Celebrate Fair Trade: Alaffia

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The Co-op prides itself on sourcing items which utilize fair trade practices whenever possible. This means that we can ensure workers are paid a fair wage, that they work in clean and safe conditions and that the environment is treated with care. Founded in 2003, Alaffia is a US-based company that focuses on women’s empowerment, community […]

In store now: Melons

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There’s not a cloud in the sky (for the minute) and we think melons help soak in those Springy, warm feelings just fine. Available in the produce department now, here’s a fine looking group for your tasting pleasure: Personal watermelon (with seeds)- $1.19/pound Trace Me seedless personal watermelon- $1.19/pound Galia melon- $2.19/pound (a hybrid melon […]

Meet the Makers: Orchard Farm Soap

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Kate Jaeckel really likes hanging out with her kids. So much so that she started Orchard Farm Soap in 2002 as a way to both fulfill her love of being around her family and her belief in herbal medicine and natural skincare. Her background in massage therapy has given way to a beautiful product line […]

Grow a Garden with Us!

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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- […]

Egg Dyeing with Natural Dyes

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Egg dyeing is a ton of fun for the whole family, and now with Natural Egg Dye it’s safe too! Made from veggies, fruits and herbs the package of four dyes costs $9.99 in the Wellness Department at the Co-op. Simply mix the powdered dye with a 1/2 cup of hot water, let eggs soak […]

Meet the Makers: Nutritive Body Care

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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

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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 […]

Sweet Solutions: Dates

Out Sweet Solutions series is back with information about dates! Dates are one of the most naturally sweet fruits, making them a great alternative to processed sugars. For all you’ve ever wanted to know about dates, keep reading! There are many varieties of dates, but medjool dates are used most frequently as sweeteners because they […]