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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...

Co-op Voice 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,...

Solar Energy Extravaganza!

Bill Reinhardt, a Co-op member and one of the directors of the not-for-profit Solarize Albany County, which meets every Thursday evening at the Co-op,...
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How to Make Pesto, Cheaply

To make pesto cheaply, you first need a good kitchen appliance to get the proper creamy consistency. 1. You go on an Internet hunt for...
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August 2016 Letter from the Editors

Dear Voice Readers, We're back! After a couple of months’ summer break wherein we underwent web training, welcomed new Voice staff members, and generally regrouped...
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Mostly Good News and Optimism from Recent Budget Meeting

The June 27 Co-op Budget meeting was surprisingly interesting and enjoyable. I thought Jim Guzewich, our temporary CFO, did an outstanding job of clearly,...

NEC’s New Monthly 3 Question Survey

Click here to go to our survey! What’s the NEC anyway, you ask? The Co-op’s Nutrition and Education Committee! Our purpose is to provide educational...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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