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5 02, 2021

Seed sales support Pittsburgh Urban Growers Scholarship

February 5th, 2021|Featured Posts|0 Comments

Unprecedented interest in home gardening in 2020 helped boost a fundraiser designed to aid local urban growers. Between February and December 2020, East End Food Co-op sold 6,359 seed packets to raise $1,589.75 for the Pittsburgh Urban Growers Scholarship. This fund helps urban gardeners and farmers in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County access professional development opportunities. [...]

20 01, 2021

2021 Register Round Up Recipients

January 20th, 2021|Featured in The Co-operator, Featured Posts, In The News, Register Round Up|0 Comments

Each month the Co-op’s Register Round Up program gives shoppers the opportunity to support local non-profits by rounding up their total to the nearest dollar. Since the program was established in April 2013, co-op shoppers have donated more than $200,000 by rounding up at the register! This year, we received 23 applications for the Register [...]

5 01, 2021

Stress Management

January 5th, 2021|Featured in The Co-operator, Featured Posts|0 Comments

Stress Management by Sarah Woodward, PT, DPT Pivot Physical Therapy Point Breeze Let’s face it, 2020 was a stressful year; it’s to be expected when we are faced with so much that feels outside of our control. However, there’s good news. While we can’t always control our stressors, we can control how we respond to [...]

30 12, 2020

Foods for good luck in the New Year!

December 30th, 2020|Featured Posts|0 Comments

Celebrate with these traditional foods, meant to bring good luck in the new year. Even if you aren’t feeling superstitious, many of these foods are sure to bring a healthy start to the new year! Black eyed peas: Southern tradition suggests starting the year with black-eyed peas for luck and prosperity. Find them in our [...]

7 12, 2020

2020 Board Election Results

December 7th, 2020|Board Updates, Featured Posts|0 Comments

Board elections ran from October 24, 2020 to November 29, 2020. Eight Co-op members ran for our board of directors this year. Members had the opportunity to vote in the store or online for up to four candidates. There were three seats up for re-election and one seat that will become vacant this month. The [...]

19 11, 2020

Universal Face Covering Order

November 19th, 2020|Featured Posts, Store News|0 Comments

The Pennsylvania Department of Health issued a Universal Face Covering Order this week. Here is what that means for shoppers at the East End Food Co-op: A face covering is required to enter the store. This may include cloth, disposable masks, scarves, bandanas, etc. If you need a mask, we can provide one free of [...]

13 10, 2020

Bulk Update: Reusable Containers Welcome

October 13th, 2020|Featured Posts, Store News|0 Comments

We are resuming the use of reusable bulk containers! Your CLEAN reusable bulk bags and containers are welcome for use once again in the Bulk Department. We happily received approval from the Allegheny County Health Department to reinstate reusable bulk food containers. (Please note that this change does not include reusable mugs and beverage containers.) [...]

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