Not only … Read More.
What’s better than a hot and toasty beverage or a warm bowl of soup from the Co-op Café on a lovely autumn day? One that’s delivered in a 100% compostable package, of course! We are happy to announce that starting this month Good Foods Co-op will be transitioning to hot beverage cups, soup containers and lids … Read More.
Article by Mac Stone and published here courtesy of the Elmwood Stock Farm newsletter. I listened to a radio program discussing how the vast US agricultural industrial complex is leaving us malnourished while trying to provide affordable food to the rest of the world. It stated that the majority of US eaters are consuming way … Read More.
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 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm We all want to eat well and to enjoy our time cooking and eating. Let our tips and tools help you make the most of your pantry, your meals and your budget. From planning to presentation, you can make the most of your meals AND your … 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.