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Bulk Liquid Laundry Detergent Back in Stock

We are now carrying Common Good unscented liquid laundry detergent in bulk at the co-op. Bring your own container for extra sustainability, though we do have tubs for purchase. Let us know how you like it! Advertisements

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Zero packaging store?

This item about a proposed packaging free grocery store in Austin, Texas caught my eye: Austin, Texas is already home to Whole Foods, but that won’t stop a group of entrepreneurs from founding a new grocery store right in the … Continue reading

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Lunch NYC dessert segment

The segment of Lunch NYC that was filmed at 4th Street Food Coop aired last week, here’s the link. Lipica Shah, who told me she loves to shop at the co-op, came in and bought dried fruit and oats from … Continue reading

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Wheee! Wee Bee Honey is back

We’ve had trouble keeping bulk Wee Bee Honey in stock–it’s one of the most asked for items when we’ve run out. Perhaps related–perhaps not, the producer is raising the price. We now have a couple of barrels in store at … Continue reading

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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.

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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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Sierra Club No Impact Week

Yesterday started Sierra Club’s week-long No Impact experiment, also called a “carbon cleanse”, in partnership with No Impact Man Colin Beavan. We hope all New Yorkers interesting in reducing their impact on the planet will consider checking out the co-op … Continue reading

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California Almond Growers Case Against USDA Moves Forward

A group of almond growers have won an appeal that will allow them to challenge the USDA. In 2007 the USDA adapted a set of rules that require US almond producers to either steam or chemically treat their nuts to … Continue reading

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Bulk tamari re-stocked

Our supplier has been out of bulk tamari for weeks but we have some in again now. We sell it by weight, and I just refilled a used 10-ounce bottle for approximately $2.75. This is before any membership discount, and … Continue reading

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Red quinoa in the house

The 4th street food co-op is now carrying red quinoa in the bulk bin section. I bought some today and cooked it tonight. Cooking and use is the same as for standard quinoa, but I find the texture of the … Continue reading

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