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Eden Foods and Affordable Care Act

Thank you to those of you who’ve contacted the Food Conspiracy Co-op and shared your thoughts regarding Eden Foods and the Affordable Care Act.  When a few owners called for the co-op to take action on this issue it presented an opportunity for a conversation.  On Tuesday, July 23rd, 8 owners, two Board members and… Read more »

10 Ways for Kids to Go Local

“Eat your veggies!” “Clean your plate!” “You don’t know what’s good for you!” When it comes to eating healthy foods, these might be some parents’ daily mantras. At the peak of the local food season, there’s no better time to engage your kids in enjoying good food. Encouraging kids to get excited about local foods… Read more »

Two winners tie at the Pie Party

The results are in!  The 11th Annual Pie Party proceeds will be shared by the two winning organizations, El Group Youth Cycling and Tucson Village Farm who each received 175 votes, congratulations!  Your pie eating and baking enthusiasm raised a total of $845.86! We were pleased with the turnout and know what to expect next… Read more »

Download our new cookbook, Tucson Cooks

Tucson Cooks is available for sale at the Food Conspiracy Co-op for $20. You can also download a PDF version of the cookbook for $5 using the form below: The Food Conspiracy Co-op has published a new cookbook, Tucson Cooks, that features recipes from the Conspiracy Kitchen as well as some of your favorite local… Read more »

Round UP for BorderLinks

This July, round up your purchase to the nearest dollar to support BorderLinks, a local nonprofit educational organization that focuses on cross-border relationship building.  BorderLinks’ Sustainable Futures Program explores where our food comes from and what is involved in getting it to us.  They examine how the North American Free Trade Agreement affects food security… Read more »

July 5 – Day 5

As much as possible, it had been my hope to keep my diet limited to items grown locally, occasionally supplementing it with items that merely had local value added to it, like the tamales I had yesterday. But, as one reader has noted, my diet often falls back to some locally grown standards like onions… Read more »

Growlers of Beer

The Food Conspiracy Co-op is now selling growlers of Dragoon Brewing Co. beer and Borderlands Brewing Company beer. How it works: 1. You buy a 1/2 gallon Food Conspiracy glass growler for $6. 2. You bring your growler to the register and tell us what type of beer you want. We fill your growler with beer. Cost varies. 3…. Read more »

Stainless Steel Water Bottles

Have you seen our new white stainless steel water bottles? We think they’re pretty great. They’re made by Eco Vessel, a Colorado-based company, and they’re perfect for those looking for a lightweight but still durable drinking vessel. The two-piece stainless steel top has one opening for easy refilling and ice, and a smaller opening for… Read more »

T-shirt design contest

We’re holding a contest to help design our next line of Food Conspiracy t-shirts. Here’s the deal: Over the next two weeks we’ll accept submissions from local artists. The submission deadline is  Saturday, March 2. If we choose your submission, you win a $200 gift card to the Food Conspiracy Co-op. Send your submissions to… Read more »