Issues

Issues

List of Back Issues by Month

Hand holding a quill pen

Voice Mail – February 2017

Dear Co-op Voice Readers, Thank you for your letters; we appreciate and publish all that we receive. Two this month have to do with the...
Classifieds

Classifieds – February 2017

FOR SALE Honeybee Starter Colonies: Five-frame starter colony of honey bees. Hardy queen included and at least 3 frames of brood and one frame of honey/pollen....
Rick Mausert

Introducing Rick Mausert, a New Model of Leader

Honest Weight Food Co-op’s new Chief Cooperative Officer (CCO), Mr. Rick Mausert, gives the idea of “locally grown” a new twist. Hired in July...
Smallest Act of Kindness

Sightings at the Co-op: Random Acts of Kindness

-OR- Picture this: it’s one week before the Christmas holiday. The Co-op’s aisles are congested with shoppers and the cashier lines are snaking all around....
Seaweed

Chondrus crispus: Say What?

Chondrus crispus, commonly known as carrageenan, took center stage in nutrition and health debates in 2016. Also known as Irish moss, the additive is...
Bulk bins at Honest Weight Food Co-op

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

January’s Survey Topic: Bulk Department Packaging Please click here to take this month’s survey. Each month the Nutrition and Education Committee (NEC) posts a new survey...
Inflammation

The Pain is Killing Me

Who isn’t complaining of aches and pains these days? And what is it about our culture that places us at the top of the...
Kindness

Cost Savings at the Co-op

When my husband and I were both graduate students on small stipends, cooking at home was a necessity and eating reasonably well was a...
Email

Honest Weight’s E-mail Communications: 101

Ever receive e-mailed information from the Co-op and wonder what the purpose of the e-mail is for the Co-op or how or why you...
Large Food for Thought

Food for Thought

Food for Thought is the monthly film series jointly co-sponsored by the HWFC and WAMC public radio at The Linda, WAMC's peforming arts studio...
Hand holding a quill pen

Politics in the Co-op Voice

Dear Co-op Voice Editors, I read the article by Susan Fiehl and am disturbed that her political rant about our president-elect Trump was published in...
Hand holding a quill pen

A Diverse and Well-Written December Issue

To the Editor: I enjoyed the latest (December) issue of Co-op Voice for its diverse and well-written range of articles, from elderberries to Donald Trump. One...
It Takes a Village

Welcome from the Co-op Voice Editors: “It Takes a Village”

We know the phrase is a cliché, and those of us who are old enough know who borrowed it from the African continent and...
Classifieds

Classifieds – January 2017

The Mendelssohn Club of Albany, a male chorus, is always seeking new singers. We perform two major concerts yearly, at the Egg and at...
Elderberry drawing

Respect Your Elderberries

I work in a school library, with hundreds of students ages 4 to 18 who pass through the library doors each day. This is...