Upcoming Speakers:


Thursday, Feb. 19, 7:30 PM, Dr. Allan Macdonald on "Ebola: What's it all about?"

Friday, March 19, 7:30 PM, Tradd Cotter, Mycologist, "Medicinal Mushrooms"

Both presentations to be held at the Clemson/Central Library Conference Room.

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Monday, March 2, 2015

Upstate Food Co-op Update (03/02/2015)

Upstate Food Co-op Weekly Update 
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Upstate Food Co-op Weekly Update 
Mar 02 - Mar 07, 2015

Upcoming General Membership Meeting & Seminar:
Thursday, March 19, 6:00 PM BOD meeting, 7:00 PM membership meeting and 7:30 PM Seminar: Tradd Cotter, Mycologist, "Medicinal Mushrooms". Both presentations to be held at the Clemson/Central Library Conference Room. For more information contact Echo Macdonald: echolini@gmail.com

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.

Winter Weather Reminder: If the local schools are closed the Co-op is most likely closed as well. Please call the Co-op to find out if we are open before coming out. We will try to get an email out if we are closed, but it may not be possible with power outages, etc. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

PRODUCT UPDATES
 
RESTOCK:
  • We received an Aubrey order, so Chamomile Luxurious shampoo is back in stock.
DISCONTINUED:
  • Aubrey has discontinued Calaguala Liposome Cream and doesn't have anything else like it. They changed their facial care line a while back. We have the dry skin and sensitive skin products in stock..
NEW:
  • Five New Organic Bulk Beans:  Black Orca, Cranberry, European Soldier, Green Flageolet, and Jacobs Cattle
SALE:
  • Indigo Wild has some products on the sale shelves with more migrating there soon.
  • Some Aubrey products will be special order only and are on the discount shelving.
  • The Life Extension Annual 15% sale has started.  This includes all items in their catalog
  • Check the regular personal care shelves for items that we got on sale that will still be stocked on the shelf.
UNFI: 
  • The next order deadline will be Tuesday, March 3rd, available Thursday March 12th. The following deadline will be Tuesday, March 17th, available Thursday, March 26th.
PRODUCE:
  • The next delivery will be on Wednesday, March 4th, available on Thursday, March 5th . Email or call Susan Staal with special orders (her contact info is below).
  • We have an additional local produce supplier, Eastatoee Community Farm from Sunset, S.C. We have radishes.
  • 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, March 5th.  There is a good selection  of  Rye 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 Monday, March 9th available on Monday, March 16th. The following deadline will be Monday March 30th, available Monday, April 7th.
  • 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 good supply of eggs in the coolers .
  • Please Note that eggs are currently being stored in the produce cooler and some in the back.
  • 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.

General Membership Meeting Follow-up: Thank you to those who attended the 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. (Note: If you signed up for the Customer Service Team at the meeting please let us know since the sheet was missing after the meeting). 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 November 20th. 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, March 19th, 2015
  • 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
  • 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, February 24, 2015

Upstate Food Co-op Update (02/23/2015)

Upstate Food Co-op Weekly Update 
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Upstate Food Co-op Weekly Update 
Feb 23 - Feb 28, 2015

Winter Weather Reminder: If the local schools are closed the Co-op is most likely closed as well. Please call the Co-op to find out if we are open before coming out. We will try to get an email out if we are closed, but it may not be possible with power outages, etc. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

Upcoming Health Seminars:
Thursday, March 19, 7:30 PM, Tradd Cotter, Mycologist, "Medicinal Mushrooms". Both presentations to be held at the Clemson/Central Library Conference Room. For more information contact Echo Macdonald: echolini@gmail.com

Membership Renewals are due the first time you shop this year: Please plan to renew your membership the first time you shop in 2015.

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
 
Indigo Wild is now special order only, except for the bar soaps. Some of the products are on the sale shelves and more will migrate there soon.

RESTOCK:
  • We received an Aubrey order, so Chamomile Luxurious shampoo is back in stock.
DISCONTINUED:
  • Aubrey has discontinued Calaguala Liposome Cream and doesn't have anything else like it. They changed their facial care line a while back. We have the dry skin and sensitive skin products in stock..
NEW:
  • Five New Organic Bulk Beans:  Black Orca, Cranberry, European Soldier, Green Flageolet, and Jacobs Cattle
SALE:
  • Indigo Wild has some products on the sale shelves with more migrating there soon.
  • The Life Extension Annual 15% sale has started.  This includes all items in their catalog
UNFI: 
  • The delivery for last Thursday was postponed due to weather. We will be receiving a UNFI delivery on Thursday, February 26th.  The next order deadline will be Tuesday, March 3rd, available Thursday March 12th.

PRODUCE:
  • The next delivery will be on Wednesday, March 11th, available on Thursday, March 12th . Email or call Susan Staal with special orders (her contact info is below).
  • We have an additional local produce supplier, Eastatoee Community Farm from Sunset, S.C. We have radishes.
  • 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 next  week, available on Thursday, March 5th.  There is a good selection  of  Rye 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:
  • Delivery will be available Saturday, February 28th. I have no new deadline at this time but remember you can order anytime online which will be processed when we have met our minimum.
  • 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 14 dozen eggs in the coolers .
  • Please Note that eggs are currently being stored in the produce cooler and some in the back.
  • 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.

General Membership Meeting Follow-up: Thank you to those who attended the 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. (Note: If you signed up for the Customer Service Team at the meeting please let us know since the sheet was missing after the meeting). 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 November 20th. 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, March 19th, 2015
  • 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
  • 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 © *|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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