Upcoming Speakers:


Thursday, March 19, 7 PM - General Membership Meeting Speaker at 7:30, Tradd Cotter, Mycologist, "Medicinal Mushrooms"

Held at the Clemson/Central Library Conference Room.

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Monday, April 20, 2015

Upstate Food Co-op Update (04/20/2015)

Upstate Food Co-op Weekly Update 
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Upstate Food Co-op Weekly Update 
Apr 20 - Apr 25, 2015


Please join us on Thursday, April 23, 2015, for the Informational Seminar by be Dr. Sandra Gray, PhD, Clemson University professor of Plant Physiology
  • She is an expert on Medicinal plants & will be speaking on "Medicinal Spices: the Pharmacy in your Pantry"
  • Time: 7:30pm & Location: Clemson/Central Library Conference Room.
  • For more information contact Echo Macdonald: echolini@gmail.com
Tuesday Manager Needed (5% markup): We are looking for someone to take on the Tuesday Day Manager job (9:30am to 2:30pm). If we cannot find a manager to cover this day we will have to be closed on Tuesdays, beginning in May. If you are interested or want to learn more please contact Theresa Pizzuto.

Special Order Assistance: Beginning Monday, April 13th assistance will be available between noon and 2:00pm on Mondays at the Co-op. If you need help with placing a special order for UNFI or one of our Direct Order Companies, call (864-868-3105) or stop by to speak with Lori Pierce or Theresa Pizzuto. For assistance via email, contact Theresa at theresa.pizzuto@gmail.com

Work Team Updates: To view reports from the work teams that have met to date, visit this link.

Saturday Manager Needed (10% markup; lower if you do additional work): We are looking for someone to take on the 2nd Saturday Day Manager job (9:30am to 4:30pm). If you are interested or want to learn more please contact Theresa Pizzuto.

Secretary Needed (Officer position - 0% markup): The Secretary takes minutes at the monthly manager meetings & quarterly general membership meetings, sends out the Weekly Update and all email communications to members & managers. Computer skills are required, including basic knowledge of Word and Excel; familiarity with Google Docs a plus. If you are interested or want to learn more please contact Theresa Pizzuto.
PRODUCT UPDATES

PERSONAL CARE:
  • Dr Bronner's liquid castile soap has been moved to the bottom shelf on the other side of the door with the rest of the personal care items.
  • Kirk's fragrance free 4oz bar soap original bar soap has been ordered and will be stocked on the personal care shelving.
     
FREEZER: 
  • Ground Beef from Destiny: White Oak Pasture grass-fed ~ is available
  • All meats will be in Freezer above egg fridge. [Small freezer, # 2]

DISCONTINUED:

  • Personal care - We can no longer get Kiss My Face Olive & Honey bar soap. The 4 oz bars on the shelf are the last of it!
  • Bulk Eddie's Organic Bowtie Pasta has been discontinued by UNFI.
NEW ITEMS:
  • Personal Care -  Kiss My Face Olive & Green Tea bar soap
  • Dr Bronner's bar soap citrus orange
  SALE:
  • Life Extension: Katherine will be placing our second 15% off sale order on May 5.  Everyone look at the catalog and see if they would like to try something while it is 15% off regular price.
HONEY:
  • Raw Bee pollen 8 oz -$10  (harvested in SC) is now available.
  • Propolis  2 oz - $10 available now
UNFI: 
  • There will be a delivery on Thursday, April 23rd. The next deadline will be Tuesday April 28th available Thursday, May 7th. The following deadline is Tuesday, May 12, available Thursday, May 21st.
PRODUCE:
  • The next delivery will be on Wednesday, April 29th, available on Thursday,  April 30th. Email or call Susan Staal with special orders (her contact info is below.
  • If you have local produce you would like to sell through the Co-op please contact our Produce Manager Susan Staal at  susan@moondancehollow.com  or call 864-638-5675.
BREAD:
  • There will  be a Sami's Bread order this week available Thursday, April 23rd.  There is a good selection of bread in the freezer.
  • DIMPFLMEIER RYE and Sour Dough:  There is a nice selection of Rye Bread now in the freezer.
  • It is double wrapped and inner sealed so keeps well for a long time in the freezer. http://www.dimpfbreadex.com/dbx2k-index.htm   If we do not meet our minimum of 40 loaves then the order will be pushed forward 2 more weeks.
  • TO ORDER Dimpflmeier Bread: Place in Black Notebooks on Counter under D for Dimpflmeier. The order sheets are in there. You can also email your order to secretary2@upstatefoodcoop.com.
FRONTIER:
  • There will be an order available Thursday, April 23. The next deadline is Monday, April 27th and available Monday, May 4th.
  • There are several pound bags of powdered kelp in the herb and spice medicinal bins plus weighed packets on the shelf.
  • You can now order Frontier online through the Co-op, signing up online will give access to the Wholesale & Sale catalogs & the convenience of online ordering. If you would like to order Frontier online please email Teresa Anderson at  sveltlanaat@gmail.com to receive the online invitation to do so. Ordering through the Direct Order book will always be available as well.
EGGS:
  • We  currently have a very good supply of eggs in the cooler .
  • Please Note that eggs will now be stored in the refrigerator which is located in the previous location.
  • 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).
HAPPY COW:  .
  • 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.
  GLUTEN FREE:
  • Check the discounted rack for Gluten Free products.
  • Please provide GF product suggestions for what you would like to see on the shelf to Lynn Burkett at lynnburkett@bellsouth.net. Always looking for good suggestions for new gluten free products.

