On Saturday, Aug. 21, from 8 to 11 a.m., bring any items to “Recycle, Renew, Reuse or Release.” In other words, trade, swap, barter, exchange, haggle, dicker or just release! All leftover items will be donated. Where? Great Basin Community Food Co-op parking lot. Have questions? Contact us. Want to help? Post the event flyer , tell […]
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 […]
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, […]
Farm Tours The Co-op will be kicking off this season’s Local Farm Tours on Saturday, Aug. 7. We will meet at the Co-op at 8 a.m. to carpool out to Fontana Farms and Hadji Pauls…two of the Co-op’s local egg producers in Palamino Valley. At Hadji Paul’s farm there will be local pastured frozen chicken […]
The Great Basin Food Co-op is now a new collection site for the Pets of the Homeless Organization. Pets of the Homeless is a nonprofit volunteer organization that provides pet food and veterinary care to the homeless and less fortunate in local communities across the United States and Canada. Between 5% to 10% of homeless […]
Local produce that is available at the GBCFC this week: Baby turnips It’s CANTALOPE time!!!! Dried garlic chips and powder Fresh mint Garlic scapes!!!! Green cabbage Green onions Leeks Mini dried onions Onions Pickling cucumbers Siberian kale Spring onions Zucchini View the complete produce list available at the Co-op this week, and through UNFI and Veritable Vegetable.