News Stories

October Membership Drive

October is Co-op Month and we’re having a membership drive! If we reach our goal of 75 new members during the month of October, we will donate $500 to the Co-op Community Fund. (Members vote during next year’s Board election to determine which non-profits receive the funds.) Plus, receive a free Co-op tote bag made… Read more »

Watershed Management Group’s Fall Water Harvesting Certification Course


Watershed Management Group (WMG) is accepting applications for its WMG Water Harvesting Certification course to be held November 12 – 21, 2010, in Tucson, Arizona. Applications are accepted until October 11, with priority given to the earliest applicants. The WMG Water Harvesting Certification program is a hands-on training course that provides certification in water harvesting… Read more »

Local Food Workshop & Tours


Interested in learning more about local foods and visiting area growers? Local Food Concepts presents the Fall 2010 Local Food Workshop & Tours. Come and spend the afternoon!  The experience starts with the Local Foods Workshop for an hour of local food inspiration and learning, followed with a presentation by the Tour Host. After a… Read more »

We have new Wellness products at the Co-op!

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In alignment with our commitment to providing access to safe, healthy, sustainably-produced products, as well as being conscious of social, ecological and economic impacts, Food Conspiracy is adding a few new product lines to our Wellness department. Alaffia: Fair Trade Skin Care Alaffia was founded as a way to empower communities in West Africa through… Read more »

Street Feast!

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Community Food Bank’s Youth Farm Project: Takin’ Food and Art to the Streets! July 15th from 7-9pm, on 7th st. between 4th ave. and 5th ave. A Community Celebration With: ~A unique and delectable Local Foods Dinner, supplied by local growers, and prepared by Café 54. ~Art Performances, Displays, and Presentations on Food Systems and… Read more »

4th Avenue Merchants’ Sale

July 31st Street-wide savings along 4th Avenue. At Food Conspiracy Co-op, buy one Avenue Deli item and get the second half off* (*second item of equal or lesser value)

First Friday Sale

Join us for First Fridays this summer! Members save 10% on all purchases. New members sign up and receive a $10 gift card. Plus, from 6 to 8 p.m. enjoy live music and free food from The Avenue Deli. Featured artists August 6: Salvador Duran September 3: Balkan Spirit

2010 Election Results Announced

Long time members are probably used to an election cycle that begins with voting in January and ends with an election results announcement in the March newsletter. This year, we did things a bit differently in an effort to adhere more closely to the election schedule that our bylaws spell out.  For the 2010 election,… Read more »

Bylaw Changes Proposed

[A copy of the proposed bylaws can be downloaded here and at the end of this article] By Paula Wilk, Board President The Co-op is on the move: Sales over $3 million during the fiscal year ending last September 30th, up 9.5% from last year Sales high enough to keep our discount from our primary… Read more »

Co-op Annual Meeting Celebration

Save the date… The Co-op’s Annual Meeting Celebration will take place on Saturday, March 6th, from 2 to 5:30 pm. The meeting will take place at St. Mark’s Church at 3809 E 3rd St (between Dodge and Alvernon). A delicious organic dinner from the Avenue Deli will be served along with musical entertainment from The… Read more »