Why Buy Bulk?

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By Reeva Ripley, Bulk Buyer, Frozen Buyer, Co-op Owner Help save money and the environment one purchase at a time! In a world where people are becoming more ecologically aware, many of us are looking to minimize our effect on the environment. Making purchases in the bulk aisle enables folks to reduce both discarded packaging and food waste. It also

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Community Partner: Redbird Feeds & Pet Supplies

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By Rachel Cromell, Marketing Assistant, Storekeeper, Co-op Owner When it comes to community, Redbird Feeds and Pet Supplies is more than just a retail store. Located at 1210 E. Pickard St., it has been part of Mt. Pleasant for more than 20 years, specializing in healthy pet foods, locally-made products, and outdoor items. Redbird puts local first by offering pet

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Summertime Grilling

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By Christopher Wiesman, Deli Manager, Co-op Owner The grill is an amazingly versatile cooking machine. Nearly everything, even desserts, can be cooked over the open flame of a gas or charcoal grill. Go ahead—try it! The high heat of the flame helps to caramelize the  sugars, producing a delicious crust, all the while imparting even more flavor in those grill

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2015 Annual Meeting Results

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Board Elections: Five Board Members were elected; Ray Davies, Carolyn Kaya, Gary Kramer, Robert Murray, and Aiman Shahpurwala Restated Bylaws: Passed Restated Articles of Incorporation: Passed You can read the 2014 Annual Report here. And if you weren’t able to make it to the meeting, check out these pictures and you’ll feel like you were right there with us!

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2015 Annual Plant Swap


In 2012 we put up a little canopy in front of the Co-op and invited our Owners to bring their extra plants to swap and share. This will be our 4th Annual Swap, and so far, it’s been bigger and better every year. Last year, we had more than 40 different types of plants! This year the swap falls on

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