With the holidays just around the corner and cooler weather settling in, it’s time to get baking. Whether you’re a novice or could handily win a bake-off, here are some tips and recipes to help you bake it up. Everything You Need to Know About Pie Dough – Pumpkin, apple, berry, chocolate…the filling is just
Co-ops Grow Communities: Celebrating Co-op Month 2016 Co-ops around the world share a set of guiding principles with Chequamegon Food Co-op, including “cooperation among cooperatives” and “concern for community.” When you purchase delicious, healthy food at the Co-op, you’re supporting a business that cares about people and contributes to a livable, sustainable community. And
What’s Fresh? Cucumbers! Cucumbers have been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties due to their phytonutrient content. They also contain polyphenols and lignans that have potential anti-cancer benefits. This week in the cooler you’ll find organic cucumbers from Hermit Creek Farm in Highbridge, Wisconsin. Confetti Cucumber Salsa Cucumber Mint Gazpacho with Lemon Greek Orzo Salad Minty Watermelon
What’s Fresh? Broccoli! Did you know that broccoli comes from the Italian word broccolo meaning “flowering crest of cabbage?” We’ve got fresh, crisp broccoli on sale this week at the Co-op. Although the taste of broccoli is slightly bitter like its relative the cabbage, it is also high in vitamin C. You can consume your
‘Tis the season for gift-giving, but it’s not always easy to come up with what to give. Our team scoured the shelves for gifts you would not only love to give, but would also love to receive. You’ll find food (and non-food) gift ideas in the Co-op Gift Guide below. Mouse-over the image to see
It’s hard to believe almost one year has passed since we moved into our Main Street location. With the changes and growth we’ve seen in the past 12 months, we wanted to check in with you. How do you think we’re doing? Are there things you’d like to see change? How about things you’d like
Ian Klepetar, founder of Bicycle Benefits, is biking across the country to spread the word about the program. Bicycle Benefits is a national effort to encourage bicycling while also supporting local businesses. Cyclists receive specials deals and discounts by biking to businesses and showing their Bicycle Benefits helmet sticker. The stickers cost $5 and are
You’ve hemmed and hawed, but have finally decided to jump on the smoothie bandwagon. Welcome! Now, how do you get started with this delicious trend? Here is a basic smoothie formula to help you try your hand at making these nutritious drinks. Once you get the hang of making smoothies, have fun and experiment with
Skip the mass-produced gifts this year, and instead give something you made with your own hands. Here’s a roundup of ten easy, do-it-yourself food gifts to make and give. You’ll find the ingredients and even some of the wrapping Cowgirl or Cowboy Cookies – Assemble all the dry ingredients for these delicious cookies inside sweetly
Online ordering is now closed. We have a limited supply of turkeys remaining for pre-order. Please contact Kiersten at (715) 682-8251 to order. Look for a return to online ordering next year and thanks for shopping!
Taste of the Bay is a free-admission food festival celebrating the food of Chequamegon Bay. Produced by the Chequamegon Food Co-op and hosted at the Ashland Area Farmer’s Market on Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 8 a.m. to noon, Taste of the Bay aims to showcase the fresh food and culinary talents of businesses in the Chequamegon Bay area. The festival will feature foods grown by local farmers and produced by caterers and value-added product creators.
Born out of a desire to connect local food producers with more customers, the festival will give just a taste of foods created in the Chequamegon Bay area. Local food vendors will offer samples of their creations for festival goers to try out. There will also be information about local foods and a book signing by Mark Phillips, author of “The Old Rittenhouse Inn Cookbook.”
If you would like to become a vendor or send food samples, please, please contact Meagan Van Beest, Marketing and Member Services Manager at (715) 682-8251 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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