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.
The Food Conspiracy Co-op will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 25 for Christmas and on Wednesday, Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day. The co-op will close at 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve and on New Year’s Eve. Happy holidays!
The Food Conspiracy Co-op has two different types of frozen turkeys for sale this month: Mary’s Natural Turkeys are $2.19/lb and Plainville Organic Turkeys are $3.39/lb. Get yours while supplies last! Good news — contrary to earlier reports, both the organic and natural turkeys are gluten-free. Sorry, no pre-orders. Birds are available on a first-come, first-served basis…. Read more »
Tartan 479 is a Belgian-Style Blonde Ale, brewed as a fundraiser for the Tucson Fire Department’s Pipes and Drums Corps. A portion of every growler of Tartan 479 that the Food Conspiracy Co-op sells goes to help the Pipes and Drums in their mission of honoring their fallen brothers and sisters. It’s available on draft… Read more »
The Food Conspiracy Co-op was featured in the October issue of Zócalo Magazine about our water harvesting and urban micro farm. See page 45. http://issuu.com/zocalomagazine/docs/zocalo_magazine_october_2013_digita Also, our new cookbook, Tucson Cooks, was featured in the Arizona Daily Star. http://azstarnet.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/co-op-rolls-out-cookbook-focusing-on-popular-recipes/article_d088f8d6-3e3c-5b17-aed9-48125fbeeea0.html
The Food Conspiracy Co-op will elect new Board of Directors members in the spring, with the winners announced at the Annual Meeting in early March. This election will fill 5 seats. Each seat serves a three-year term, adjusted according to the Bylaws if necessary to ensure continuity on the Board. (see Bylaws, Article 4.3). Interested… Read more »
At the Food Conspiracy Co-op’s Annual Meeting in March, co-op owners offered suggestions for how the co-op can live up to the values enumerated in its Ends Statement. Here are the notes from that meeting. Annual Meeting Notes 2013
By Deanne Chevis, Local First Arizona This article first ran in the July+August 2012 issue of the Food Conspiracy Co-op’s newsletter, Community News. Up to 98% of what Arizonans eat comes from outside the state. At the same time, Arizona exports about 98% of food grown or produced here. This requires an elaborate transport system… Read more »
Just a reminder that customers are always invited to park in the gravel lot at the rear of the co-op.
Here’s a great recipe from Yong, co-owner of Forever Yong Farms. Enjoy! Quick and Easy Pasta with Mushrooms and Leeks 8 oz Farfalle pasta 8-12 oz mushrooms 8-10 oz leeks – white and pale green parts only 2-3 TB olive oil Salt Pepper Thyme and/or oregano leaves (optional) More olive oil Parmesan cheese … Read more »