Upcoming Co-op Events!

August 28, 2014

Wednesday, September 10, 6:30 PM
Preserving the Season
Susanna Meyer and Danielle Marvit, Pennsylvania Association of Sustainable Agriculture (PASA)
Gemini Children’s Theater

Susanna Meyer, author of Saving the Seasons: How to Can, Freeze, or Dry Almost Anything, and Danielle Marvit of the Pittsburgh Canning Exchange will introduce you to simple and fun ways to preserve seasonal specialties. Learn how to freeze and dry herbs, prepare a quick batch of refrigerator pickles, and make a fail-proof water bath processed jam. The presenters will share samples of easy and delicious recipes that you can use at home to help you enjoy local foods all year long! There will also be plenty of time for questions. Although this event is free, a suggested $10 donation will be accepted by PASA.

This event is FREE; just call 412-242-3598 to reserve your spot!

Wednesday, September 17, 6:30 PM
Creativity in Your Cupboard
Julia Erickson & Aaron Ingley, Barre LLC
Gemini Children’s Theater

Come explore the possibilities for creative snacks and meals made with a few simple ingredients commonly found in your kitchen cupboards. Professional ballet dancers Julia and Aaron will tell their story of creating real food nutritional bars in their kitchen, and how this endeavor ultimately grew into a successful local business. Then Julia will demonstrate several simple recipes you can try at home, including her famous Barre bars! Join us to learn more about starting your own food business, as well as methods for making pantry-oriented dinners and the perfect post-workout snack.

This event is FREE; just call 412-242-3598 to reserve your spot!

Wednesday, September 24, 7:00 PM
Local Foods Month Sampling Session
Local vendors
Café Seating Area & Store Aisles

The East End Food Co-op is committed to prioritizing and promoting local food sources whenever possible, and the annual observance of Local Foods Month every September offers us a special opportunity to highlight our local farmers and producers. Join us for a free sampling session that will take place throughout the aisles of the entire store. You will have a chance to meet the suppliers of some of your favorite local products, including offerings from Clarion River Organics, Healcrest Urban Farm, Cherish Creamery, Pastitio, and more. Don’t miss this tasting adventure!

This event is FREE; no reservations are required!

Monday, September 29, 9:00-10:30 AM
National Coffee Day Celebration
Local vendors
Café Seating Area

Whether you’re a connoisseur or a novice, all are welcome to come celebrate and enjoy this popular beverage with our local roasters and suppliers! Join La Prima Espresso Company and 19 Coffee Company as they speak to the subtleties of the roasting process while serving up free samples of fresh espresso and several brewed coffee varietals. Building New Hope, a Pittsburgh-based non-profit that partners with a worker-owned coffee cooperative in Nicaragua, will also be on hand to talk about the origins of this beloved bean and what it means to pay coffee growers a fair trade price.

This event is FREE; no reservations are required!

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East End Food Co-op

7516 Meade Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
412-242-3598

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