News Stories

Change of plans: The board will meet in July

The Food Conspiracy Board of Directors will meet on Wednesday, July 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Friends Meeting House, 931 N. Fifth Avenue. Co-op owners are invited to attend. The Board was not originally scheduled to meet in July, but board needs to meet to name a new treasurer and secretary. The most recent… Read more »

FOOD CONSPIRACY CO-OP LEASES BUILDING, PLANS TO BUILD NEW KITCHEN

The Food Conspiracy Co-op, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in February, recently agreed to lease a building that will more than double the size of the co-op’s physical footprint. The 6500-square-foot building at 425 E. Seventh Street is a two-story structure that was formerly office space for Verizon and others. The building features a 1,000-square… Read more »

It’s time to Bike & Wine!

Hey all, it’s almost time for the Bike & Wine! We’ll have two rides – one 11-mile route and one 25-mile route. Both rides will be led by a co-op employee and both will start and end at Callaghan Vineyards, 336 Elgin Road. Here’s the plan: We’ll start riding around 10:30 a.m. We’ll all head… Read more »

Eat Local, America!

  When: May 15-29 More online: FoodConspiracy.coop THE FOOD CONSPIRACY CO-OP INVITES CITIZENS TO FEAST FROM FARMS Eat Local, America! initiative unites food lovers across the country in support of local food producers Want to learn more about eating local? The Food Conspiracy Co-op is launching a campaign this summer to help people do just… Read more »

Resist the spread of genetically engineered foods

Recently, the USDA approved unlimited, nationwide planting of Monsanto’s Round-up Ready™ genetically engineered alfalfa despite more than 200,000 critical comments submitted by concerned citizens. Since that decision, several Food Conspiracy customers have emailed to ask what this will mean for some of their favorite organic and GE-free products. The truth is, we don’t know. Alfalfa,… Read more »