News Stories

What’s up with the bulk peanut butter?

The FDA shut down the factory that produces 90% of the country’s organic peanuts, and now it’s hard for us (or any other store) to get the organic peanuts we used to get. Fortunately, it looks like the factory will be up and running again soon. In the meantime, you might notice the disappearance of some products… Read more »

A list of local companies we hired to help with our renovations

At the Food Conspiracy Co-op we believe buying local is important, and not just where food is concerned. Here’s a list of local companies that we hired to help with our renovation project. All the workers employed by these companies who worked on the renovations are residents of Tucson. Hidden Hollow Construction VVC Architecture Powers… Read more »

Our next First Friday Summer Sale is August 3

The next First Friday Summer Sale is August 3. All shoppers will save 10% on purchases (excluding special orders, Basic Buys and gift cards). If you join the co-op during a First Friday sale, you get a $10 gift card. Moreover, from 6-8 p.m., enjoy free food from the Conspiracy Kitchen and live music by… Read more »

Our next Construction Craziness Sale is Saturday, Aug. 18

The more you shop, the more you save. Food Conspiracy owners get 10% off purchases up to $74.99; 15% off purchases of $75 – $149.99; 20% off purchases of $150 and up. Not a co-op owner? Join the co-op during our construction craziness sale and get a $10 gift card and a reusable Food Conspiracy… Read more »

Co-op parking: We have lots of options!

This is going to be an eventful year for the Food Conspiracy Co-op. Already, the city has started construction on the modern streetcar, and we’ve begun work on a co-op improvement project that will add more retail space, as well a hot bar, salad bar, and new cases for produce, meat and cheese. We’ll also… Read more »

First Friday Summer Sales music lineup

Here’s the schedule of performers for this summer’s First Friday Summer Sales at the Food Conspiracy Co-op. Just a reminder, at our First Friday sales, all shoppers save 10% on purchases, and from 6-8 p.m. there’s live music and free food by Conspiracy Kitchen. First Fridays 2012 June 1: The Dusty Buskers July 6: Small… Read more »

First Friday Sale: June 1

The first First Friday sale of the summer is scheduled for June 1. All shoppers will save 10% on purchases (excluding special orders, Basic Buys and gift cards). If you join the co-op during a First Friday Sale, you get a $10 gift card. Moreover, from 6-8 p.m., enjoy free food from the Conspiracy Kitchen… Read more »

Vote for the power veggies!

Check out this super cool movie starring the Food Conspiracy’s power veggies, by local animator Jon Rustad (running time: 2 minutes). Then vote for the movie in the My Co-op Rocks competition. Just click the stars under the movie to cast your vote. We think it deserves five stars, and we think you will too…. Read more »

Take the Eat Local Challenge!

As the height of the local growing season spreads across the country, co-op grocers nationwide are celebrating the freshest, best, and most delicious local foods with the “Eat Local, America!” initiative. During Eat Local, America! (and beyond), co-ops offer unique, helpful ways to explore and enjoy the bounty and benefits of eating locally sourced foods…. Read more »