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31 12, 2017

Cara’s Kitchari

December 31st, 2017|Featured in The Co-operator, Recipes|0 Comments

Kitchari is the traditional dish used during an Ayurvedic cleanse, and I really enjoy it anytime! Easy to digest, Kitchari continues to nourish the body with easily accessible nutrients. Herbs and spices support the purification of the blood and tissues of the organ systems. Suitable for all constitutions, this dish is tri-doshic and all six [...]

31 12, 2017

Golden Milk

December 31st, 2017|Featured in The Co-operator, Recipes|Comments Off on Golden Milk

Golden Milk 1 tsp. coconut oil1/2 teaspoon turmeric powderpinch A ofblack pepper1 teaspoon cinnamon1/8 teaspoon Nutmeg1/8 teaspoon cloves1/4 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract1-2 Tablespoons Honey (raw (unpasteurized, and local from your Co-op!))

31 12, 2017

Detox slaw

December 31st, 2017|Featured in The Co-operator, Recipes|0 Comments

Detox slaw 1 cup ¼shredded green cabbage1 cup ½shredded purple cabbage1 medium shredded carrot2 tbsp. toasted black sesame seedscup ⅛chopped yellow onionDressing:1 tbsp. olive oil2 tbsp. lemon juice½ tbsp. honey2 tbsp. tahini pastecups ¼waterteaspoons ½Salt1-2 cups shredded chicken breast (optional) In a big bowl, mix all the vegetables together.Add in the shredded chicken. (optional)Mix the [...]

31 12, 2017

Six Supplements to Aid in New Year’s Detox

December 31st, 2017|Featured in The Co-operator, Product Spotlight|0 Comments

By Jackson O’Connell-Barlow, Supplement Coordinator Many folks make drastic changes to their diet and lifestyle to oblige New Year’s resolutions after indulgent eating & drinking during the holidays, but that might be counterproductive in their progression towards deeper health. January & February, in much of the United States, are synonymous with inclement weather and [...]

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|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 [...]