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Co-op Kids Shout Out!

Here's A Honey of an Idea for kids of the Co-op: Write to let me know (in an essay of 50 words or less,...
Spring Harvest

Eating in Season: May Foods

May: It’s a revelation, even after the mild winter of 2016, to feel sun, smell grass, hear rain, and feel a warm wind. No...
Muddy boots

Are You a “Member” of the Honest Weight Food Co-op?

Until the fall of 2015 I, like many other members, had not really been fulfilling my role under the Co-op’s Bylaws. I was content...
Produce at the Bushwick Food Co-op

Co-op Profile: Bushwick Food Cooperative in Brooklyn, NYC

Folks at the Bushwick Food Co-op know what they are up against. In New York City, co-ops open and close with regularity, and while wanting...
Strawberries

BOYCOTT DRISCOLL! (“We Don’t Know That”)

We all know Driscoll’s organic strawberries. But did you know that under the Driscoll name the family-owned company markets a full range of organic...
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May 2016 Letter from the Editors

Welcome, Co-op Voice Readers, Our issue this month is largely devoted to a variety of takes on membership. We hear from several HW members who...
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Committee Corner May 2016

HWFC Membership Committee: We Have Energy! Cathy Holmes HWFC Nominating Committee: We're All About the Elections! Erin Walsh
Regina Dew

Video Clip: More Quail Street Tales & Community

Video Clips and Images Courtesy Jill Malouf RUSSELL ZIEMBA: Honest Weight started and it just…whenever…it pushed out when the need was there. And we always...
Rezin Adams

Video Clip: Early Buying Clubs

ALAN MCCLINTOCK: My wife and I were members of…there were four families that were all part of a buying club unit. And we actually...
Board Candidates at the April membership meeting

Reports from the April 17th, 2016 Annual Membership Meeting

April 17th Meeting Report: One Member's Perspective Ivette Alfonso A Day and Life as an Honest Weight Food Co-op Member Margot Jones-Henderson A Member Report on the April...
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Voice Mail – May 2016

Letters to the Editors of the Co-op Voice Environmental Working Group and GMOs The Distinction Between Shareholders and Owners Being a Working Member-Owner vs. Being an Employee

Classifieds – May 2016

We now offer free classified ads! Check out our ads, and send in your own. Wanted: Volunteer Help If I'm not in the coop shopping, attending...
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Printable Membership Meeting Announcement

Click here to download a printable PDF of the meeting announcement above!
Coffee pot from a 1985 Coop Scoop.

Letter from the Editors April 2016

Welcome to the second issue of the Co-op Voice – the newsletter by and for members. We appreciate the feedback we've heard so far...
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Note on Compassionate Communication

As a past working member, I'm devoted to the Honest Weight Food Co-op and shop there on a weekly basis. I’ve also been following...