Work Teams Follow-up: Thank you to those who attended the November General Membership meeting and joined the work teams that were formed. To see the work teams please visit this LINK. If you would like to join a team please respond to this email - we need more people on most of the teams. To view the PowerPoint presentation that was shared at the meeting visit this LINK. Read the meeting minutes HERE. See the suggestions shared at the meeting at this LINK.

FOUND:  
A Set of Toyota Keys were found in the Co-op parking lot.

Innovation Task Force Update: The last meeting was Thursday, Nov. 6th at 7pm the Central-Clemson Library. Minutes from previous meetings are located
here. If you have ideas or want to be involved please contact Theresa Pizzuto or Sara Newton.

Input Wanted from Co-op Members:
We have started a monthly Speaker's Forum on Health and Nutrition.  We need your feedback!  What topics would you like to know more about? Please email your ideas, suggestions to Echo Macdonald,
echolini@gmail.com.

General Membership Meeting: The last meeting was held on March 19. The minutes are available for all to read HERE.

Please Calendar: 2015 Board of Directors (6pm) and General Membership Meeting Dates (7pm) at the Central-Clemson Library:

  • Thursday, June 4th, 2015
  • Thursday, September 17th,  2015
  • Thursday,  November 19th, 2015

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AVAILABLE CO-OP VOLUNTEER JOBS:
We have need for people to help with the following. Contact Theresa Pizzuto if interested
(Theresa.pizzuto@gmail.com).

  • Marketing Manager
  • Saturday Manager
  • Bulk packagers
  • Herb/Spice bulk packager
  • Pet Food Delivery receiving & processing (Wednesday every 2-3 mos.)
  • White Message Board updates
  • Produce Crew (1x/month Thursday morning at 10am)
  • Cashiers to work weekly
  • Communications Manager
  • Landscape maintenance (flower beds, bushes, etc.)
  • Newsletter writers to write short articles for quarterly newsletter.
  • Building maintenance (carpentry, plumbing, etc.)

Health Discussion: Discussion of health issues at the Clemson Library the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7pm. All are welcome to attend. For further information contact Gary at 864-868-0107 or Lori at 864-843-2584.

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

Spread the Word: The Co-op now has printed business information cards. Please ask for some and pass them out when you tell your friends about us!

Enjoy your week! 

Frances & Tiffany  2014 General Managers

Co-op Hours of Operation: 

Monday: 10am - 2pm   

Tuesday:10am -2pm   

Wednesday: CLOSED

Thursday: 3pm -7pm

Friday: 10am-2pm

Saturday: 10am- 4pm

Sunday: CLOSED

 

PHONE: 864.868.3105  

FAX: 864.868.4582

Website: www.upstatefoodcoop.com
 

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Upstate Food Co-op Update (04/13/2015)

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Upstate Food Co-op Weekly Update 
Apr 13 - Apr 18, 2015


Monthly Manager Meeting: Please join us on Saturday, April 18th for our monthly manager meeting at 9:30am the Co-op. All are welcome.

