Attention co-op shoppers: We are sorry to announce that Annie’s Homegrown pizzas have been voluntarily recalled. We will issue a refund, if you bring the product back to the store. Please visit Annie’s Homegrown Pizza Recall page for an explanation of the recall and a list of affected products.
January is the perfect time to curl up with a hot cup of tea. It’s no wonder then that this is National Hot Tea Month. Quick facts about tea: There are two types of tea: True tea comes from a tree called Camellia sinensis and herbal tea comes from a variety of herbs. Tea contains
Maybe you’ve seen the brightly colored labels in the refrigerated case. With exotic sounding names like kim chi and curtido, maybe you’ve also wondered what exactly is in those pretty Spirit Creek Farm jars. Spirit Creek Farm makes tangy (and tasty) lacto-fermented foods. Processed in Cornucopia, Wisconsin from locally grown organic produce, these products start with vegetables in salt
In the winter, balance becomes especially important as we deal with slippery sidewalks and clunky boots. Yet, many of us lead sedentary lives, and the lack of use and movement affects our balance and coordination. In turn, this makes us more prone to injury from falls. But how do you counteract the effects of extended
Whether you’re a foodie interested in local foods or a farmer working in the local food system, the 7th Annual Wisconsin Local Food Summit presents an opportunity to meet with like-minded folks. This year’s summit, “Common Ground: Everyone Eats,” takes place in Ashland, Wisconsin at Northland College on February 1 and 2. Keynote presenters include
The next time you shop at the Co-op, your cashier will ask you if you would like to CHIP your change. What exactly is CHIP? Here are the answers to some of the questions you might have about the program. What is CHIP for Change? CHIP for Change is a donation program run by the
The Chequamegon Food Co-op wants to help you keep your resolution to eat healthier in 2013. To do that, we have created the New Year, New You Challenge for Change. This challenge is not about dieting; it is about changing the way you think about food. It is about making small changes to the way
If you’re still trying to wrap up your holiday shopping, check out these last minute gift ideas from Chequamegon Food Co-op. As a bonus, we’ve thrown in a list of our most requested stocking stuffers. Fruit Basket – Take one fair-trade African basket ($31.99 each) and add your favorite fruit to put together a tasteful
Pull up a chair and settle in for a fun read about local foods! The winter edition of The Grapevine is now available. If you are a member, your paper copy should have already hit your mailbox. Please let us know what you think of this edition in the comments below or through our website
The Chequamegon Food Co-op Board of Directors meeting is a little early this month. If you would like to attend, please go to the Vaughn Public Library Garland Room on Tuesday, December 11 at 4:30 p.m. For more information about the Board, please visit the Board information pages.
By Meagan Van Beest, Marketing & Member Services Manager 1. Keep a variety of fruits, cheeses, and crackers on hand. These tasty treats make quick and healthy snacks or appetizers. 2. Plan for leftovers. Keep a variety of containers in your cupboard, so you can easily send food home with your guests. 3. Freeze soups