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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 »

Holiday Hours

We’ll close at 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. We’ll be closed all day on Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Free workshops on raising urban chickens

“City Chicks” author Patricia Foreman will lead workshops Dec. 13 at Manzo Elementary School, 855 N. Melrose Ave. • 9 to 10 a.m.: Chicken care (English) • 10 to 11 a.m.: Chicken care (Spanish) • 5:30 to 7 p.m.: Backyard chickens and gardens (English)

All Shoppers get 10% off on Wednesday, Dec. 7

Every year, the co-op holds a holiday sale the week before the Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair. This year’s sale will be on Wednesday, Dec. 7, and all shoppers will get 10% off purchases (except Basic Buys, special orders and gift cards). See you at the co-op!

Run for the Food Conspiracy Board of Directors!

Co-op elections will be held Feb. 1-March 3. If you’d like to run for the Food Conspiracy Board of Directors, please fill out an application and submit it with a bio (200 words max) and photo to marketing@foodconspiracy.coop by Thursday, Dec. 15. We’ll include your bio and photo in our Jan/Feb newsletter, and on the… Read more »

Take the Chicken Coop Tour!

You’re in cluck! It’s once again time for the Food Conspiracy’s most popular event – the annual Backyard Chicken Coop Tour. The self-guided tour is Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. It’s a great way to gather information before buying a brood. See a wide variety of creative coop styles and sizes. Talk to… Read more »

We have turkeys!

This year, the co-op will offer three types of frozen turkeys, starting on November 2. • Natural turkeys ranging between 10-22 lbs. are hormone-and-steroid-free and will cost $1.99/lb. • Organic turkeys ranging from 14-22 lbs. cost $3.59/lb. The co-op is ordering 8 organic turkeys, though smaller birds might become available closer to Thanksgiving. • Bourbon… Read more »

Will you run for the Food Conspiracy Board of Directors?

The co-op board consists of nine positions, of which seven will be up for grabs this spring. Board of directors members are elected to three-year terms. Will you consider joining the board? The co-op needs a few good men and women to help make decisions about our future. Candidates should possess an eagerness to learn… Read more »

The Co-op Presents: “The Greenhorns”

It’s time for the second annual Taste Film, Talk Food, brought to you by the Food Conspiracy Co-op and Slow Food Tucson. The evening kicks off at The Screening Room with the Tucson premier of The Greenhorns, a documentary film that explores the lives of America’s young farming community – its spirit, practices, and needs…. Read more »