Special Order Assistance: Beginning Monday, April 13th assistance will be available between noon and 2:00pm on Mondays at the Co-op. If you need help with placing a special order for UNFI or one of our Direct Order Companies, call (864-868-3105) or stop by to speak with Lori Pierce or Theresa Pizzuto. For assistance via email, contact Theresa at theresa.pizzuto@gmail.com

Please join us on Thursday, April 23, 2015, for the Informational Seminar
by be Dr. Sandra Gray, PhD, Clemson University professor of Plant Physiology
  • She is an expert on Medicinal plants & will be speaking on "Medicinal Spices: the Pharmacy in your Pantry"
  • Time: 7:30pm & Location: Clemson/Central Library Conference Room.
  • For more information contact Echo Macdonald: echolini@gmail.com
Work Team Updates: To view reports from the work teams that have met to date, visit this link.

Saturday Manager Needed (10% markup; lower if you do additional work): We are looking for someone to take on the 2nd Saturday Day Manager job (9:30am to 4:30pm). If you are interested or want to learn more please contact Theresa Pizzuto.

Secretary Needed (Officer position - 0% markup): The Secretary takes minutes at the monthly manager meetings & quarterly general membership meetings, sends out the Weekly Update and all email communications to members & managers. Computer skills are required, including basic knowledge of Word and Excel; familiarity with Google Docs a plus. If you are interested or want to learn more please contact Theresa Pizzuto.

Tuesday Manager Needed (5% markup): We are looking for someone to take on the Tuesday Day Manager job (9:30am to 2:30pm). If you are interested or want to learn more please contact Theresa Pizzuto.

PRODUCT UPDATES

Personal Care: Dr Bronner's liquid castile soap has been moved to the bottom shelf on the other side of the door with the rest of the personal care items.
FREEZER: 
  • Ground Beef from Destiny: White Oak Pasture grass-fed ~ is available
  • All meats will be in Freezer above egg fridge. [Small freezer, # 2]

DISCONTINUED:

  • Personal care - We can no longer get Kiss My Face Olive & Honey bar soap. The 4 oz bars on the shelf are the last of it!
  • Bulk Eddie's Organic Bowtie Pasta has been discontinued by UNFI.
NEW ITEMS:
  • Personal Care -  Kiss My Face Olive & Green Tea bar soap
  • Dr Bronners bar soap citrus orange
  SALE:
  • Life Extension: Katherine will be placing our second 15% off sale order on May 5.  Everyone look at the catalog and see if they would like to try something while it is 15% off regular price.
  • Check the regular personal care shelves for items that we have on sale that will still be stocked on the shelf.
HONEY:
  • Raw Bee pollen 8 oz -$10  (harvested in SC) will be available April 5th, 2015.
  • Propolis  2 oz - $10 available now
UNFI: 
  •  The next ordering deadline is Tuesday, April 14th for delivery on Thursday, April 23rd. The following deadline will be Tuesday April 28th available Thursday, May 7th.
PRODUCE:
  • The next delivery will be on Wednesday, April 29th, available on Thursday,  April 30th. Email or call Susan Staal with special orders (her contact info is below.
  • If you have local produce you would like to sell through the Co-op please contact our Produce Manager Susan Staal at  susan@moondancehollow.com  or call 864-638-5675.
BREAD:
  • There will not be a Sami's Bread order this week.  There is a good selection of bread in the freezer.
  • DIMPFLMEIER RYE and Sour Dough:  There is a nice selection of Rye Bread now in the freezer.
  • It is double wrapped and inner sealed so keeps well for a long time in the freezer. http://www.dimpfbreadex.com/dbx2k-index.htm   If we do not meet our minimum of 40 loaves then the order will be pushed forward 2 more weeks.
  • TO ORDER Dimpflmeier Bread: Place in Black Notebooks on Counter under D for Dimpflmeier. The order sheets are in there. You can also email your order to secretary2@upstatefoodcoop.com.
FRONTIER:
  • The next order deadline is Wednesday, April 15 and available Wednesday, April 22. The following deadline is Monday, April 27th and available Monday, May 4th.
  • There are several pound bags of powdered kelp in the herb and spice medicinal bins plus weighed packets on the shelf.
  • You can now order Frontier online through the Co-op, signing up online will give access to the Wholesale & Sale catalogs & the convenience of online ordering. If you would like to order Frontier online please email Teresa Anderson at  sveltlanaat@gmail.com to receive the online invitation to do so. Ordering through the Direct Order book will always be available as well.
EGGS:
  • We  currently have a very good supply of eggs in the cooler .
  • Please Note that eggs will now be stored in the refrigerator which is located in the previous location.
  • 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).
HAPPY COW:  .
  • 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.
  GLUTEN FREE:
  • Check the discounted rack for Gluten Free products.
  • Please provide GF product suggestions for what you would like to see on the shelf to Lynn Burkett at lynnburkett@bellsouth.net. Always looking for good suggestions for new gluten free products.

