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What’s Fresh – Week of Sept. 3, 2018

Happy Labor Day! Today we honor the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws, and well-being of our country. Reminder- this Wednesday, September 5th is Member Appreciation Day! All members will receive 10% off all purchases on the 5th.  We hope to see you there! A huge thanks to all the members… Continue reading What’s Fresh – Week of Sept. 3, 2018

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What’s Fresh – August 7, 2018

Good afternoon lovely Co-op folks! The sunshine is back in full force today, I hope everyone is either enjoying it or doing your best to stay cool and comfy 😊 Just a reminder that we are running a community fundraiser to get a ventilation system into the store at www.gofundme.com/cooltheoop Some changes this week- Lela, our produce manager… Continue reading What’s Fresh – August 7, 2018

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What’s Fresh- Week of April 30th, 2018

We've gone all over the Skagit Valley this week for your produce needs! We have lots of fresh cauliflower, red beets, and shallots from Hedlin Farms in La Conner, and from Keith of Mt Erie Gardens in Anacortes we have Rhubarb, Beets with Beet Greens, bags of young fresh pea sprout shoots and beautiful fresh bags of… Continue reading What’s Fresh- Week of April 30th, 2018

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What’s Fresh- Week of April 23rd, 2018

The sun is finally out! Let's hope it's here to stay. If you visited us at Future Fest over the weekend, thank you for stopping by! It's going to be a busy weekend coming up for us at the Coop, we have two events for our members and the whole community to enjoy! First, on… Continue reading What’s Fresh- Week of April 23rd, 2018

Ingredient Insights

The Allium Family- More Than Just Onions

Ingredients such as garlic and onion are essential to many recipes, providing the foundation on which good flavor is built. When we are using these ingredients, we are actually using something coming from the same family. The Allium family includes garlic, onions, shallots, leeks, scallions, and chives. This family is high in sulfuric compounds, which… Continue reading The Allium Family- More Than Just Onions