Store News

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.) [...]

30 09, 2020

COVID-19 Update

September 30th, 2020|Featured Posts, Store News|0 Comments

Dear Co-op Community, On September 29th we learned that an employee of East End Food Co-op has tested positive for COVID-19.  This is the first employee to become sick with COVID-19, and we are doing everything we can to support this person. Upon learning of the result, we moved quickly to notify our local health [...]

29 09, 2020

Invest in a Community – Join the Co-op

September 29th, 2020|Featured Posts, Store News|0 Comments

We're more than just a grocery store Co-ops exist to serve the needs of their members--the people who own and use the co-op. The profits generated by East End Food Co-op are returned to member-owners and their communities in the form of member discounts, investments in store improvements, and donations to local non-profits. When you [...]

18 09, 2020

Celebrate “Thank a Local Farmer” Week

September 18th, 2020|Featured in The Co-operator, Featured Posts, Store News|0 Comments

Celebrate “Thank a Local Farmer” Week September 19-September 2 The Pennsylvania House Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee is sponsoring “Thank a Local Farmer” week September 19-25. We’re taking action by supporting local farmers and donating a portion of our organic and local produce sales to Pasa to further support local food systems. Four Seasons Produce [...]

31 08, 2020

Rachel Carson Ecovillage

August 31st, 2020|Featured in The Co-operator, sustainability|0 Comments

The Rachel Carson EcoVillage is a new cohousing community where people and nature thrive together. It will be Pittsburgh’s first ecovillage, and it will be built on the Eden Hall Campus of Chatham University.  The legacy of Rachel Carson, one of Chatham’s most well-known graduates, is the inspiration for the ecovillage. The community will have [...]

31 08, 2020

September/October GM Report

August 31st, 2020|GM Report|0 Comments

Summers at the co-op are usually a slower time of the year for us, but that has not been the case this year. Our sales remain robust, which is likely due to fewer farmers' markets and our increase in membership. I want to take this opportunity to send out much appreciation and love to our [...]

30 06, 2020

July/August GM Report

June 30th, 2020|GM Report, Store News|0 Comments

Since mid-March, the world inside our co-op and surrounding it seems like something from a sci-fi movie. When fears of COVID-19 came to Pittsburgh in February, we had no way of knowing we would soon experience six consecutive weeks of record sales.  In June, our year-to-date sales increase was 4.7%, of which 2% is from [...]

22 06, 2020

Member Survey Summary

June 22nd, 2020|Board Updates, Store News|0 Comments

The EEFC Board and the Member-Owner Participation Committee thank the 500+ members who participated in the member survey sent out in March. A summary of the results can be found here. The board will consider members' responses as they plan for the future of our Co-op. Congratulations to members Kaarin Vanausdal and LaShesia Holliday, who [...]

15 06, 2020

Food Bucks

June 15th, 2020|Featured Posts, Store News|0 Comments

Fresh fruits and vegetables are now more affordable for shoppers who use SNAP benefits (formerly called food stamps) at the East End Food Co-op. Through a partnership with The Food Trust, a non-profit dedicated to ensuring everyone has access to nutritious, affordable food, shoppers who use SNAP will earn a $2 Food Buck coupon for [...]