Work Teams Follow-up: Thank you to those who attended the November General Membership meeting and joined the work teams that were formed. To see the work teams please visit this LINK. If you would like to join a team please respond to this email - we need more people on most of the teams. To view the PowerPoint presentation that was shared at the meeting visit this LINK. Read the meeting minutes HERE. See the suggestions shared at the meeting at this LINK.

FOUND:  
A Set of Toyota Keys were found in the Co-op parking lot.

Innovation Task Force Update: The last meeting was Thursday, Nov. 6th at 7pm the Central-Clemson Library. Minutes from previous meetings are located
here. If you have ideas or want to be involved please contact Theresa Pizzuto or Sara Newton.

Input Wanted from Co-op Members:
We have started a monthly Speaker's Forum on Health and Nutrition.  We need your feedback!  What topics would you like to know more about? Please email your ideas, suggestions to Echo Macdonald,
echolini@gmail.com.

General Membership Meeting: The last meeting was held on March 19. The minutes are available for all to read HERE.

Please Calendar: 2015 Board of Directors (6pm) and General Membership Meeting Dates (7pm) at the Central-Clemson Library:

  • Thursday, June 4th, 2015
  • Thursday, September 17th,  2015
  • Thursday,  November 19th, 2015

The Winter Newsletter is ready! Read it here.

AVAILABLE CO-OP VOLUNTEER JOBS:
We have need for people to help with the following. Contact Theresa Pizzuto if interested
(Theresa.pizzuto@gmail.com).

  • Marketing Manager
  • Saturday Manager
  • Bulk packagers
  • Herb/Spice bulk packager
  • Pet Food Delivery receiving & processing (Wednesday every 2-3 mos.)
  • White Message Board updates
  • Produce Crew (1x/month Thursday morning at 10am)
  • Cashiers to work weekly
  • Communications Manager
  • Landscape maintenance (flower beds, bushes, etc.)
  • Newsletter writers to write short articles for quarterly newsletter.
  • Building maintenance (carpentry, plumbing, etc.)

Health Discussion: Discussion of health issues at the Clemson Library the 2nd Tuesday each month at 7pm. All are welcome to attend. For further information contact Gary at 864-868-0107 or Lori at 864-843-2584.

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

Spread the Word: The Co-op now has printed business information cards. Please ask for some and pass them out when you tell your friends about us!

Enjoy your week! 

Frances & Tiffany  2014 General Managers

Co-op Hours of Operation: 

Monday: 10am - 2pm   

Tuesday:10am -2pm   

Wednesday: CLOSED

Thursday: 3pm -7pm

Friday: 10am-2pm

Saturday: 10am- 4pm

Sunday: CLOSED

 

PHONE: 864.868.3105  

FAX: 864.868.4582

Website: www.upstatefoodcoop.com
 

Copyright © *|2015|* *|Upstate Food Co-op|*, All rights reserved.
You are receiving this update because you are a member of the Upstate Food Co-op.

Our mailing address is:
Upstate Food Co-op
404 John Holliday Rd
Six Mile, SC 29682

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