Store News

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 [...]

31 05, 2019

June – Bike Pittsburgh

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

Bike Pittsburgh is transforming our streets and communities into vibrant, healthy places by making them safe and accessible for people to bike and walk. Bike Pittsburgh provides on-the-bike education for people of all ages and incomes, and organizes OpenStreetsPGH, Pittsburgh’s fastest-growing free event series that opens miles of streets to people of all ages [...]

30 04, 2019

May & June Store News

April 30th, 2019|Store News|0 Comments

It's finally getting warm and sunny here in Pittsburgh. Our floral department really flourishes this time of year, with lots of local seedlings lining the sidewalk throughout the growing season. This year, we have two new seedling vendors to welcome to the co-op: Who Cooks For You Farm and Blackberry Meadows Farm. These growers are [...]