Spring Garden Goodness

By: Mac Stone, Farmer & Owner, Elmwood Stock Farm Home gardeners know the joy, the excitement, the feeling of accomplishment when they consume food that they cared for from a seed. There can be no food any fresher, and we know taste and flavor comes with that freshness. Be it a cherry tomato plant in … Read More.

Insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease

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! For decades, cholesterol has been vilified as the key factor driving heart attacks and strokes. While new drugs can drastically reduce LDL … Read More.

Black-Owned at Good Foods

It’s Black History Month, and in celebration of this important time, we wanted to highlight some of the Black-owned companies you can find right now on the shelves of your Co-op. On your next trip to the store, look for these brands and maybe try a new-to-you product while supporting some phenomenal Black producers in … Read More.

Start Your Self-Care Plan

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’ve likely read time and again that self-care is something we’re supposed to do, and maybe you’ve even dabbled in it … Read More.

Simple Homemade Breads

Fresh, homemade breads not only warm up your home with their enticing aromas, they also surely soothe the soul as only carbs can. Making your own bread at home allows you to customize the ingredients and flavors to your tastes while also leaving the stabilizers and preservatives often necessary for shelf-stable loaves out of the … Read More.

Easy Meals Hiding in Your Pantry

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! Let’s get back to basics: how’s your pantry looking? A well-stocked pantry can be your best friend and maybe even the spark you … Read More.

Jacob & Carolyn, Sweetgrass Granola

Located in Berea, KY, Sweetgrass Granola strives for quality, sustainability and ethics. They bake all their granola by hand in small batches in their homestead commercial kitchen outside of Berea near Crab Orchard. Their goal is to create a wholesome and holistic breakfast experience for Kentucky and the surrounding regions.

Sal, Joe & Zach, Magic Beans Coffee

Located in Lexington,  Magic Beans’ mission is to bring single-origin coffees of exceptional value to Lexington, roast them in small batches and deliver them to consumers immediately for optimal freshness. They offer some distinctive and unusual coffees not often seen in Central Kentucky: exquisite single-farm coffees, rare “micro-lot” offerings and new coffees from emerging producers.

Toa Green, Crank & Boom Ice Cream

Located in Lexington, the ingredients for Crank & Boom ice cream are simple—milk, cream, sugar, vanilla and maybe a magical new flavor combination. The method is family-tested and just as simple—a strong work ethic, a dedication to a sustainable environment, support of the local food economy and a commitment to excellent service and hospitality. https://crankandboom.com … Read More.

Marksbury Farm Market

Located in Lancaster, KY, Marksbury Farm Market is committed to building a progressive, responsible business that is locally focused and owned. They actively support good stewardship of their community’s resources through partnerships with area farmers who share their commitment to land stewardship, animal welfare and the highest quality standards to bring their products to your … Read More.