This post was written by Co-op champion, cat advocate and zero waste hero, Malinda O’Quinn. Municipal solid waste is the third largest human-related source of methane emissions in the United States. In 2000, the EPA reported that each person generates 4.74 pounds of solid waste per day. By living a little more intentionally, we can … Read More.
This post was written by guest blogger, Good Foods owner and all-around community superstar Ryan Koch. Fifteen years ago I was studying to become a clinical therapist. I also spent a lot of time each week scanning groceries at Good Foods. I was fairly new in town and this job helped me to meet a … Read More.
By: Co+op, stronger together It’s estimated that on a household level, families throw away 14-25% of the food they buy. Imagine saving up to a quarter of your food budget with just one step: waste less food! In addition to financial savings, reducing food waste at home is one of the best things you can do to … Read More.
This post was written by guest blogger, future dietitian, zero-waste warrior and amazing Instagrammer (if you’re into food photos), Brandon Pearson. In a sea of diet trends, the low-FODMAP diet is starting to make headlines here in the United States as a treatment for IBS, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome. The diet was originally developed at … Read More.
By: Co+op, stronger together Today, the vast majority of food in the United States is produced by an industrial system built on corn and soybeans. These commodity crops are used to make a wide variety of processed foods and used as feed for livestock. Unfortunately, this system is taking a toll on human health, animals and … Read More.
By: Claudia Broman A simple lunchtime meal could look drastically different without bees. We can thank these pollinators for making food happen about one out of every three times we take a bite of many of our favorite foods like blueberries, peaches, blackberries, grapefruit, raspberries, oranges, pears and plums. As pollinators, bees flitting around apple orchards … Read More.
This post was written by Annalaura Maranville, a member of your Co-op Cafe Team and a plant-based eating enthusiast. Eight years ago, I stumbled upon a brochure about veganism. I’d been in an on-again-off-again relationship with vegetarianism for years, but on this particular day, I was struck with an unavoidable conviction to go fully vegan. After … Read More.
By: Molly Herrmann for Co-op, Stronger Together There is nothing that can turn a good day to bad faster than coming home and trying to feed your child dinner (emphasis on the trying.) It can be a very frustrating experience if your child has limited foods they are willing to eat or if they liked … Read More.
By: Jesse Haas for Co-op, Stronger Together I run around with a group of incredibly active and strong people, several of whom also enjoy a friendly weightlifting competition now and then. It’s been interesting seeing how their diets have changed to keep up with the nutritional demands of their training. Their focus, in large part, is … Read More.
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.