Beet Read: Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All


Written by Rachel Caudill, Good Food Book Club Volunteer Coordinator Join us in reading the May Co-op Good Food Book Club book, Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All (2011) by Oran B. Hesterman. The Book Club will meet Sunday, June 1, from 7:00-8:30 at a member’s private residence to discuss Fair Food. Email for more information and directions. With May’s newsletter theme […]

How-To: Plant Onion Sets


Even though the weather is wonky, it’s a great time to get your onions in the ground! Not only do we have onion sets available in the store for $2.99 each, but they are local and come from Ellensburg, WA.  Here are some easy tips: Onions grow best in full sunlight or partial shade and […]

Grow a Garden with Us!


The sun is shining, the ground is softening and you’re sneezing 100 times a day… must be time to get planting! Our Wellness Department has everything you need to grow whatever you or your family desires. 1. Flexrake garden tools- $8.49. Click here for more information. 2. Garden in. a. bag. by Potting Shed Creations- […]

Meet the Makers: Nutritive Body Care


The Co-op is excited to introduce a new skin care line- made right here in Moscow! Nutritive Body Care is handmade in small batches by Kristy Bonner using the best ingredients around. After a conversation with her mother about her frustration trying to find products for her maturing skin, Kristy decided it was up to […]

Feel Good Mondays: DIY Cleaning Products


Making your own cleaning products may sounds like a huge time investment, but these simple recipes for everyday household cleaners are easy to make and are free of harsh chemicals and toxins. Because if you have to clean in the first place, why make yourself sick inhaling the nasty conventional stuff? All-purpose Cleaner • 1/4 […]

Meet The Makers: Landgrove Coffee


 We are so lucky to have such passionate and talented local producers in our area and we’re thrilled to bring you profiles on them in our new series called “Meet the Makers”. Landgrove Coffee is roasted in Troy, ID by Hannah and Jon Binninger. Since 1998 they have been roasting the finest beans from Kenya, […]

Eat Your Greens, Part 2

All hail the mighty kale! In this second part of our Leafy Greens Guide you’ll learn more about this veggie that’s getting all the buzz. Lacinato Kale (center): Part of the Brassica family. Also known as Tuscan Kale or Dinosaur Kale. It has an earthy and is more delicate in flavor than curly kale.  Kale […]

Eat Your Greens, Part 1


Because so many greens are at their peak in winter, now’s a great time to start adding them into your diet. And if you feel like a rabbit munching on a bowl of greens, we’ve got some great tips for how you can incorporate them in more interesting ways. Bok Choy: Also known as Chinese […]

Hostess Gift Idea: Kitchen Items, Naturally


Here’s another hostess gift option for the friend who loves to entertain at home and appreciates a natural aesthetic. These items are all available for purchase in the Co-op’s mercantile department. From left to right we have: Sustainable Threads napkins, 4 for $19.59. They are 100% cotton, machine washable, and made with Fair Trade, handwoven […]