Monthly Archives: September 2010

Bulk agave back in the house

We have bulk agave nectar available once again. Woot! Bring your own container or buy one at the co-op. Advertisements

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New sign going up

East Village Grieve has all the details. Here’s Marcus of Patrick Nash Designs installing the new sign, based on the winning design of our logo contest.

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Gigantic Neck Pumpkin

Lancaster sent us some crazy huge pumpkins. Make some friends and split one of these–or make a huge batch of squash soup and share or freeze. Customer Kirk poses with one.

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Breezie Maples Farm Maple Syrup from New York wins “The Tasties”!

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ — The October issue of Cooking Light (www.CookingLight.com) features the brand’s first-ever Taste Test Awards – “The Tasties.” The editors tested 200 food products and came up with the best-tasting winners in 32 categories. Twenty-six … Continue reading

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Produce delivery schedule this week

There will be a very large delivery Tuesday instead of deliveries today, Monday and Wednesday. Friday will resume regular deliveries.

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Local grains featured in Edible Manhattan

So, the co-op always gets a big stack of the magazine Edible Manhattan to give away (apparently Whole Foods shoppers have to pay). Anyway, last month I was flipping through the July/August edition and noticed a really informative article on … Continue reading

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Hen rotation at the farm

Our egg distributor at Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative has informed us that we’ll have a drop in egg supply for a few weeks while the flocks are being rotated, due to the weather changing. Be on the look out for … Continue reading

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Organic Strawberry Buzz

A former co-op member sent in a link to this NPR segment which discusses a recent study on organic strawberries. Host Ira Flatow introduces the idea that people primarily buy organic food because of perceived health benefits. The segment is … Continue reading

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Corporations and the Cooperative

What do a half-billion eggs have to do with democracy? The massive recall of salmonella-infected eggs, the largest egg recall in U.S. history, opens a window on the power of large corporations over not only our health, but over our … Continue reading

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