Rooted in Tradition: Sweet Potatoes

This piece was originally published in our “Fresh Bites” Holiday 2021 Owner Newsletter. Published by permission from grocery.coop. Find recipes, plus information about your food and where it comes from at grocery.coop. Why are sweet potatoes at the heart of so many beloved family recipes? Is it the warm color palette? The subtle, sweet flavors? … Read More.

The Growing Season Never Ends, Thankfully

By: Mac Stone, Farmer & Owner, Elmwood Stock Farm It happened again. We went from summer to winter with one week of fall weather. Technically, the first real freeze is about on time. The thing is first frost was last week, and for us did not qualify as a killing frost, since most of the … Read More.

What Local Means When It Comes to Meat

This piece was originally published in our “Fresh Bites” Holiday 2021 Owner Newsletter. Will Rush, Good Foods Co-op Meat & Cheese Manager By: Will Rush, Meat & Cheese Manager Kentucky’s own Wendell Berry said in an essay titled “The Pleasures of Eating” that “eating is an agricultural act.” This declaration, written over twenty years ago, … Read More.

“Fresh Bites” Holiday 2021 Owner Newsletter

Get ready for the holidays with us! Start planning your menu with our seasonal grab & go offerings, and fill out your holiday meal pre-order form that guarantees you can bring home your Co-op favorites! Plus, as the temperatures drop we’re sharing warming recipes for soups, stews and a variety of ways to use the local sweet … Read More.

Tips for Living Long and Well

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!   We’re living longer, healthier lives. The “third age” (between retirement and the onset of age-induced physical, emotional, and cognitive … Read More.

COVID-19’s Impact on the Environment

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!   Upon the arrival of COVID-19, many cities reported cleaner air and less pollution. Are these real, long-term benefits? The … Read More.

A Farmer-Led Future for Tea

This article was provided by our friends at Equal Exchange, which is both a worker co-op and a pioneer of Fair Trade standards and practices. With October being Co-op Month and Fair Trade Month, what better time to learn more about the history of one of the world’s most popular beverages, and how Equal Exchange … Read More.

It’s Time to Load the Larder

By: Mac Stone, Farmer & Owner, Elmwood Stock Farm How nice it is to need a long sleeve shirt first thing in the morning, again. I can handle the hot days better when the earth cools off a little at night. The cattle, sheep, pigs, dogs and cats all agree with me. As do the … Read More.