Category Archives: Call to action

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Our compostable produce bags

Learn why we carry Commit to Green’s compostable produce bags and the benefits of composting here.      

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Only 21 days of our fridge repair fund left

Our produce fridge was recently fixed, but we still owe on repair costs. We are $1155 away from paying off this unanticipated expenditure.  For decades, the 4th Street Food Co-op has provided the NYC community with high-quality, affordable organic food … Continue reading

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4th Street Food Co-op’s Fridge Repair Fund

Make a donation to the 4th Street Food Co-op’s Fridge Repair Fund this #GIVINGTUESDAY! Donate here Our produce fridge was recently fixed, but we still owe on repair costs. With our fridge broken for over a month, we need your help getting back … Continue reading

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Left Forum Movement Event Calendar

Left Forum Movement Event Calendar

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Our Produce Cooler Needs Your Help

Please check out the video created by co-op members Ashley and Giustina. An unexpected repair bill will make it difficult to continue our mission of providing affordable, consistent, organic produce for the community. If you can spare a little extra, we … Continue reading

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Cayuga needs our help!

Our popular vendor, Cayuga Pure Organics, needs help after a recent fire, to fill in the gaps that insurance doesn’t meet. They provide many of our locally grown organic grains and beans, including freekeh, farro, oats, and soy beans. Having … Continue reading

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Zero Plastic Week June 10-16: Day 3

Recently I read about a new innovation that could hopefully revolutionize the way we package all sorts of things, and more. Two co-inventors, Gavin McIntyre and Eben Bayer, were featured in the New Yorker talking about their fungus-based plastic being … Continue reading

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Zero Plastic Week June 10-16: Day 1

The 4th Street Food Co-op is backing Zero Plastic Week, June 10-16th. The timing was therefore perfect that I received in my inbox today a MoveOn petition to ban single-use plastic bags from New York City. From the petition: New … Continue reading

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Zero Plastic Week June 10-16 Celebrated at Co-op

The 4th Street Food Co-op is sponsoring Zero Plastic Week, June 10-16th, a Dutch initiative that began last year and is quickly going global. Good thing too, as we’ve all heard about the plastic island in the Pacific Ocean, and … Continue reading

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Time to Comment on Fracking

The fracking ban battle continues. The latest twist: NY State proposed regulations on fracking before their own health review has been completed. So without knowing what all the health risks are, how can they propose regulating them? Anyway, the public … Continue reading

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