Issues

Issues

List of Back Issues by Month

Honest Weight Earth Day 2017

On Saturday, April 22, Honest Weight members joined people worldwide in celebrating Earth Day. The store was busy, bursting with music, good food, crafts,...

What’s in a Label?

The Organic Trade Association (OTA), which represents America's largest organic food producers, recently proposed a new bill for farmers to receive organic certification in...

Third Annual Albany Tea Festival Arrives on Friday, June 2nd

Tea is hot—even when it’s iced. So, if you’re a tea lover or just tea curious, join us for the Third Annual Albany Tea...
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Honest Arts Exhibition

The newly formed Honest Arts Committee opened its first official show on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, in the hallway by the Teaching Kitchen...

Recycle This!

Entering the Co-op parking lot from the Watervliet Avenue Extension side in the early afternoon on Earth Day, anyone would notice the most obvious...

Earth Day 2017 at Honest Weight

The very first Earth Day took place on April 22, 1970, bringing "20 million Americans out into the spring sunshine for peaceful demonstrations in...

Calling for an Environment Committee at Honest Weight Food Co-op

We live in the Anthropocene, the recently-named geological period in which human activity is altering the earth. We’ve disrupted the carbon cycle by burning...
What to Eat?

Hmmm…What to Eat?

“Hmmm...What to eat?” Like it or not, it’s a question that gets asked every day because – of course – every day we have...
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Honest Arts Committee Debuts Earth Day Events

HONEST ARTS COMMITTEE MISSION STATEMENT The Arts Committee strives to enhance the Co-op’s appearance and promote cultural arts both within the Co-op and in the greater...
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Editors Reflection: Earth Day 2017

The commodification of Earth Day means that every business jumps on the green wagon to show how they are doing something for the planet....
NO MSG

MSG and Deceptive Labeling: The Hidden Toxic Chemical in Your Family’s Food – Part...

Last month, in Part 1 of this series on the food additive MSG (monosodium glutamate), you were introduced to MSG, learned how it’s being...
Shoppers in Bulk

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

April’s Survey Topic: “NEC Promotes” Initiative in Bulk and Produce Please click here to go to our survey! Every month the Nutrition and Education Committee (NEC)...

The Co-op’s Beer Man: Lee Wilson

If Honest Weight Food Co-op is our home grown grocery store, then Lee Wilson is in exactly the right place, as perhaps the most...
Elections Ahead

Board Elections at April 30th Membership Meeting

Spring is here and, at Honest Weight, that means it’s time for Board elections. This year, three out of nine seats are open. We have...

An Upgrade for the Produce Department

Have you noticed anything new in our Produce Department? Take a closer look the next time you walk through the front door of Honest Weight....