Issues

Issues

List of Back Issues by Month

What is HWFC’s “Governance Review Council?”

Functions Current Governance Review Council (GRC) member Jeff Marden describes the GRC’s function as a “check and balance,” while longtime Co-op Member Ed Miller refers...
Will We Be Kept in the Dark?

Leaders of Organic Trade Association (OTA) Sell Out on Transparent and Honest Labeling of...

In July of 2016, President Obama signed into law Senate Bill S.764, the Deny Americans the Right to Know (or DARK Act), a.k.a. the...
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October 2016 Welcome from the Editors

Dear Co-op Voice Readers, We’re giving over our welcome message this month to the upcoming Membership Meeting. We’re even reprinting information (below) you may have...
Shoppers in Bulk

Nutrition and Education Committee’s Monthly 3-Question Survey

Click here to go to our survey: Now a quick and easy multiple choice! In less than five minutes, YOU can shape the future...
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Homegrown Happening Is Coming to Honest Weight!

Saturday, October 8th from 12-4pm at the Honest Weight Food Co-op This year, the Co-op’s Homegrown Happening (formerly known as Harvest Festival) will be held in the Honest Weight...
Have an Idea?

Got an Idea? Honest Weight is Listening!

Ever feel like your suggestions for organizations you care about fall on deaf ears, or that they don’t get implemented in a meaningful way?...
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Powerful Decision Authority: Bylaws Panel Report

The Bylaws Panel was convened by the HWFC Board on June 7, 2016, and charged with creating language to correct errors and to clarify...
Q & A

Who Knows? Column Coming Soon!

Are there questions you’ve pondered about the Co-op and weren’t sure where to bring them? Here’s your chance to put those burning questions or...
Strawberries

Update on the Driscoll Boycott

In the May issue of the Voice, I shared the reasons why there was a boycott of Driscoll berries, and in particular of the...
Gingerbread House

Home Sweet Gingerbread Home 2016

The Homeless and Travelers Aid Society (HATAS) has been meeting our community’s need for shelter, food, clothing and affordable housing since 1924. For the...
Produce Section

NEC’s Monthly 3 Question Survey

Click here to go to our survey! Thank you so much for participating in last month’s survey; we received so many helpful responses! Be sure...
Coffee pot from a 1985 Coop Scoop.

September 2016 Letter from the Editors

Dear Voice Readers, As Stevie Wonder’s song says, “World, keep on turning…” The somber 15th anniversary of 9/11 has just passed, the US presidential race...
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Letter to the Editor

Hello Co-op Voice Editors, I just wanted to send you a note to say that you are doing a great job with the Voice! As a...

GMO Anti-Labeling Bill (“DARK Act”) is Now Law

Surveys have repeatedly shown that nine out of ten Americans favor the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods. Meanwhile, concerns about GE foods have...
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Co-op Profile: Abundance Food Co-op in Rochester, NY, Through the Eyes of One Long-Time...

Kathy Peters is a self-identified hippie from the 1960s who joined the Abundance Food Co-op in Rochester, NY, looking for community and a shared...