Next General Membership Meeting: Thursday, Aug 21 at 7 PM

Topic: Ozone Therapy & Thermography
Location: Central/Clemson Library

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Upstate Food Co-op Update (9/29/14)

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Upstate Food Co-op Weekly Update 
Sept 29 - Oct 4, 2014


Tuesday Manager Needed: We are looking for someone to take on the Tuesday Day Manager job. If you are interested or want to learn more please contact Theresa Pizzuto.

Innovation Task Force Update: Minutes from the meeting on 9/20 are located here. If you have ideas or want to be involved please contact Theresa Pizzuto or Sara Newton.

 
PRODUCT UPDATES
Cooler: Ordering from Destiny Produce, Salted & Unsalted butter - 1# packages, Sparksman Cream Valley. Available Thursday, Oct 2nd.

Freezer: from Destiny Produce, White Oaks Pastures, Grass Fed ground beef. 1 # packs, Available Thursday, Oct 2nd.

Order deadline for Dimpflmeier Rye bread is October 2nd.  It is double wrapped and inner sealed so keeps well for a long time in the freezer (see Bread section below for more information)(You can email orders to secretary2@upstatefoodcoop.com )

HONEY: We have local bulk honey once again.  
  • Bulk honey is available for $3.32 per lb, $9.95 per quart size jar - bring your own containers
  • Any questions regarding honey, Tatiana is happy to assist at probono@gmail.com
Calendars from New Leaf:  Please order your personal calendars now, sometimes they sell out quickly. To Order: Write your selection in Vol #1 of the Direct Order Binder, 'Books.' The July New Leaf Books catalog is on the OPEN STOCK book shelf, which lists the 2015 calendars available.

NEW:
Cooler; Hummus, [ New Brand, Roots,] Roasted Red Pepper

DISCONTINUED:
  • We no longer have bulk organic Turkish apricots on the shelf due to a large price increaseThey are still available by the case as a special order. The old price was $2.72 per pound and the new price is $9.16 per pound. (There was an issue with the 2014 crop so the market price increased dramatically)
  • The Celestial Seasonings Detox AM Tea has been discontinued by UNFI and Select Nutrition.

ON SALE:
Personal Care:
There are some personal care items on the mark down shelves.
  • Crystal Deodorant twist up stick 25% off, Weleda sage deodorant 15% off, Kiss My Face bar soap Olive & Aloe 20% off
UNFI:  The next order deadline is Tuesday, September 30th for delivery Thursday, October 9th.  The following order deadline will be Tuesday, October 14th, available Thursday, October 23rd.

PRODUCE:
  • The next delivery will be Wednesday, October 1st, available Thursday, October 2nd.
  • We have an additional local produce supplier, Eastatoee Community Farm from Sunset, S.C., They delivered 26 lbs of great looking winter squash, Butternut, Delicata and Spaghetti, priced competitively at $1.33 per lb.  We are expecting greens and more later in the season.
  • 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 on Thursday.
  • DIMPFLMEIER RYE:  We will now be taking orders for Dimpflmeier Rye bread order for October 2nd. 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 to order at  secretary2@upstatefoodcoop.com .
  • Available at a reduced rate is the sampler box which is  a variety of 10, 1 pound loaves.
FRONTIER:
  •  The order deadline is Wednesday, October 15th and available Friday, October 24th. The following deadline will be Wednesday, October 29th and available Thursday, November 6th.
HAPPY COW:  .
  • When placing orders you must place your order before Monday.
  • Happy Cow is selling local, conventional (not organic) Golden Delicious and Rome apples for $20.50 a bushel as supply lasts, may be ordered in D.O. book under Happy Cow.
  • 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 have eggs available for purchase. The production is now increasing.
  • 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).

General Membership Meeting: The last meeting was held at the Clemson-Central Library on Thursday, August 21st. The minutes are available for all to read here.

The Summer 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).

  • Facebook Page Content Manager
  • Split Creek Goat Farm Direct Order Assistant
  • White Message Board updates
  • Produce Crew (Every other Thursday morning at 10am)
  • Herb/Spice bulk packager
  • Cashiers to work weekly
  • Communications Manager
  • Bulk packagers
  • 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! 

