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.

31 Days to Zero Waste in 2021

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 can also find more zero waste shopping tips on our website. We’re using up earth’s resources much faster than they can be … Read More.

8 Ways to Practice Hygge, The Danish Art of Coziness

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! The Danish word hygge (pronounced “hoo-gah”) lacks an English equivalent, but can be roughly translated as “coziness.” Conjuring images of snuggling around a … 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.

Holiday Getaways? Decoding COVID-19 Vacays

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! To stay or to go? That is the wintertime travel question in this COVID year. Should we or could we … Read More.

Home-baked Gifts: Recipes for Sharing

Reprinted by permission from welcometothetable.coop. Find recipes, plus information about your food and where it comes from at welcometothetable.coop. You can also find printed versions of this recipe in our Holiday 2020 edition of “Fresh Bites“. Looking for a simple, thoughtful gift idea? These irresistible holiday treats are sure to delight. Line a gift box … Read More.

Are You a Super Saver?

By Dacia Williamson, Grocery Manager This piece was originally published in our “Fresh Bites” Holiday 2020 Owner Newsletter. What we eat impacts so many parts of our lives: our health, how we socialize and the well-being of our community-at-large, to name a few. With all of these food-focused factors in mind, and with our organizational … Read More.

Eat Like You Mean It, Even in Winter

By: Mac Stone, Farmer & Owner, Elmwood Stock Farm We have had to use the phrase “walk like you mean it” more than a few times at Elmwood Stock Farm over the years when one of us—usually the new guy—is not showing enough hustle attending to some urgent situation. We also adopted an “eat like … Read More.

Giving Thanks for Covidtimes

By Kat Luchtefeld, General Manager This piece was originally published in our “Fresh Bites” Holiday 2020 Owner Newsletter. It’s no secret that I’m a “glass half full” kind of person. I consciously choose to experience the world as full of opportunities versus challenges, and when faced with apparent adversity, I focus my attention on any … Read More.

Cheese Plate Perfection

Hello, my name is Kathryn, I’m a dietitian and my favorite food is cheese. Cheese can often get a bad rap because of its high-fat content, but the truth is we need fat in our diets and cheese can be a great source of calcium, protein, vitamins A and B12, as well as zinc, phosphorus … Read More.