Eden Foods appears on track to win its fight with the federal government over funding insurance coverage of contraception in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial Hobby Lobby ruling. This has upset some of our shoppers who don’t agree with Eden Foods’ politics. A few have called for the Co-op to boycott the… Read more »
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“Eat your veggies!” “Clean your plate!” “You don’t know what’s good for you!” When it comes to eating healthy foods, these might be some parents’ daily mantras. At the peak of the local food season, there’s no better time to engage your kids in enjoying good food. Encouraging kids to get excited about local foods… Read more »
The results are in! The 11th Annual Pie Party proceeds will be shared by the two winning organizations, El Group Youth Cycling and Tucson Village Farm who each received 175 votes, congratulations! Your pie eating and baking enthusiasm raised a total of $845.86! We were pleased with the turnout and know what to expect next… Read more »
Check out this video of John Adkisson talking about how he made the inaugural batch of Conspiracy Beer, a new product coming soon to the Food Conspiracy Co-op. What is Conspiracy Beer, you ask? Here are the broad strokes: • Conspiracy Beer will be brewed by a local Tucson microbrewery. • The style of beer… Read more »
This year is the 11th Annual Pie Party, and for the first time the Food Conspiracy Co-op is organizing the event. Here’s what Pie Party co-founder Turtle Southern has to say about what she loves about the Pie Party, and why she asked the co-op to take the reigns. In 2003, I was involved in… Read more »
Behold, our new Conspiracy Grown logo. When you see this logo in the produce section, it means the fruit or vegetable in question was grown by us in our urban micro farm, which we’ve named Conspiracy Gardens. It doesn’t get any more local than this!
Here are some photos of Conspiracy Gardens Manager Sarah Schwob at work. The gardens are looking great! Thanks to our photographer, Mamta Popat.
Food Conspiracy Co-op elections have concluded, and the results are in. This year, four people ran for four spots on the Board of Directors, and seven nonprofits were nominated for three Cooperative Community Fund (CCF) grants. Here are the winners: Jessica Hersh-Ballering (120 votes); receives a three-year term Glenn Furnier (116); receives a two-year term… Read more »
This Spring, join the Food Conspiracy Co-op for a series of fun, educational classes on a variety of homesteading topics, including: juicing and smoothie making fermentation sprouting cheese making Come to one or come to all four. All classes are in the Hoff Building, 425 E. 7th Street, behind the co-op. All classes are $5… Read more »
On Saturday, Aug. 3, volunteers helped with stage 1 of the Food Conspiracy Co-op’s cistern installation. The cistern will provide some of the water for our new urban micro farm. You can see photos from the installation here. Thanks to everyone who helped, especially the Watershed Management Group.