The Salty Wisdom of a Sockeye Salmon

“Story Doula” Sylvia Lovely is one of our well-beloved class instructors here at the Co-op. Join her on September 13th for her “Writing the Stories of Your Life” class. Sign up today by clicking this link! Born in the ”hollers” of eastern Kentucky, my parents told tales of Christmas without presents – sometimes an orange … Read More.

The Grapes of Joy

This story is contributed by Sylvia Lovely, the “Story Doula”. Join us in the fall for Sylvia Lovely’s story-writing workshop, where YOU can learn to tell the stories of your life! How about a recipe for homemade grape juice! Quite simply, You pick ‘em, you mash ‘em, you simmer ‘em, you strain ‘em overnight, you … Read More.

Bittersweet Memories with a Side of Loving Laughter

By Sylvia Lovely, Connecting Our Voices, The Story Doula Several years ago, when the UK football team wasn’t doing all that well, I attended a funeral of a close friend. He died unexpectedly leaving us all in deep despair. The funeral parlor was overflowing. One after another, we came forward to offer testimonials of love. … Read More.

3 Facts You’ll Love About Local

While it may seem that big chain stores dominate the grocery scene, Good Foods Co-op is an exception. In recent years, there has been a growing movement towards buying local and supporting small businesses. When it comes to grocery shopping, shopping local at the Co-op can offer a range of benefits that you may not … Read More.

KRNL L+F Feature

Our store was recently featured in KRNL Lifestyle and Fashion magazine, a publication from students at the University of Kentucky. You can read the article here, our feature begins on page 68. We’re proud to look out for the little guy, and we believe in the power of local! It’s a great read this week.

Tomatoes, Everywhere at Once!

This article was provided by Sylvia Lovely, If winning Best Picture Oscar 2023 means anything, “Everything Everywhere at Once” says a lot about life today. Our life stories are reenactments of Dorothy and Toto in the middle of the Wizard of Oz tornado before landing in Oz to find new threats. Just as Dorothy … Read More.

Writing the Stories of Your Life – Back in Person!

Written by Sylvia Lovely I have news! I been teaching “Writing the Stories of Your Life” through the Good Foods Co-op and the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning for several years and am pleased to be a “story doula” and your chief encourager to write and share your stories! The class has really caught … Read More.

Holiday Favorites from our Staff

The holidays are a time for good food, and good times with family and friends. One of the amazing things about the Co-op is our Co-op family, and our passion for food amongst our staff members. We’ll share some of their recipes with you, in the hopes that you can enjoy some of their tried-and-true … Read More.

Sleep better tonight!

Sleep better tonight! Article provided by our friends over at Alive Magazine. Stop in the store anytime to pick up your FREE copy of Alive Magazine today! If you’re looking for a natural way to achieve relaxation and promote sleep, listen up! Sound therapy has been found to relieve stress, pain, and tension and increase … Read More.