GBCFC On the Move! As mentioned in our first moving update, we had a couple of construction setbacks which delayed our open date from September 1, 2011 until ??? Now that we are back on track and moving forward, we are looking at opening the new co-op Storefront on either November 1, 2011 or January [...]
The Distributors of Organic & Local Produce & Products Center or DROPP is a business focused on the storage, distribution, and eventually pick up of locally grown produce from growers/producers within the Great Basin Community Food Co-op’s (GBCFC) defined food shed . The DROPP defines local produce as any produce sourced from within our food shed. The food shed is based off our local watershed for our location, Reno, Nevada. Three river systems [...]
As you know, your Coop is soon moving to a new, bigger location on the corner of Flint and Court . We are in the process of designing an edible landscape around the building, providing demonstration food gardens for all to learn about growing food in the High Desert climate. What you see here is a preliminary design for the raised planters and growing [...]
Calling all of our sweet-tooth organic-loving foodie friends: On Thursday, September 8th come prepared to experience the most decadent, amazing, rich and enriching organic dessert experience that Reno has ever tasted! Some of our food co-op’s behind the scenes, “closet dessert connoisseurs” will be whippin’ up their very best organic desserts in the name of art, music, [...]
“Feed your Mother” and come face to face with two local farms that do! On Saturday, August 13 we will visit Hungry Mother Organics in Minden as well as Two Hoe Organics in Washoe Valley. Meet at the co-op at 8am to carpool. Bring sun protection, water, and a sack lunch Download the Farm Tour Flyer!
Summer Squash, Melons, Peppers, Garlic, Basil…..LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL…………..oh my. Check out the Local Produce, Eggs and Honey list below and thank you for voting with your dollars for local farmers and local food infrastructure! KNOW YOUR FARMER, KNOW YOUR FOOD! Lattin Farms: Fallon-Organic *SUMMER SQUASH IS IN!—Green Zucchini, Scallopini, baby rounds, crookneck, and more **$19.00 [...]