April is Earth Month, a wonderful time to reflect on how we’re impacting our planet and maybe explore a new, greener habit. Zero waste shopping is one way to greatly minimize your impact, and there are so many options to get started! Here at the Co-op, we’re researching the best zero waste shopping strategies and … Read More.
This article was first featured in the spring edition of Fresh Bites, our quarterly owner newsletter. As a dietitian, one of my primary goals is to help folks make peace with food and body. I care far less about what you eat than your overall relationship to food. However, this was not always the case. At … Read More.
In a time when most Americans don’t see a point in voting in political elections, it can be hard to believe our voice matters. The magnitude of problems like inequality, poverty and environmental distress faced by people today can be another reason for the mass disillusionment that has led some experts to start referring … 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.
This article was first featured in our Spring 2019 Newsletter & Annual Owners Report. To see the full version, click here. As a cooperative business, one of the most important things we do is listen. And when it comes to listening, one of the most important stakeholder groups we need to be listening to is, … Read More.
There are numerous benefits to eating at home and preparing your own food. In fact, it’s one of the best things we can do for our own nutrition and the health of our families. But often it just doesn’t seem feasible with all of our other day-to-day obligations. There may be real obstacles keeping us … Read More.
We wrap up last year and look forward to the year ahead. Read up on the movement for health at every size, see how new wellness products could help you meet your 2019 health goals, and get updates on our financials and the exciting unveiling of our new Owner Rewards program. Click on the photo … 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.
I am not a nut milk enthusiast by nature. In fact, milk (cow’s milk, that is) was my favorite drink from age 0-28 or so. As I got older and, like many adults, my body had less ability to effectively digest cow’s milk, I started cutting back. A few years ago when I switched to … Read More.