French Broad Food Co+Op

Month: September 2019

It’s Hawthorn Time

It’s Hawthorn Time! As the fall rolls in…a friend and I went out to harvest hawthorn berries. Hawthorn is one of my most beloved herbs. A wonderful heart tonic, it is both soothing and delicious. Here is a couple of recipes to inspire your herbal explorations this fall.  Hawthorn Rose Conserve  This is a recipe …

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Co-op FAQs and Facts

What is a Co-op? By: Co+op, stronger together  How can I distinguish a co-op from other organizations? A co-op is a business, usually incorporated, that sells goods and services. It is not a charitable organization or a social service agency. Who benefits from the co-op’s existence? A co-op exists primarily for the benefit of its members. …

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Common Myths About Food Co-ops

Common Myths About Food Co-ops By: Co+op, stronger together For food lovers on the hunt for fresh local produce and healthy, sustainable products, the local food co-op may be a hidden gem. Why hidden, you ask? Many people, including co-op shoppers, are not entirely sure how co-ops work—or how to get involved. Luckily, the most common …

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Tell The World You Own It!

Tell the World You Own It By: Co+op, stronger together  You may be surprised by all the types of co-ops around you. From groceries to health care, co-ops are a vital part of everyday life for people all over the globe. Consider the cup of coffee you enjoyed at breakfast. It was likely purchased from a …

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