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The Solar Potluck is Saturday, April 28

Bummed you missed out on this year’s Solar Rock festival (which was cancelled due to rain)? Got questions about solar power — how it works, how much it costs, whether it makes sense for your home or office? Check out the Solar Potluck, which is organized by local advocacy group Citizens for Solar. Experience the… Read more »

Spring Sale is Wednesday, March 21

All shoppers save 10% on Wednesday, March 21 (except on Basic Buys, special orders and gift cards). This is a great chance to get your shopping done before this weekend’s Spring Street Fair closes Fourth Avenue to cars.

Rainy weather forces cancellation of Solar Rock

Rock bands can’t perform in the rain, and that’s why we’ve decided to cancel this year’s Solar Rock event. Also, we didn’t want to put our food vendors in a position to lose money and, most importantly, we were worried the strong winds (45 mph gusts are predicted) would present a safety hazard with all… Read more »

Modern Streetcar Open Houses

You can learn about the construction of the modern streetcar – including when construction is coming to your area – at meetings next week. Three open-house meetings are planned for: • 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Arizona Historical Society, 949 E. Second St. • 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Tucson High School, 400 N. Second Ave…. Read more »

The Annual Meeting is Saturday, March 3

This year’s Annual Meeting has the potential to be the best one yet. The El Camino Royales will play their signature mix of rockabilly, soul and roots music. And we’ll give a brief presentation on the financial health of the co-op. Most exciting of all, our fabulous local vendors are getting in on the act…. Read more »

Co-op Elections, Feb. 1-March 3

It’s finally time! Vote for candidates for the Food Conspiracy Co-op Board of Directors online or in the store between Feb. 1 and March 2. Or vote at the Annual Meeting on Saturday, March 3. This is also the time to vote for local nonprofits that are nominated to receive Cooperative Community Fund grants. When… Read more »

Tell the FDA we need to know what’s in our food!

This time of year is filled with lit up trees, big red bows, festive carols, and holiday treats – and lots of them. But what you might not know is that many of the holiday favorites our kids are eating in school, at home, and at parties – innocent treats like candy canes – are… Read more »

Winter Greens 101

Rich, warming meals seem particularly satisfying during the winter holiday season. It is the time of the year to warm the house and cheer the soul with baked goods and hearty casseroles.  It is pleasurable to re-create traditional meals, sharing our favorite comfort foods with co-workers and friends.  By January, if you feel that you… Read more »

Co-op Elections start February 1

It’s time for the annual Food Conspiracy elections, where co-op owners vote for members of the board of directors and choose local nonprofits to receive grants from the Coopertive Community Fund. Hold onto your iPads – co-op owners can vote online this year. We’ve contracted with a company called VoteNet Solutions, which will be hosting… Read more »