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31 10, 2017

November/December GM Report

October 31st, 2017|Featured in The Co-operator, GM Report, Store News|0 Comments

By Justin Pizzella, General Manager Fiscal Year 2016-17 marked another good year for our Co-op. Although we still face many challenges, we made significant strides that I am excited to report. Some highlights of the fiscal year include: Our membership grew by 595 members, and we now have more than 12,750 members. We grossed approximately [...]

31 08, 2017

Pittsburgh Growers Co-op initiative helps urban farmers thrive.

August 31st, 2017|Featured in The Co-operator, Featured Posts|0 Comments

by Nicolette Spudic, Pittsburgh Food Policy Council The Pittsburgh Food Policy Council (PFPC) and its Urban Agriculture Working Group (UAWG) teamed up with Grow Pittsburgh to create the Pittsburgh Growers Cooperative (PGC). Their pilot season launched this summer with be.wild.er Farm, Hazelwood Farms, Shiloh Farm (Grow Pittsburgh) and Rescue Street Farms. The Pittsburgh Growers [...]

31 08, 2017

September/October Board Report

August 31st, 2017|Board Updates, Featured in The Co-operator|0 Comments

The Co-op’s Board of Directors seated five new members in February. We have been working hard over the past few months to acclimate to our roles and carry out our governance responsibilities which include oversight of the general manager, financial oversight of the Co-op, engagement with members, board perpetuation and elections, and creating a [...]

31 08, 2017

Strengthening the future of sustainable agriculture in Pennsylvania

August 31st, 2017|Featured in The Co-operator, Featured Posts|0 Comments

by Dan Dalton, Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture The Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) is one of the largest and most active sustainable agriculture organizations in the United States. PASA is a diverse network of growers, businesses and consumers that facilitates and enables viable farming systems through innovative farming-to-farmer exchange, farm based research, [...]

30 06, 2017

July/August Board Report

June 30th, 2017|Board Updates, Featured in The Co-operator|0 Comments

If you are interested in taking your involvement with the East End Food Co-op to the next level, now’s your chance! We are currently seeking candidates for board service whose contributions can help us create and achieve a shared vision for the short- and long-term future of the Co-op. While participation in a cooperative can [...]

30 06, 2017

Healthy Foods, Healthy Communities

June 30th, 2017|Featured in The Co-operator, Featured Posts|0 Comments

By: Co+op, stronger together What’s to love about food co-ops? So much! Co-ops have a cool way of doing things differently. They’re people working together for better food, stronger communities and a healthier world. And cooperative grocers are making a big impact. The study, Healthy Foods Healthy Communities: The Social and Economic Impacts of [...]