Increasing the stable supply of healthy local food for Whatcom County residents is a primary mission of the Co-op’s Farm Fund. In 2015, the Farm Fund created the Next Step Project to offer assistance to farmers scaling up to increase the amount of local food available to local markets.
This simple recipe from Registered Dietitian Selva Wohlgemuth is not only delicious but also perfect for folks with digestive issues or those following a Low FODMAP diet.
On September 1, 2016, local farmworkers voted to unionize. Five hundred indigenous farmworkers formed an independent union, drafted a union contract, won an $850,000 lawsuit, and established a new Washington state labor law that guarantees both hourly and piece-rate farmworkers have the right to paid 10-minute rest breaks.
Take a virtual tour through the breathtaking waters of Southeast Alaska and learn more about the fisher-artists from Nerka at their art show on display through February in the Downtown store mezzanine.
Give this simple yet elegant recipe a try tonight. Cook like a pro with easy-to-follow tips from our talented deli chef and add pan roasting to your culinary tool kit.
Co-op bakers worked for over a year to perfect this recipe. These beauties set the gold standard for fluffy, tender, cinnamon rolls; proofed overnight to enhance flavor, baked fresh every morning, and topped with a butter glaze.
Prices at the Co-op are already comparable to our competitors. In fact, prices are often considerably lower than at other local stores. But who doesn’t want to save even more money? Here are simple ways to save at the Co-op.
In December, Co-op Sustainability Coordinator Melissa Elkins attended the annual Domestic Fair Trade Association (DFTA) conference in Portland. The Co-op, Community to Community Development, and Familias Unidas por la Justicia are the only three members of the DFTA north of Seattle. Melissa snapped some photos from the event to share with us.
While there are many ways that member-owners have input and influence in the Co-op, the Co-op’s Member Affairs Committee is where the rubber often hits the road. It’s a friendly, fun, and positive group of folks—we welcome you to visit and see if serving on MAC is for you!
We dropped prices by up to 30 percent on more than 80 products, and they are the products that you use the most, including chicken, beef, and pork.