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

Topic: Ozone Therapy & Thermography
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Upstate Food Co-op Update (10/13/14)

Upstate Food Co-op Weekly Update 
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Upstate Food Co-op Weekly Update 
Oct 13 - Oct 18, 2014


Member Input Needed: We mailed all of the members a letter with important updates about the Co-op and a self-addressed, stamped postcard for providing your input. You should receive it this week. Please return the postcard as soon as you can. Thanks for your help!

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
Frontier Herbs: 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.
  •  Frontier has a $250 minimum no shipping cost & usually gets ordered twice a month, but with the online ordering availability it could possibly be up to three times per month. 
  • Please have monthly sale orders in by the 25th of every month to ensure sale price for that month.
Pure Encapsulations: An order will be placed early next week. If you want anything, put it in the Direct Order book by Monday morning, October 20th. Go to http://www.pureencapsulations.com/ to see the available hypo-allergenic supplements.

Christina's Natural Qualities: An order will be placed early next week. If you want to order, place it in the Direct Order book by Monday morning. Go to http://www.naturalqualities.net/ to see what natural cosmetics, lotions, and soaps are available

Freezer:
  • Now available from Destiny Produce, White Oaks Pastures, Grass Fed ground beef. 1 # packs.
  • DIMPFLMEIER RYE:  We have a good variety of Rye breads in the freezer.
DISCONTINUED: Please visit this link for a comprehensive list of all of the recently discontinued UNFI shelf items. Those discontinued due to poor/slow shelf sales can still be special ordered by the case in the white member order book. Those items discontinued by the distributor (noted at the bottom of the list) cannot be special ordered.

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 order deadline is Tuesday, October 14th, delivered Thursday, October 23rd. The following order deadline will be Tuesday, October 28th, delivered Thursday November 6th.

PRODUCE:
  • The next delivery will be Wednesday, October 29th, available Thursday, October 30th. 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 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 next week . There are some varieties in the freezer.
  • DIMPFLMEIER RYE:  We have a good variety of Rye breads in the freezer.  The next approximate order date will be November 26th, for a December 4th delivery  or if we need to wait December 10th for a December 19th delivery.
  • 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 a good supply of 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 (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! 

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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Six Mile, SC 29682

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Monday, October 6, 2014

Upstate Food Co-op Update (10/06/14)

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Upstate Food Co-op Weekly Update 
Oct 06 - Oct 11, 2014


Member Input Needed: We mailed all of the members a letter with important updates about the Co-op and a self-addressed, stamped postcard for providing your input. You should receive it this week. Please return the postcard as soon as you can. Thanks for your help!

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: Sparksman Cream Valley butter arrived spoiled, so we do not have it on the shelf as planned.

Freezer: Now available from Destiny Produce, White Oaks Pastures, Grass Fed ground beef. 1 # packs.

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

DISCONTINUED: Please visit this link for a comprehensive list of all of the recently discontinued UNFI shelf items. Those discontinued due to poor/slow shelf sales can still be special ordered by the case in the white member order book. Those items discontinued by the distributor (noted at the bottom of the list) cannot be special ordered.

ON SALE:
Personal Care:
There are some personal care items on the mark down shelves.
  • Sales: 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 delivery is Thursday, October 9th.  The following order deadline will be Tuesday, October 14th, delivered Thursday, October 23rd.

PRODUCE:
  • The next delivery will be Wednesday, October 29th, available Thursday, November  6th. 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 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 have a shipment available on Thursday, Oct 9th - there will be a variety of Rye breads available.  The next approximate order date will be November 26th, for a December 4th delivery  or if we need to wait December 10th for a December 19th delivery.
  • 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
 

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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