Elian, 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, September 23, 2014

Upstate Food Co-op Update (9/22/14)

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Upstate Food Co-op Weekly Update 
Sept 22 - Sept 27, 2014


Tuesday Manager Needed: We are looking for someone to take on the Tuesday Day Manager job. If you are interested or want to learn more please contact Theresa Pizzuto.

Innovation Task Force Update: Minutes from the meeting on 9/20 are located here. If you have ideas or want to be involved please contact Theresa Pizzuto or Sara Newton.

The Summer Newsletter is ready! Read it here.

 
PRODUCT UPDATES
HONEY: We now have (thanks to the Burtova family) local bulk honey once again.  
  • Bulk honey is available for $3.32 per lb, $9.95 per quart size jar - bring your own containers
  • We also have a sign up sheet for various bee products from a local supplier, such as bee pollen, propolis, royal jelly and bee wax.
  • Prices are to be provided. Bee products will be available starting April 2015.
  • If any questions regarding honey, Tatiana be happy to assist at probono@gmail.com
We are now taking orders for  Dimpflmeier Rye bread order for September.  It is double wrapped and inner sealed so keeps well for a long time in the freezer (see Bread section below for more information) (You can email orders to secretary2@upstatefoodcoop.com )

Calendars from New Leaf:  Please order your personal calendars now, sometimes they sell out quickly. To Order: Write your selection in Vol #1 of the Direct Order Binder, 'Books.' The July New Leaf Books catalog is on the OPEN STOCK book shelf, which lists the 2015 calendars available.

Carlson Labs is having a line drive sale, 15% off from Sept. 18 thru 25. ( They are noted for their fish oils and more) Place orders in the Direct Order binder under "Carlson."

NEW:
Pure Encapsulations  - We have a new direct order company for supplements - Pure Encapsulations (http://www.pureencapsulations.com/). There is a section in the Direct Order book and a catalog on the shelf in the back room. The minimum order is for free shipping is $300, so I will order when we reach $300 in orders. 

BACK IN STOCK:
Bulk: Unpasteurized Almonds are now in stock.

Personal Care: We just got in an Aubrey order so the shelf products have been restocked

ON SALE:
Personal Care:
Crystal Deodorant twist up stick 25% off, Weleda sage deodorant 15% off, Kiss My Face bar soap Olive & Aloe 20% off

UNFI:  The next delivery is Thursday, September 25th. The next order deadline is Tuesday, September 30th for delivery Thursday, October 9th.  The following order deadline will be Tuesday, October 14th,  available Thursday, October 23rd.

PRODUCE:
  • The next delivery will be Wednesday, October 1st, available Thursday, October 2nd.
  • We have an additional local produce supplier, Eastatoee Community Farm from Sunset, S.C., They delivered 26 lbs of great looking winter squash, Butternut, Delicata and Spaghetti, priced competitively at $1.33 per lb.  We are expecting greens and more later in the season.
  • 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 no Sami's Bread order this week.
  • DIMPFLMEIER RYE:  We will now be taking orders for Dimpflmeier Rye bread order for August. 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 to order at  secretary2@upstatefoodcoop.com .
  • Available at a reduced rate is the sampler box which is  a variety of 10, 1 pound loaves.
FRONTIER:
  •  There will be a delivery on September 27th. There is currently no new order deadline
HAPPY COW:  .
  • When placing orders you must place your order before Monday.
  • Happy Cow is selling local, conventional (not organic) Golden Delicious and Rome apples for $20.50 a bushel as supply lasts, may be ordered in D.O. book under Happy Cow.
  • 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:
  • Egg distributors were called, we currently have 2 doz on the shelf, those from our newest distributor, Tina Starwick, Chasewind Farm. 
  • It is best to call before making a special trip for 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).

General Membership Meeting: The last meeting was held at the Clemson-Central Library on Thursday, August 21st. The minutes are available for all to read here.

The Summer 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).

  • Split Creek Goat Farm Direct Order Assistant
  • White Message Board updates
  • Produce Crew (Every other Thursday morning at 10am)
  • Herb/Spice bulk packager
  • Cashiers to work weekly
  • Communications Manager
  • Bulk packagers
  • 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! 

Elian, 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 © *|2014|* *|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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