Issues

Issues

List of Back Issues by Month

NO MSG

MSG and Deceptive Labeling: The Hidden Toxic Chemical in Your Family’s Food – Part...

Last month, in Part 1 of this series on the food additive MSG (monosodium glutamate), you were introduced to MSG, learned how it’s being...
Shoppers in Bulk

The Nutrition and Education Committee’s Monthly 3-Question Survey

April’s Survey Topic: “NEC Promotes” Initiative in Bulk and Produce Please click here to go to our survey! Every month the Nutrition and Education Committee (NEC)...

The Co-op’s Beer Man: Lee Wilson

If Honest Weight Food Co-op is our home grown grocery store, then Lee Wilson is in exactly the right place, as perhaps the most...
Elections Ahead

Board Elections at April 30th Membership Meeting

Spring is here and, at Honest Weight, that means it’s time for Board elections. This year, three out of nine seats are open. We have...

An Upgrade for the Produce Department

Have you noticed anything new in our Produce Department? Take a closer look the next time you walk through the front door of Honest Weight....
Classifieds

Classifieds – April 2017

EVENTS Concert: The Mendelssohn Club of Albany's spring schedule: 4/23 St Francis Church Albany, 4/26 New Covenant Presbyterian Church Albany, 5/19 Spring Concert Chancellor's Hall Albany....
NO MSG

MSG and Deceptive Labeling: The Hidden Toxic Chemical in Your Family’s Food – Part...

What is MSG aka Processed Free Glutamic Acid? MSG (monosodium glutamate) is a human-made chemical food additive with no nutritive value, widely used in processed...

Civic Engagement…We’re There!

Because of the recent groundswell in U.S. civic engagement that many of us have been participating in, and because we highly value the democratic...
Teapot from a 1985 Coop Scoop.

Welcome from the Editors – March 2017

This issue marks a full year of bringing you the Co-op Voice. Our “team” is made up of dedicated, talented, and all-round great people,...

Taking Back the Farm

In the Central Valley of California—arguably the heartland of big American agriculture today—there's a bumper sticker shaped like California. It reads, "My job depends on...

Want to Make a Difference?

Click here to download the Board Election Packet for 2017 Or click here for more information! “Making positive changes through co-operative effort, hearing a number of...

Urban Treescapes

“He who plants a tree plants a hope,” wrote Lucy Larcom in the very first line of her poem, Plant a Tree. The poem then...

Honest Weight Food Co-op Reaches Out

Twenty-seven juniors in Mr. Bizzaro’s Advanced Placement Environmental Science class at a local high school had settled into their seats before the bell, and...
Snowboarder

Disaster Preparedness and Other Unsavory Topics

The Unexpected Event You know the old adage, “It will never happen to us,” which is all good and well—until it happens to us. World...

Smart Drugs: Helpers for Our Sleepless Age?

It’s 3 PM. Are you crushing your “To Do” list? Or are you making a bee-line to the espresso machine for a double shot...