3 Sizzling Salads

Article provided by Alive Publishing Group. Sizzling salads are just the beginning! You can find more great articles anytime on alive Connect, or grab a copy of the latest printed issue of alive Magazine next time you’re in Good Foods Co-op. It’s free! Fire up the grill for these spring dishes Practically anything can sizzle over a flame, … Read More.

2020 Food Co-op Impact Report

Posted by permission from Co+op, welcome to the table. Find recipes and information about your food and where it comes from at www.welcometothetable.coop.   What is a food co-op? We’re your friendly, democratically controlled, community-owned grocery store. Unlike corporate chains, we’re independent and owned by folks in the community who shop here. Everyone is welcome … Read More.

Kentucky: Home of the Best Food in the World

By: Mac Stone, Farmer & Owner, Elmwood Stock Farm Out here on the banks of the Elkhorn Creek, our tractors turn soil, rich with microbes metabolizing minerals to nourish crops to feed people. By feeding our soils with cover crops and grazing livestock on (with) them, we are able to provide food for people as … Read More.

Why Gardening is Good for You

Article provided by Alive Publishing Group. You can find more great articles anytime on alive Connect, or grab a copy of the latest printed issue of alive Magazine next time you’re in Good Foods Co-op. It’s free! Wouldn’t it be sweet if a single activity could improve mental and physical health, boost quality of life, cost next to nothing … Read More.

Start Writing No Matter What

This post was written by guest blogger Sylvia Lovely, a Lexington restauranteur, radio show host, author, speaker and teacher, for our upcoming online class in partnership with the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning, “Writing the Stories of Your Life”, happening via Zoom as a 3-part workshop starting April 7th.  “Start writing no matter what. … Read More.

Spring Garden Goodness

By: Mac Stone, Farmer & Owner, Elmwood Stock Farm Home gardeners know the joy, the excitement, the feeling of accomplishment when they consume food that they cared for from a seed. There can be no food any fresher, and we know taste and flavor comes with that freshness. Be it a cherry tomato plant in … Read More.

Start Your Self-Care Plan

Article provided by Alive Publishing Group. You can find more great articles anytime on alive Connect, or grab a copy of the latest printed issue of alive Magazine next time you’re in Good Foods Co-op. It’s free!   You’ve likely read time and again that self-care is something we’re supposed to do, and maybe you’ve even dabbled in it … Read More.

Easy Meals Hiding in Your Pantry

Article provided by Alive Publishing Group. You can find more great articles anytime on alive Connect, or grab a copy of the latest printed issue of alive Magazine next time you’re in Good Foods Co-op. It’s free! Let’s get back to basics: how’s your pantry looking? A well-stocked pantry can be your best friend and maybe even the spark you … Read More.

Comfort Foods From the Farm

By: Mac Stone, Farmer & Owner, Elmwood Stock Farm Having only left the farm a handful of times since March, Ann and I have enjoyed nothing but homegrown meals for nine months as of this writing. We did get carry-out from an old favorite restaurant twice, but other than that, it was farm-cooked. Fortunately, we … Read More.

The Co-op Difference During a Pandemic

By Robert Walker, Retail Operations Manager This piece was originally published in our “Fresh Bites” Holiday 2020 Owner Newsletter. As many of us begin searching our closets for our favorite jacket, sweater or scarf, we’re also looking forward to the warmth of the holiday season. The holidays not only allow us to create special memories … Read More.