At the co-op, we’re constantly working to stay on top of the happenings in the food world and find the best possible options for our community. For example, not too long ago, almond milk meant a shelf-stable blend of water, natural flavors, and yes, technically some almonds. But now there are more and more options: […]
As you might imagine, spending long hours at the register (or the Forefront as it’s known around here) means fielding lots and LOTS of questions. Such questions range from commonplace (“Can you help me find ________?” / “Do you carry ________?” / “May I use your restroom?”) to bewildering (“Are these bananas local?” / “Do […]
6.11.2017 Greetings, fellow cooperators! I’m Julian, the Great Basin Community Food Co-op’s new Member-Owner Services Coordinator. Well, not exactly new to the Co-op, but definitely new to this whole coordinating-services-to-member-owners thing. If you shop here frequently, it’s likely we’ve already met on the sales floor or at the register. If not, you’ll definitely be seeing […]
Recent breaking news has shown that the sugar industry, back in the 60s, worked really hard to shift blame from sugars to fats when it came to the negative health impacts of weight and cardiovascular disease, which were beginning their rise in prevalence to the epidemic levels we face today. This breaking news was a surprise to […]
Join Basin and Range ORganics, Nevada’s only private organic certification group, on Friday May 26th for this FREE workshop that teaches producers and handlers how easy and inexpensive it is to go organic. Help to clean up our watershed & put more money on your bottom line…it’s what the people want!