Nevada-Sourced Eggs

GBCFC quote from RGJ’s Aug. 26, 2010 article: Consumers likely to see higher egg prices — Price for a dozen eggs jumped 40% in New York market . In Reno, the Great Basin Community Food Co-Op says it has plenty of fresh and local eggs, local food coordinator Nicole Sallaberry said. The eggs come from three local farms : Hungry Mother Organics in Minden, and Fontana Farms and Hadji Pauls in Palomino Valley. They are sold individually for [...]

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Urban Farm Tour, Swap-and-Trade, Pesto, HR…

Join us tomorrow Aug. 14 at 8 a.m. for the Co-op’s first-ever urban farm tour!! We meet at the Co-op at 8 a.m. to either ride bikes or carpool. Our first stop will be The River School, Loping Coyote Farms, Full Spectrum and Earth Alchemy. Bring Water, a lunch sack and covering from the sun. [...]

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GBCFC Summer 2010 Newsletter

The Great Basin Community Food Co-op Summer 2010 newsletter is here! This newsletter’s issue includes: 2nd Quarter Co-op Financial Update Co-op on the Move!! Co-op News 2010 Annual Farm Tours, Advisory Board , Glean Team, New Items at the Co-op Community News Pets of the Homeless , Local Businesses Shop the Co-op!, Update Your Info with the Co-op, Book Review, Glean Team Looking for [...]

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Read about Hungry Mother Organics

Story by Kat Kerlin , Prisoners and veterans turn farmers at Hungry Mother Organics . Bob Trotta is sweating in the late afternoon sun. Greenhouses and rows of strawberries, squash, eggplant and basil surround him, while hundreds of free-range chickens seek shade in their coop. Trotta is an odds-and-ends man on this five-acre organic farm. He helps schedule the harvest, [...]

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