eating local

As the height of the local growing season spreads across the country, co-op grocers nationwide are celebrating the freshest, best, and most delicious local...Read more

Learn how to blanch vegetables for freezing or cooking with Hilah Johnson in this Co+op Kitchen video.Read more

Given the complexity of people’s lives, it is easy to see why we eat on auto-pilot.Read more
Every Thursday, I drive to a warehouse in a shady looking industrial area next to the railroad tracks —to meet my ‘connection.’Read more
When we debate local food's value and necessity, it seems we must confront the reasons long-distance foods enthrall us.Read more
When a culinary culture has spent 1,000 years or so figuring out how to flavor something, you know it'll be worth trying.Read more
The world is vast and I am sometimes weary; the grain part of “eat local” has not occupied my attention as it should.Read more
Foraging, in a world out of touch with reality, seems like a good occupation. It reminds me of what people used to know.Read more
Co-ops do things differently. They're people working together for better food, stronger communities and a healthier world.Read more
When you make friends with people, you make friends with their dreams. Recently, I got to walk inside my friend’s dreams.Read more