General Membership Meeting Information

Next meeting: Thursday, March 20 at Clemson/Central Library
6 PM Board of Directors, 7 PM General Membership - after a brief membership meeting we will view the DVD Genetic Roulett.


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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Dear Co-op Members,
We have the following produce available for you this week:

Apples, Fuji
Avocados
Romaine Lettuce
Shitake Mushrooms
Garlic
Ginger
Lemons
Onions, Yellow
Sweet Potatoes
Wheat Grass
Yellow Onions
Celery
Swiss Chard, Green
Kale, Green

Enjoy and have a Fabulous Week.
Our next delivery will be May 1.
The Produce Crew

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Food Co-op Weekly Update April 14

Upstate Food Co-op Weekly Update


April 14 - April 19, 2014



Please join us for the monthly Manager Meeting This Saturday April 19th, at 9:30am at the Co-op. All are welcome.


Innovation Task Force

We are putting together a task force to look at ways we can innovate the Co-op. If you would like to be on this committee, please email Elian at elianyevans@gmail.com. We look to have our first meeting within the next couple of weeks.


PRODUCT UPDATES:


NEW PRODUCTS:


From Megafood:  


SALE:


  • Note: In Store Sales items change daily; So shop often and keep a check on  them.


UNFI:  The next order deadline is Tuesday, April 15th for delivery on Thursday, April 24th. The next order deadline is April 29th for a delivery on  Thursday, May 8th.


PRODUCE:

  • The next produce delivery will be delivered  this Wednesday, April 16th, and available Thursday, April 17th. The next delivery will be April 30h.

  • 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 .


BREAD:

  • SAMI’S: There will be a Sami’s bread order this week  available on Thursday, April 17th..

  • DIMPFLMEIER RYE: Please place your orders now for an early May delivery.

  • http://www.dimpfbreadex.com/dbx2k-index.htm

  • The next Dimpflmeier order deadline will be the end of this month for an early May delivery, Please place your orders now so we can see if we meet  our minimum of 40 lbs.  If we do not meet our minimum of 40 loaves then the order will be pushed forward 2 more weeks.

  • TO ORDER Dimpflmeier Bread: Check Black Notebooks on Counter under the D for Dimpflmeier. The order sheets are in there.

  • Available at a reduced rate is the sampler box which is  a variety of 10, 1 pound loaves. Good in freezer 6 months .


FRONTIER:

  • The next order deadline is April 29th available between May 6-9th


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.


EGGS:

  • We currently have a good supply of eggs. Our local suppliers are  starting to bring in eggs. 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).


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


Local Honey Manager

Produce Crew (Every other Thursday morning at 10am)

Herb/Spice bulk packager

Cashiers to work weekly

Communications Manager

Bulk packagers

Landscape maintenance & trimming (flower beds, bushes, etc.)

Newsletter writers to write short articles for quarterly newsletter.

Building maintenance (carpentry, plumbing, etc.)


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!


The winter newsletter is now online


Enjoy your week!


Elian, Frances, Tiffany , 2014 General Managers


Co-op Hours of Operation:


Monday: 10am - 2pm     Thursday: 3pm -7pm

Tuesday:10am -2pm     Friday: 10am-2pm

Wednesday:CLOSED

Saturday 10am- 4pm

Sunday: CLOSED


PHONE: 864.868.3105  

FAX: 864.868.4582

Website: www.upstatefoodcoop.com


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