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Get your turkeys here

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 »

Dragoon’s new Belgian-style ale benefits Tucson Fire

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 »

Food Conspiracy Co-op Featured in Zócalo and Arizona Daily Star

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

Run for the Board of Directors

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 »

(Long Overdue) Annual Meeting Recap

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

Why Eating Local Matters

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 »

You can park in back

Just a reminder that customers are always invited to park in the gravel lot at the rear of the co-op.

Recipe: Quick and Easy Pasta with Mushrooms and Leeks

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 »

Introducing Sunizona greens

We’re proud to introduce three new locally-grown products to our produce department, courtesy of Sunizona Family Farms, located in Cochise County: bagged organic micro greens, petite heirloom lettuce, and organic petite power greens. Check ‘em out!

Helpful Cooking Videos

When it comes to cooking at home, choosing the right ingredients and understanding basic kitchen skills can make the difference between a good meal and an amazing one. In the NCGA’s new video series, Co+op Kitchen, shoppers will find handy hints from chefs and food enthusiasts who love sharing their passion for great food, plus… Read more »