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30 06, 2018

Plant Powered

June 30th, 2018|Featured in The Co-operator, Featured Posts|0 Comments

Whether you already eat mostly plants or are looking to embrace a plant-based diet, here are some tasty recipes to inspire you! We start with a recipe for a cheese substitute (giving up cheese is often reported as the most challenging part of a plant-based diet). Recipe author, Co-op Member, and Certified Health Coach Carson [...]

30 06, 2018

Liz’s Lemonade

June 30th, 2018|Featured in The Co-operator, Featured Posts, Recipes|0 Comments

Here’s a basic lemonade recipe and two sophisticated (but super easy) lemonade recipes that are perfect for a summer get–together or relaxing by the pool! After you’ve got the basic lemonade recipe down, the real fun begins! You can make almost any variation of lemonade you’d like. Yields 4 Cups: Basic Lemonade Start by making [...]

30 06, 2018

B the Change

June 30th, 2018|Featured in The Co-operator|0 Comments

By Jeanne Lofgren B Corporations are companies that have made a public commitment to a material positive impact on society and the environment and to undertake a comprehensive third–party examination of their business operations. That comprehensive third–party examination is called the B Impact Assessment or BIA for short. It’s a list of best practices in [...]

30 06, 2018

#Coops4Kindness

June 30th, 2018|Featured in The Co-operator|0 Comments

This year, East End Food Co-op is participating in #Coops4Kindness, a nationwide movement developed by Cooperatives for a Better World in which co-ops from diverse industries and communities are coming together to complete 1 million acts of kindness between October 1, 2017 and October 1, 2018. 1 hour of volunteering, $1 donated or 1 random [...]

21 06, 2018

All about beef cuts

June 21st, 2018|Featured in The Co-operator|0 Comments

You can buy with confidence knowing that our Meat Department sources only the highest quality meats from local farms who follow strict organic standards and comply with humane animal treatment. Our meat never contains antibiotics, hormones, or artificial ingredients. Learn more about our local suppliers by visiting We Love Local. Read on for more [...]

21 06, 2018

All about pork cuts

June 21st, 2018|Featured in The Co-operator|0 Comments

You can buy with confidence knowing that our Meat Department sources only the highest quality meats from local farms who follow strict organic standards and comply with humane animal treatment.  Our meat never contains antibiotics, hormones, or artificial ingredients. Learn more about our local suppliers by visiting We Love Local. Read on for more [...]

8 05, 2018

Fair Trade for Farmers and Our Future

May 8th, 2018|Featured in The Co-operator|0 Comments

This May 12th, in over 70 countries around the globe, we celebrate World Fair Trade Day and the hard work, resilience, and innovation of small-scale farmers and artisans. And this May, Fair World Project is partnering with brands committed to working with farmers to bring home deals on their fair trade products along with offering [...]

30 04, 2018

Plated By Pollinators

April 30th, 2018|Featured in The Co-operator|0 Comments

A bountiful plate with fresh fruits and vegetables is only possible because of pollinators. In fact, we depend on pollinators for 1/3 of all of our food and beverages. Crops that rely heavily on pollination include almonds, blueberries, apples, squash, and melons. Chocolate, coffee, tea, spices, sugar, berries, tomatoes, and many other plants also need [...]

30 04, 2018

Growing Farmers

April 30th, 2018|Featured in The Co-operator|0 Comments

by Kate Safin, Marketing & Member Services The Hilltop Urban Farm in Pittsburgh’s South Side is ready to start putting down some roots, literally. A project of the Hilltop Alliance several years in the making, the site of the former St. Clair Village Housing Project is now ready to [...]