Store News

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 [...]

14 06, 2020

2020 Member Drive

June 14th, 2020|Featured Posts, Store News|0 Comments

  Now is a great time to invest in our community-owned store! The East End Food Co-op is an independent store committed to the health and wellness of our community. We ensure millions of dollars stay within our regional economy by focusing on products that come from within 250 miles of the store, partnering with [...]

8 06, 2020

Green Phase Information

June 8th, 2020|Store News|0 Comments

Allegheny County is officially in the Green Phase. Here's what that means for the East End Food Co-op: For now, our hours remain 9 am to 7 pm with our first hour of business reserved for seniors and immune compromised shoppers. We will continue to limit the number of shoppers in the store at a time with a focus on staggering groups of customers to ensure proper social distancing can be observed. Curbside shopping and home delivery options are still available. Visit our website for more information and to place an order. (click here for curbside and here for delivery) Face coverings are still required to shop in the store. Exemptions are made for children under age 2 and those with medical conditions that prevent them from wearing a mask. Need a mask? We can provide one! Reusable containers of any kind for bulk, produce, or cafe purchases are still prohibited. Our Cafe will continue to serve in a grab-and-go capacity. Cafe seating is not available. Some frequently asked questions: Can I use my reusable shopping bags?  YES! We still ask that you bag your own groceries and refrain from shopping into your bags. Are you accepting bottle returns (Brutton's Milk and Tyler Mt. jugs)? YES! Please place milk bottles in the crate at Customer Service and return [...]

4 06, 2020

A message of solidarity

June 4th, 2020|Featured Posts, Store News|0 Comments

East End Food Co-op stands in solidarity with our Black community members and allies who are speaking out against police violence in our hometown of Pittsburgh and across the country. We hear you, we stand with you, and we see you. Many cooperatives throughout history have formed in response to oppression, be that oppression of [...]

17 04, 2020

Store Update – 4/17/2020

April 17th, 2020|Store News|0 Comments

On Wednesday evening, the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health issued a new set of orders that essential businesses open during COVID-19 must comply with. The order outlines measures for businesses to take to keep their employees and patrons safe during this unprecedented pandemic. The East End Food Co-op was already in compliance with [...]

13 04, 2020

Special Order Update

April 13th, 2020|Store News|2 Comments

We resumed taking special orders on Monday, May 11th. Please note the following temporary changes and restrictions to special orders. We will not be taking special orders for the following categories: Paper products (toilet paper, paper towels, napkins and facial tissue) Canned Tomatoes Flour Any pending orders for these items have been cancelled. Once we [...]

13 04, 2020

Policy Update: No Returns

April 13th, 2020|Store News|0 Comments

In a continued effort to keep our staff safe during the coronavirus pandemic, we are not accepting returned merchandise. This policy went into effect April 2nd. If you have a defective product, please email Customer Service for a resolution. Thank you, East End Food Co-op Staff