A lot of great things are happening, growing and being sold at your Great Basin Community Food Co-op, and there is more to come!
Local produce available this week: Spring is in the air and we have a bountiful supply of local greens, herbs, lettuce and more! Rhubarb is in from our distributors and it’s time to start making your Strawberry Rhubarb Pies! Mmm Strawberry Shortcake. It’s time….visit produce.greatbasinfood.coop for a more complete listing of what fresh produce is currently available at your food co-op.
Save the Date: Upcoming Events
Local Produce Truck Benefit Show
On April 29 at 9 p.m. at Lincoln Lounge we are having the first of 3 benefit shows in hopes that we raise $1,600 for a refrigerated/freezer truck that one of our farmers is selling in Lovelock, NV as part of the Cooperative Distribution Center (CDC) project for local farm goods. The cover is $5 and the the owners of the bar (also owners of Imperial and Granite St.) have said that they will match whatever we make at the door. Check out the show flier with the picture of the produce truck.
Earth Day 2011 – Food Village
On Sunday, May 1, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., your food co-op is hosting the Food Village at Earth Day! Come join us and just about every other awesome community food group like Slow Food Reno, Friends of NV Organics, Edible Reno-Tahoe and more!! There will also be dozens of the areas local farmers and plenty of fun, educational booths for the entire family. Get directions to Idlewild Park here.
Spring Seedling Sale
Our annual parking lot spring seedling sale this year is on Saturday, May 21 from 9 a.m. to noon. Basil, Tomatoes, Kale varieties, herbs, melons, lettuce, flowers and more!! All local from the same farmers who bring you the best food Reno has to offer.
Learn more about the upcoming, annual seedling sale here!