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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

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

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 [...]

30 06, 2017

The Versatile Vinaigrette

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

By Trevett Hooper Vinaigrettes are great any time of year, but they are especially useful in the summer when there is so much wonderful local produce to enjoy. Making vinaigrette from scratch is very easy, economical, and opens the door to many possibilities in the kitchen. They’re a delicious dressing for fresh salad greens [...]

9 06, 2017

Invest in a Community: Become a Co-op Member!

June 9th, 2017|Featured Posts, Store News|0 Comments

By Erica Peiffer, Member Services Coordinator Becoming a Co-op member-owner not only makes good economic sense, it’s a choice that affords many social benefits! You’re joining a dynamic community of happy, healthy people that are invested in a creative vision to transform the future. Membership demonstrates a commitment toward building a sustainable business that is [...]

30 04, 2017

Celebrating Pollinators

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

National Pollinator Week is June 19-25. It’s a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them. At the Co-op, we’ll be focusing on the many products brought to us through pollination. What do pollinators mean to the food industry? Worldwide, approximately  1,000  plants  grown  for  food,  beverages,  [...]