Upstate Food Co-op Weekly Update
October 28 - November 2, 2013
New Leaf Order Deadline: Calendar special orders need to be in by 10/31 (To place an order: write in Vol # 1 of the Direct Order Binders under Books.) The Review/Catalog with the 2014 Calendars listing is on the open stock book shelf.
Restock; 2 Items:
Tofutti; Better than Cream Cheese, Plain.
Wildwood; Super Firm Tofu, from Sprouted Soy Beans, Organic
20% off all bath salts from Masada and Redmond on the personal care shelves.
Personal Care Shelf: JR Liggett's bar shampoo Ultra Balanced - UNSCENTED
1st Order Deadline for New Company/Product: DIMPFLMEIER Rye Bread
21 varieties of Rye bread (4 organic), also includes a pumpernickel.
Sliced loaves are shrinkwrapped and bagged. It is wonderful bread. It has great fiber and taste.
It has a shelf life of up to 20 days refrigerated and also freezes up to six months with absolutely no loss of flavor.. None have GMO products in them.
Place your order in the Direct Order book under "D." The order deadline is Friday, November 20th, if we meet our minimum order of 50 loaves.
The delivery date will be the about December 4th or 5th. Bread must be picked up within 1 day of delivery. We do not have space to store it. Pricing for 1# loaves ranges from $3.25 to 3.85.
To see the different varieties follow this link. There is also a brochure and pricing on the counter at the Co-op. showing all varieties available. http://www.dimpfbreadex.com/dbx2k-index.htm
UNFI: The next order deadline is Tuesday, October 29th, for delivery on Thursday, November 7th.
We will have a produce delivery on Wednesday, October 30th. To place special orders contact Susan at the email below.
If you have local produce you would like to sell through the Co-op please contact our Produce Manager Susan Staal at email@example.com .
No Bread order this week but there will be a Wild Flour bread order in November so get your order in right away . The order deadline is Friday, November 1st. Remember all wheat flour used is local (NC), organic in Wild Flour bread.
There are varieties of Wildflour and Sami's breads in the freezer and chips on the shelf.
DIMPFLMEIER RYE BREAD: The next order deadline is Wednesday, November 20th. http://www.dimpfbreadex.com/dbx2k-index.htm
The new Frontier order deadline is Tuesday, Oct 29th, available Tuesday, Nov 5th (not Thursday)
When placing orders you must place your order before Monday. You can call in your order and leave a message. Messages are checked early Monday morning before the order goes in.
We received our order of local milk and have a good supply. We are looking for a backup for Happy Cow pick up person due to health issues of Ron Dillon. If you would like to volunteer or find out more please call the Co-op on Monday between 10am and 2pm and speak with Lori Pierce.
Please provide GF product suggestions of what you would like to see on the shelf to Lynn Burkett at firstname.lastname@example.org. Am always looking for good suggestions for new gluten free products.
We have a really good supply of eggs now from several suppliers and some great new pricing on some.
Jennifer and Rodney Morton of Mile Creek Eggs asked if we could please save and return their egg cartons as it would help them with cost.
If you would like to sell eggs through the Co-op please contact Lori Pierce for more information (Mondays at the Co-op or call her at 843-2584).
The Co-op's By Laws are available online (You can also get to them by going to the policies page of our website):
The summer newsletter is still available. The link is:
CLASSIFIED SECTION: Have you checked our classified ads on the Co-op Website lately? All members may advertise here. Check it out via the following link: www.upstatefoodcoop.com/p/classifieds.html
The Co-op now has printed business information cards. Please ask for some and pass them out when you tell your friends about us!
AVAILABLE CO-OP VOLUNTEER JOBS: We have need for people to help with the following. Contact Theresa Pizzuto if interested (Theresa.email@example.com).
Produce Crew (Every other Thursday morning)
Backup for Happy Cow driver - pickup/delivery to Co-op
Herb/Spice bulk packager
Cashiers to work weekly
Landscape maintenance & trimming (flower beds, bushes, etc.)
Direct Order Assistants
Newsletter writers to write short articles for quarterly newsletter.
Building maintenance (carpentry, plumbing, etc.)
If you are interested in a job but cannot work regular hours at the Co-op contact Theresa at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Enjoy your week!
Meg, Elian and Frances, 2013 General Managers
Co-op Hours of Operation:
Monday: 10am - 2pm Thursday: 3pm -7pm
Tuesday:10am -7pm Friday: 10am-2pm
Saturday 10am- 4pm
PHONE: 864.868.3105 FAX: 864.868.4582
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