Issues

Issues

List of Back Issues by Month

Voice Mail – September 2018

This month, we received one letter to the Co-op Community. Letter from Louise Maher-Johnson  Hi Co-op Voice, I appreciate this newsletter as an important member-consumer means of...
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Styrofoam Ban Passed by County Legislature

On August 13, 2018, the Albany County Legislature voted 23-13 in favor of Local Law L, which would establish a comprehensive ban on the...

2018 Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair

On Saturday, October 20th from 10 am - 4 pm Community Advocates for Sustainable Energy will hold their third annual Renewable Energy and Sustainable...

Wage Compression – What’s Next?

At the June Honest Weight Food Co-op (HWFC) Membership Meeting, Member-Owners strongly supported meaningful action to address the issue of wage compression, both in...
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Editors Reflection: Welcome to the July Issue

This month the Co-op Voice is publishing a vacation issue – a shortened newsletter focusing on current Co-op events. We share an article recounting...

Results from the Nutrition and Education Committee’s Monthly 3-Question Surveys

The Nutrition and Education Committee (NEC) has been posting a survey in the Co-op Voice for almost two years now, and we’d like to...

HWFC Membership Meeting June 18, 2018

Board President, Carolynn Presser started the meeting at 6:20 by announcing that we had reached quorum Jim Kaufman, a co-chair of the GRC, presented a...

Poetry Corner: At the Silarian Cafe

At the Silarian Café We had dinner in that State of Mind where the Sun rises over Albany. The patio rimmed by sugar maples was lit by garnet...

Voice Mail – July 2018

This month, we received two letters to the Co-op Community. Letter from Linda Casale  Letter from Grace Nichols  Paula, Mollie, Meg and the Voice Newsletter Team, hello...

Classifieds – July 2018

MENDELSSOHN CLUB Mendelssohn Club of Albany holds an open call for men singers every Wednesday at 7 o’clock at new Covenant Church, 916 Western Ave....
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Eggs…a Summertime Reprise

Three of my favorite meals involve eggs. This is fortunate, because we eat a lot of eggs here at the farm when things get...
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Protecting Our Collective Voices

Dear Co-op Voice Readers! We’re still here and publishing on the third Sunday of each month. Our focus is on sharing stories about the Co-op...

Our Reporter Was There: Board Meeting 5/15/18

The special Board Meeting to approve the June Membership Meeting Notice and Meeting Agenda in accordance with the Bylaws timeline took place on May...

Protecting Native At-Risk Medicinal Plants

When one thinks of an endangered species, a panda or a polar bear or a leopard may come to mind. But did you know...

Voice Team Seeks a Few New Members

Intro to Co-op Voice Web Content Management Monday, July 2 at 5pm Pine Hills Branch of the Albany Public Library Large meeting room 517 Western Ave., Albany The Co-op...