Locally Owned Since 1973

Open Daily to Everyone • 7am-10pm

 

Herbalicious Sauces

With Chef Ame
Monday, April 21
6:30 – 8:30pm

 

Digestion

It’s More Than The Food We Eat
Wednesday, April 23
6:30 – 8pm

 

Secrets to Cooking

Without a Recipe
Thursday, April 24
6:30 – 8:30pm

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The Co-op is committed to continually improving consumer selections of organically grown and natural products in ways that are sustainable, both environmentally and economically. Organically grown products are defined as those that meet or exceed rigid standards of the USDA certified organic program. Natural foods are defined as being free from synthetic additives.

Grocery Product Ordering Guidelines

The Grocery Manager will select products for sale in the Grocery Department using a set of priorities ranging from Top Level (1) to Mid Level (2) and finally to Lower Level (3). In addition to these priorities, all coffee sold at the Co-op must be certified organic.

The Top Level Priorities include:

  • Quality
  • Nutritional Value
  • Source
    • Local
    • Regional
    • National
  • Growing Method
    • Certified organically grown
    • Sustainably grown
  • Manufacturer Type
    • Fair Trade
    • Cooperative
    • Small business

Mid Level Priorities include:

  • Price
  • Sufficient movement of product
  • Reliability of vendor
  • Logistics in acquisition

Low Level Priorities include:

  • Seasonality
  • Special dietary needs
  • Customer requests

Click here for all of our departments’ ordering guidelines

 
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