Co-op Voice June 2017

Co-op Voice June 2017

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...
kids enjoying tastes of kombucha!

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...
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Families, Fun, and Learning: Summer Music Activities With The Kids!

Every child dreams of a summer vacation full of fun and relaxation. Parents (and others with kids in their lives) want to ensure that...
Help Is On The Way

Help Is on the Way

I recently had an opportunity to talk with a couple of the Co-op's member-owners who earn their hours as a “Shopper's Helper,” helping Co-op...
Shoppers in Bulk

The Nutrition and Education Committee’s Monthly 3-Question Survey – Bulk Madness!

June’s Survey Topic: Your Shopping Experience Please click here to go to our survey! Every month the Nutrition and Education Committee (NEC) posts a survey in...

Calling All Body Tattoo Art!

Summer is here, and the time is right – for showing off your favorite tattoos! There's some awesome ink out there. Have a tattoo...

Knife Sharpening Returns to Honest Weight

Have you ever tried to cut a tomato with a blunt knife, only to have it glance off and miss your finger? Summer's here....

Stay Tuned! Co-op Happenings

Things continue to move and shake at the Co-op, thanks to a robust bottom line, a sort-of new-ish CCO, an eager Board, and plenty...
Coffee pot from a 1985 Coop Scoop.

Editor’s Reflection

Dear Co-op Voice Reader; Over the past year and a half of establishing this newsletter, an evolving team has pulled together to create the look,...
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“Food For Thought” at The Linda

I’ve always believed the Capital District is lucky to have The Linda’s “Food for Thought” documentary film series.   Here’s what you missed on June 15th:...