On January 21, the Chequamegon Food Co-op appointed vested member Gary Sherman of Port Wing to its board of directors vacant seat. Gary has been a member of The Chequamegon Food Co-op since its founding on the East side. He joined his first food co-op in Madison in 1967 and has belonged to several since,
IDEAS FOR HER
Alpaca Arte Socks
Beautifully made and super soft. We have unisex sizes large & medium in stock, a size large would fit those men in your lives!
Terra Infinity Scarves
The Terra scarves made by women in Ecuadorean indigenous tribes, they are fairly traded and perfectly soft and lovely. We have several colors and types of scarves available.
Bee’s Wrap Reusable Wraps
The natural alternative to plastic wrap for food storage, because good food deserves good care. A perfect gift for those trying to eliminate plastic use.
Luci Daum Reusable Bags – LOCAL!
We have three sizes of these sweet little bags. With lovely prints, they hold everything from feminine products (mini pouch) to replacing plastic bags in lunches.
IDEAS FOR KIDS
Tinker Totter Robots
Stack and create various robots of all different sizes. Made from eco-friendly rubber wood this colorful set will stimulate the mind of any child who loves to build and puzzle. For kids 3+.
Krochet Kids Animal Hats
These hats have adorable little animal ears and are made from soft yarns. We have hats for the little foxes, pandas, bears & owls in your lives.
Ideas for him
Urban Cowboy Deodorant
A gentle formula enhanced with botanical sage & rosemary to help fight odor and feel fresh. Urban Cowboy deodorant is vegan, free from phthalates & triclosan, and offers effective odor protection without aluminum, or talc.
Bulldog Skincare for Men
This fast-absorbing beard oil contains aloe vera, camelina oil and green tea. It has been specially formulated to soften, tame and condition the beard. This oil improves the shine of the beard without making it look greasy, yet leaves your beard smelling great.
Kleen Kanteen TKWide 16oz Insulated Kanteen
Stop spilling coffee in your bag with the Kleen Kanteen’s leak proof cafe cap. Plus you can add a touch of sustainability to your daily coffee run with the Insulated mug, it keeps hot drinks hot for 10 hours, or iced for 30 hours!
FOR THE DOG IN YOUR LIFE
Racey’s Tastey’s Dog Treats – LOCAL!
Check out local dog treat maker Racey’s Tastey’s treats (Peanut Butter or Apple and Pumpkin) for the special pup in your life. These dog-tastic treats are made in Bayfield and are tested by owners Jim Lynch and Sally Hedges. Jim and Sally are also pack leaders of Racey’s Rescues sled dog team – a team built with a sled team of 6 rescued dogs.
Soft Lines Inc. Slip Leash – LOCAL!
Made right here in Ashland, Soft Lines builds dog leashes are made from multi-filament polypropylene fibers. The leashes stay soft and pliable even in cold conditions and are water resistant.
IdeAs FOR STOCKINGS
Auromere Bamboo Toothbrushes
De-plastic your bathroom with this eco-friendly alternative to plastic toothbrushes. The Auromere bamboo toothbrush is naturally anti-bacterial, sustainably grown using bamboo wood, it is also Vegan and uses BPA-free bristles.
Kleen Kanteen Steel Straws
Americans use 500 million straws every day. The Klean Kanteen Stainless Steel Straw Set is a reusable solution to disposable plastic straws and an ideal accessory for their 16oz or 20oz Insulated Tumblers and Steel Pint Cups.
One with Nature Activated Charcoal Soaps
Activated charcoal absorbs 100 to 200 times its weight in impurities and acts like a magnet to attract and absorb bacteria, poisons, chemicals, dirt and other micro-particles when they come in contact with activated charcoal, helping to achieve a flawless, clear and even toned complexion.
We’re happy to announce that we are now accepting applications for enrollment in our new grant initiative, Round for Partners. The Round for Partners program is a grant/donation initiative for local organizations and businesses. By offering Round for Partners, the co-op’s goal is to support a project or cause initiated by a local organization that
The project of the community mural has been a source of pride for us here at the co-op. The unique and detailed art has added a huge piece of beauty to the west side of our building and parking lot area, we are eternally thankful to our artists, artist volunteers and collaborators. In celebration of
Fall is the easiest time of year to write about eating the season, especially in our neck of the woods. Read on for highlights on a few varieties of fresh foods found plentifully in our area and seize the day by trying one of the suggested recipes below. Here we go! Apples Okay,
The change in seasons brings with it a change in leadership here at Chequamegon Food Co-op. Meagan Van Beest has resigned her positions as general co-manager and marketing & member services manager. She will be leaving the Co-op at the end of this week. Meagan will move to the Twin Cities for a new job
September is National Organic Month, so grab some organic veggies and celebrate! With the harvest season now here, it’s a good time to consider switching to organic, if you don’t already buy it. Why go organic? When it comes to food labels, the USDA Certified Organic seal is the gold standard and indicates so much
Give summer one last hurrah this Labor Day weekend with a fabulous party filled with friends, family, food, and fun. While we can’t help you with the other three, we’ve got you covered with the food! Here are 10 recipes to help you plan your Labor Day menu. Southwestern Grilled Chicken A simple marinade
It’s back to school time, which has us thinking about lunch! If you’ve been searching for new ideas for what to pack for your mid-day meal, we’ve got just the recipes for you. Mixed Greens and Asiago Hoagie Sandwiches can be a healthful, satisfying meal when you stuff them with an entire salad! Opt
If you are on the Zero Waste path, then you probably already have a reusable water bottle and reusable shopping bags. But these things will only get you so far in your quest to decrease the plastic you use. If you want to ditch plastics for good, there are a few other tools available to
Summertime is the perfect time to add local foods to your shopping list. Food grown right here is fresher and often has more nutrients because of that. Here are the top ten local fruits and veggies to look for now and in the coming weeks, along with recipes for inspiration. Apples – Early apples start
The Chequamegon Food Co-op will celebrate summer with a cookout party featuring food, games, and music on Saturday, August 3, 2019. From free snacks and $3 brats to old-school yard games and Americana music by Clayton Toman, the Co-op’s Summer Bash will highlight summertime flavors and pastimes. The community event offers a $3 brat feed