5 Hot Drinks with Functional Ingredients

When the temperature drops, hot drinks can help you stay warm, inside out. These hot drinks are made co-op style, with functional ingredients such as golden milk, matcha powder, elderberry, and more. From vegan hot chocolate to rose milk, try one of these recipes for a mug full of warmth that also supports your well-being. … Continued

Going Green for an Eco-friendly 2022

Happy New Year! The new year is a perfect chance to break old habits that aren’t working for you, build new ones, and work on goals. Many of us are looking for ways to reduce our environmental impact and live more sustainably. Here are three easy resolutions for going green in 2022! 1. Buy more … Continued

Vegan Entrees for the Holiday

Photo credits: The Tofurky Company, Quorn USA, Field Roast When you’re planning your holiday feast, you may opt for family favorites and traditional recipes. If you have a guest coming who has a special diet, there’s no need to panic or entirely revamp your menu! The co-op has a variety of vegetarian and vegan entrees … Continued

Winter skin care

Cold, dry winter air can wreak havoc on your skin: chapped hands, cracked heels, patchy blotches — it’s rough (literally)! Here are some winter skin care tips to help you counteract dry air and keep your skin moisturized and protected. Winter skin care for your face The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) says that you … Continued

Gift Wrapping Alternatives

It’s estimated that 4.6 million pounds of wrapping paper is used each year in the U.S., with only half of that getting recycled. So how can we make our gifting habits more sustainable? Try these ideas for an eco-friendly alternative to wrapping paper — better for the planet and still festive for the season. Tied … Continued

Gift Basket Ideas from the Co-op

We all want to buy that “just right” gift, but sometimes we’re stumped! Let us take the pressure off with helpful gift basket ideas! (No actual baskets required.) Make their holiday with a bundle of sustainably made, thoughtfully selected items from the co-op. From kids to foodies, from friends to family, we help you check … Continued

Cheese Board Tips for the Holiday

Charcuterie boards are a great way to add some excitement and visual appeal to your appetizer spread. Creating a beautiful and tasty board doesn’t have to be difficult. Use these tips as a starting point, then get creative and customize your cheese board to fit the tastes and theme of your gathering. Choose your canvas. Wooden … Continued

New at the Co-op, November 2021

November’s list is a big one! We’ve added a lot of items this month, from new hot sauces and sodas to fun gift ideas and other holiday necessities. Whatever you choose to try, don’t sweat the details: Our team of dedicated and informed buyers make sure that everything meets our exacting standards for safety, quality, … Continued

Meet Doubting Thomas Farms

  Before noon, organic farmer Noreen Thomas meets with a local baker, helps harvest oats, feeds her chickens, checks on the lion’s mane mushrooms she’s growing, assesses her organic rye field, and stops by a field of experimental flaxseed. And within that busy morning, she takes time to talk about her local organic farm, the … Continued