News Stories

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 »

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 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 »