Upcoming General Membership Meeting:


Thursday, June 18, 7 PM - General Membership Meeting Speaker at 7:05

Held at the Clemson/Central Library Conference Room.

The Spring newsletter is ready!

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Week of 3 August 2015 update for Upstate Food Co-op

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Upstate Food Co-op  Update for week of 3-10 August 2015

 
We are now open on Tuesdays (10am to 2pm)  Please stop by and thank new member Sheri Gagnon, who has taken on this position.  
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.

Landscape maintenance job has been filled!! Thank you, Jerry Maw!!

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.

Please do not stack any materials against the bark of a tree trunk. It creates a damp environment that attracts insects and can eventually kill a tree. Individuals seem to think mulching against the tree trunk is good. It is extremely harmful to the tree.

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PRODUCT UPDATES
UNFI: 
  • The next delivery is Thursday (8/13)
  • The next order deadline is Monday, August 17 at 2 pm, for delivery on Thursday, August 27.
NEW ITEMS:
  • There are new sales cards for Life Extension in the sale catalog basket.  Check them out, some have a saving of 20%, but they are for a limited time/
  • Res-Q-Dent for Sensitive Teeth Toothpaste, Spearmint 3 oz
  • Frontier has discontinued Dash O'Dill.

HONEY:

  • Sourwood honey is available in 5 gallon buckets for $210 (yes, there are 20 quarts for the $210.00)

  • Bee Pollen and propolis are gone until next year.

PRODUCE:
  • There should be fresh produce ready August 20
  • Email or call our Produce Manager Susan Staal with special orders or if you have local produce you would like to sell through the Co-op call 864-638-5675. or email susan@moondancehollow.com.
BREAD
  • Sami's Bread arrived on Thursday (23 July)
  • DIMPFLMEIER RYE and Sour Dough
  • 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.
EGGS:
  • Egg supply is good at this time.
  • Please Note that eggs will now be stored in the refrigerator by the supplements.
  • 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.
  • Limited time for ordering eggnog from Happy Cow.
  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.

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

  • Saturday Manager
  • Herb/Spice bulk packager
  • Pet Food Delivery receiving & processing (Wednesday every 2-3 mos.)
  • Marketing Manager
  • Bulk packagers
  • Produce Crew (1x/month Thursday morning at 10am)
  • Newsletter writers to write short articles for quarterly newsletter.
  • Cashiers to work weekly
  • White Message Board updates
  • Communications Manager
  • 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 (next meeting 8/11). 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  2014-15 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
 

Special Order Assistance: Since Monday, April 13th ordering assistance has been 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 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.

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

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 this past Thursday June 18. The minutes will be available shortly.

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

  • Thursday, September 17, 2015
  • Thursday, November 19, 2015

The Spring Newsletter is here! Read it here.
 Winter Newsletter Read it here.

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Six Mile, SC 29682

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Monday, July 27, 2015

Upstate Food Co-op update for week of 27 July 2015

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Upstate Food Co-op  Update for week of 27 July - 3 August 2015

 
We will reopen on Tuesdays (10am to 2pm) beginning Tuesday, August 4th. Please stop by and thank new member Sheri Gagnon, who has taken on this position.

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.

Landscape maintenance job has been filled!! Thank you, Jerry Maw!!

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.

The Spring Newsletter is Ready!  Read it here! 
PRODUCT UPDATES
UNFI: 
  • The next delivery is Thursday (7/30)
  • The next order deadline is Monday, August 3 at 2 pm, for delivery on Thursday, August 13.
NEW ITEMS:
  • Dr Bronner's citrus orange bar soap
  • Kirks Castile Soap 1.3 oz
  • Res-Q-Dent for Sensitive Teeth Toothpaste, Spearmint 3 oz
  • Frontier has discontinued Dash O'Dill.

PERSONAL  CARE

  • There will be an Aubrey Organics order next week.

HONEY:

  • Sourwood honey is available in 5 gallon buckets for $210 (yes, there are 20 quarts for the $210.00)
  • Bee Pollen and propolis are gone until next year.
PRODUCE:
  • Email or call our Produce Manager Susan Staal with special orders or if you have local produce you would like to sell through the Co-op call 864-638-5675. or email susan@moondancehollow.com.
BREAD
  • Sami's Bread arrived on Thursday (23 July)
  • DIMPFLMEIER RYE and Sour Dough:  The last order (June 1) has been available since Thursday, June 18th.    
  • 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.
EGGS:
  • Egg supply is good at this time.
  • Please Note that eggs will now be stored in the refrigerator by the supplements.
  • 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.
  • Limited time for ordering eggnog from Happy Cow.
  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.

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

  • Saturday Manager
  • Herb/Spice bulk packager
  • Pet Food Delivery receiving & processing (Wednesday every 2-3 mos.)
  • Marketing Manager
  • Bulk packagers
  • Produce Crew (1x/month Thursday morning at 10am)
  • Newsletter writers to write short articles for quarterly newsletter.
  • Cashiers to work weekly
  • White Message Board updates
  • Communications Manager
  • 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  2014-15 General Managers

Co-op Hours of Operation: 

Monday: 10am - 2pm   

Tuesday: CLOSED

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
 

Special Order Assistance: Since Monday, April 13th ordering assistance has been 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 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.

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

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 this past Thursday June 18. The minutes will be available shortly.

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

  • Thursday, September 17, 2015
  • Thursday, November 19, 2015

The Spring Newsletter is here! Read it here.
 Winter Newsletter Read it here.

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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