Issues

Issues

List of Back Issues by Month

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How Investing A Little Time At The Co-op Can Bring You Big Discounts, And...

We all come together because of our shared interest in this cooperative, but what does it mean to be a co-op, anyway? The U.S....

A Call for Art, and Artists

Some people have churches; some go to the gym; others do yoga. But certain folks in our Honest Weight community practice and live for...

Learn Something at the Co-op

Learning opportunities abound at the Co-op.  In fact, a rich variety of classes are offered every month at the Co-op, and they are all...

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

July’s Survey Topic: What brings you to the Co-op? Please click here to go to our survey! Every month, the Nutrition and Education Committee (NEC) posts...

Letter to the Editor – Those not-so-bad nukes, NOT!

Dear Co-op Voice Editors and other Readers, In the June article “Nuclear, Solar, Grid,” we were warned that the views about nuclear and solar energy...

A Musical Journey: From the Streets of Laredo to Watervliet Avenue, Albany

I played my first song, “The Streets of Laredo,” also known as “The Cowboy's Lament,” on a five-dollar ukulele that my mom bought for...

Dogs Love Carrots, and Other Family Secrets: An Oklahoma Girl Prioritizes Healthy Living

Dogs love carrots, hungry cats will eat dog food, and your body must remain alkaline for true health and happiness. That’s right, alkaline. Much...

Remembering Ed Miller, with Levity and Appreciation

Ed Miller, one of the founders of Honest Weight Food Co-op, passed away May 3, 2017, due to A.L.S. After a courageous resistance, he...

A Co-op Conversation with Greg Pedrick on Solar Power, Nuclear Energy, and The Grid

Like many of us at the Co-op, I am very interested in the energy challenges facing our world. While I have read a lot...
Summer Learning

Summer Learning Loss: Stemming the Tide

The phenomenon of measurably lower academic abilities in school kids in September compared to their performance in the previous June is so well known...

Summer: Time to Chicken Out!

Ever since woman invented fire and the wheel, humans have been enjoying meat cooked on the rotisserie. Finally, we have rotisserie chicken at the...

Beans and Rock: Martha Moscowitz & Honest Weight’s Bulk Department

Walk through any of our local supermarkets  –  even Whole Foods or Trader Joe’s – and immediately you’ll notice the miasma of elevator music...
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Shopping at the Co-op with Kids

If you have kids, perhaps you don’t bring them grocery shopping because you love and crave the alone time to focus on the task...

Pollinators in Our Backyards

Last year, a representative from the New York State Pollinator Protection Plan mailed a questionnaire to me asking for recommendations on how the greater...
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June 2017 – Voice Mail

Dear Co-Op-ers, In June, Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement and thereby crippled the world’s chance to avoid a...