Store News

12 09, 2019

Waste Audit Results

September 12th, 2019|Featured Posts, Store News|0 Comments

At the Co-op, we always focus on environmental responsibility. We go out of our way to ensure we are doing the least harm to the world around us. It’s evident in our product sourcing and selection--the things shoppers see on our shelves every day: milk in returnable glass containers, on-tap kombucha, organic and locally-sourced produce, [...]

31 08, 2019

September Register Round Up – PASA

August 31st, 2019|Register Round Up, Store News|0 Comments

PASA works to improve the environmental soundness, social responsibility, and economic viability of food and farming systems in Pennsylvania and beyond. In existence since 1992, PASA, Sustainable Agriculture is a diverse network of growers, businesses, and consumers that facilitates and enables viable farming systems to provide healthy food as locally as possible through innovative [...]

31 07, 2019

August Register Round Up – Humane Animal Rescue

July 31st, 2019|Register Round Up, Store News|0 Comments

In 2017, The Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center and Western Pennsylvania Humane Society have become Humane Animal Rescue merged and are now Humane Animal Rescue. Their open door policy ensures that no animal is ever refused shelter. The non-profit provides care to abandoned, neglected, and injured animals, including injured, orphaned, or ill [...]

30 06, 2019

July & August Store News

June 30th, 2019|Store News|0 Comments

Summer has arrived here in Pittsburgh, bringing with it the humidity we all love and appreciate. This time of year usually marks a slightly slower time for the co-op in terms of weekly sales as our customers venture out to farmer’s markets and vacations. What is great about the summer is getting more locally grown [...]

30 06, 2019

July – Jeremiah’s Place

June 30th, 2019|Register Round Up, Store News|0 Comments

Jeremiah’s Place works to protect children and strengthen families by providing a safe haven of respite, health, renewal, and support during times of crisis. As Western PA's only emergency childcare facility, Jeremiah’s Place serves families who are experiencing medical or mental health emergencies, and helps families experiencing homelessness get back on their feet by [...]

30 06, 2019

We’re Listening

June 30th, 2019|Customer Comments|0 Comments

In April, we brought in compostable produce bags after receiving many requests to switch away from single-use plastic bags. Since the roll out, we’ve heard from shoppers and members who are dissatisfied with the compostable bags for a number of reasons including: they are clingy and difficult to open they are not as sturdy as [...]

30 06, 2019

Celebrating PASA Earth Week at Four Seasons Produce

June 30th, 2019|Store News|0 Comments

by Tyler Kulp, Produce Manager The East End Food Co-op Produce Department is honored to partner with Four Seasons Produce, Inc. to raise money for PASA (the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture) each year during Earth Week. PASA works to build a more economically just, environmentally regenerative and community-focused food [...]

30 06, 2019

DIY Insect Repellent Spray

June 30th, 2019|Do It Yourself|0 Comments

Whether you are simply enjoying your own backyard, getting some gardening done, or out on a beach vacation, keeping bugs at bay is one way to ensure you and your loved ones remain safe and healthy while taking in the great outdoors. Mosquitoes and ticks can carry harmful diseases. According the The Centers for [...]

30 06, 2019

2019 Member Survery

June 30th, 2019|Store News|0 Comments

by Kate Safin, Marketing & Member Services Manager Methodology In January and February 2019, the East End Food Co-op (EEFC) worked with the Survey Research Center (SRC) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls to conduct an online survey of Co-op members adapted from the National Co-op Grocers (NCG) Shopper Satisfaction Survey. We conduct this survey [...]

30 06, 2019

July/August New Items

June 30th, 2019|New Items|0 Comments

Honest Tea - Ginger Oasis Herbal Tea Good Health - Veggie Stix Yogi - Relaxed Mind Tea Hilary’s - Org.Spicy Veggie Sausage Lily's - Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups Mother Dirt - AO+Mist for face & body Friendship Farms - Ketchup (Local) Lundberg - Organic Basil Thyme Rice Cakes & Organic Dark Chocolate Stackers [...]