Issues

Issues

List of Back Issues by Month

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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...
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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...
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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 – 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...
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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...
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Getting to Know…Honest Weight’s “Chalk Artist,” Derrick Forget

If you’ve shopped at Honest Weight Food Co-op (HWFC) in the last few years, you’ve probably noticed the unique chalk signs advertising products at...
Mulled Wine

Mull Your Way through Winter with the Co-op!

As the days grow shorter and cooler, iced tea, lemonade and that cold, post-yardwork beer begin to lose their appeal. In my household, Thanksgiving...
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Buying Local

The previous piece in this series on national cooperatives mentioned the importance of buying local in an age when most grocery stores or websites...

Indiana Food Co-Op Closes Storefronts: Cooperative Movement, Take Notice!

Owned and controlled by the people they serve, cooperatives have a long and respected history in the United States. The following are fundamental aspects...
Produce Section

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

December’s Survey Topic: Produce Each month, the Nutrition and Education Committee (NEC) asks you about your buying habits, concerns, and opinions. Your answers help determine...
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Welcome from the Editors – Presence over Presents

Why does it feel so good to give? I’m not talking about giving a present. I’m talking about being present, through the gift of presence,...
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To My Friends: A Member-Owner Opinion Piece

To my friends who think I am not planning on giving Donald Trump a chance to govern now that the election is over, and...

Classifieds – December 2016

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

Behind the Cooperative Movement; a monthly Voice series The first article in this series behind the national cooperative movement introduced a few key questions: What...