Monthly Archives: February 2012

Ingredient Spotlight: Virgin Coconut Oil

Have you seen the bright, shiny jars of Spectrum Organic Virgin Coconut Oil lining the shelves at the Co-op and thought “what on earth do I do with that?” The answer is: pretty much anything! Coconut oil has been used as fuel for lamps and biodiesel cars, as a base ingredient for infant formula and […]

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Whole foods in bklyn

Interesting article from the NY Times

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This week at the Co-op: Gomen

Members shopping at the co-op last night might have noticed a beautiful bin of leafy greens labeled: Gomen, Brassica. For those not familar with gomen, the name generally refers to many kinds of dark, edible, leafy greens— collards, kale, slick mustards, and turnip greens— to name a few. Brassica is the latin name that identifies […]

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Website Committee Meeting

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Education Committee Meeting

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Our new storefront!

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Equal Exchange Fair Trade Campaign

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Mtg about Food, Privilege, and Justice on Feb 21!

A meeting will be held on February 21st from 7:30-9PM to discuss how the Greene Hill Food Co-op can improve its accessibility to communities of color and low-wealth people. We will discuss how this food justice issue is currently being treated, and brainstorm strategies and an action plan for eliminating those barriers. If this is a concern of yours, […]

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Phone Bank Feb 20!

Join the phone bank Mon. night to help members activate their memberships. We can really boost coop involvement with this one activity. Where: Galen Treuer’s place (pls rsvp for exact location) When: Monday, February 20, from 6:30-8:45pm (if you can only come for part of this, pls do!) Why: To mobilize approximately 180 members who […]

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Should Plastic Bags Be Banned?

From the New York Times: BUSINESS DAY Should Plastic Bags Be Banned? By KATE GALBRAITH Published: February 8, 2012 Governments around the world are wrestling with the question of what, if anything, to do about plastic bags, and there are few figures to support any of the arguments. Read this article.

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