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, January 26, 2015

Upstate Food Co-op Update (01/26/2015)

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Jan 26 - Jan 31, 2015


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

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

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

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.

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.

PRODUCT UPDATES
Personal care: We will be placing an order with Aubrey Organics soon. If you want anything, please put it in the direct order book by Friday, January 30. You can see the products on the Aubrey website http://www.aubrey-organics.com/.

SALE:  We should be receiving our information regarding Life Extension's Annual Super Sale soon (maybe the 2nd week of Feb.).  I just want everyone to start thinking about what they need.  Regular users will want the order placed as soon as possible. Katherine Vinson.

UNFI: The next deadline will be Tuesday, January 27th for a delivery on Thursday February 5th.

PRODUCE:
  • The next delivery will be on Wednesday, February 11th, available on Thursday, February 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 squash and 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.   There are a few varieties of Sami's and Rye bread in the freezer.
  • DIMPFLMEIER RYE and Sour Dough:   We have a variety of Rye breads in the freezer.  The next order date will be February 11th available February 19th. Date will be provided later..
  • 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 will be Friday, February 6th, available Friday, February 16th. The following deadline will be Tuesday, February 20th available Wednesday,  February 28th.
  • 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 have a good supply of eggs this week.
  • Please Note that eggs are currently being stored in the produce cooler.
  • 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.

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.

The Fall 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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Monday, January 19, 2015

Upstate Food Co-op Update (01/19/2015)

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Upstate Food Co-op Weekly Update 
Jan 19 - Jan 24, 2015


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

Upcoming Health Seminar topics: February - Dr. Allan Macdonald "Ebola: What's it all about?" and March - Tradd Cotter "Medicinal Mushrooms." Stay tuned for more dates and more information.

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

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.

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.

PRODUCT UPDATES
NEW ITEMS:
  • Personal care: Thai crystal deodorant in 3 types - spray, stick, and stone in a decorative pouch
  • Supplements: Pure Encapsulations Multivitamin and Digestive Enzymes, a very good price!
SALE: Earthpaste toothpaste. Look on the personal care shelves.

DISCONTINUED ITEMS:
Packaged and Bulk items discontinued by UNFI or the manufacturer:
  • CHOCOLOVE Holiday Fruit and Nut Chocolate Bar 3.2oz
  • DROGHERIA & ALIMENTARI Spice Mill Sea Salt
  • ECOVER Dishwashing Liquid Lemon Aloe 32oz
  • EDDIE'S Organic Pasta Vegetable Bowties (bulk)
  • KITCHEN OF INDIA Navratan Korma Veg and Curry 10oz
  • LAKEWOOD Organic Orange-Carrot Juice 32oz jar
  • NATIVE FOREST Organic Bartlett Pear Halves 15oz can
Packaged and Bulk items discontinued from Coop shelf because of poor sales history (still available through special order):
  • ARTISANA Organic Coconut Butter Squeeze Pack 1.06oz
  • ARTISANA Organic Pecan Butter 8oz
  • ARTISANA Organic Walnut Butter 8oz
  • ARROWHEAD MILLS Organic Rye Flour 30oz
  • BULK Organic Coarse Bulgur
  • BULK Organic White Chia Seeds
  • JEFF'S NATURALS Sliced Jalapenos
  • JIM'S COFFEE Wonder Brew (bulk whole bean)
  • NATURAL NECTAR Potato Stix Sea Salt 6oz
  • NUTIVA Organic Coconut Oil gallon bucket
  • ONE DEGREE Organic Sprouted Spelt Flour 80oz (5lb)
  • SPECTRUM Organic Apple Cider Vinegar gallon jug
  • ST DALFOUR Gourmet to Go Pasta and Veg 6.2oz
  • ST DALFOUR Gourmet to Go Couscous 6.2oz
  • ZICO Coconut Water 1 liter
UNFI:  There will be a delivery on Thursday, January 22nd. The following deadline will be Tuesday, January 25th for a delivery on Thursday February 5th.

PRODUCE:
  • The next delivery will be on Wednesday, February 11th, available on Thursday, February 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 squash and 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 not be a Sami's Bread order this week. We did not meet the minimum order.  There are a few varieties of Sami's and Rye bread in the freezer.
  • DIMPFLMEIER RYE and Sour Dough:   We have a variety of Rye breads in the freezer.  The next order date will be February 11th available February 19th. Date will be provided later..
  • 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 Friday January 16th and available Saturday, January 24th.( The availability may be affected by the Martin Luther King Holiday making it the 27th.) The following deadline  Wednesday, January 28th, available Monday, February 9th.
  • 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 have a good supply of eggs this week.
  • Please Note that eggs are currently being stored in the produce cooler.
  • 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.

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 are about to start 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.

The Fall 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
  • Pet Food Delivery receiving & processing (Wednesday every 2-3 mos.)
  • White Message Board updates
  • Produce Crew (1x/month 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! 

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.
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Our mailing address is:
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Six Mile, SC 29682

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