News Stories

Eden Foods and Affordable Care Act

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 »

10 Ways for Kids to Go Local

“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 »

Two winners tie at the Pie Party

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 »

Conspiracy Beer

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 »

A word from the Pie Party co-founder

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 »

2014 Elections Results

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 »

Homesteading 101

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 »

Shopper Survey

Last week, we emailed shopper surveys to a random selection of shoppers. If you got a survey, we hope that you will take time to answer some questions regarding our products and services, and regarding your preferences as a shopper/member. Your feedback will provide valuable information to Food Conspiracy Co-op’s management and Board of Directors,… Read more »

How to go unprocessed

By Megan Kimble This article was featured in the Jan/Feb issue of the Food Conspiracy Co-op’s newsletter, Community News. A little over two years ago, I set myself a challenge. I would go an entire year without eating a processed food. The first question you might ask—besides “But why?” (and I’ll get to that)—is “What… Read more »

We’ve got a new bike corral

Have you seen our new bike corral? It holds up to 12 bikes and is located just outside our front doors! Thanks to the City of Tucson Bicycle and Pedestrian Program for installing it.