Owner Benefits and Co+op Basics

By Laura Coffee, Marketing & Owner Services Manager, Co-op Owner GreenTree is always working to improve the Co+op experience for our Owners and shoppers. This year, we tried changing our long standing once-a-month discount structure from a single fixed date, to a choose-your-own model. After nine months of this new structure, we’ve discovered some interesting things. In talking with shoppers […]

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The Down and Dirty of Digestive Enzymes

By Megan Barber, Wellness Buyer, Co-op Owner Imagine a world of fluffy cupcakes, never ending pizza, ice cream sundaes, and mountains of glorious candy. In a perfect world, we would all eat delicious, addictive food in abundance without ramifications like heartburn, bloating, and indigestion. And unfortunately, until we can get to that perfect world, which I’m hoping comes along soon, […]

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Natural Nutrition: Omega-3 Fatty Acids

By Felicia Marzolf, Dietetics Student Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Benefits Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fatty acids – meaning they are necessary for human health, but the body cannot make them. The way to get omega-3s is through food or supplementation. Most people do not consume sufficient amounts of omega-3s. Symptoms of omega-3 deficiency include fatigue, poor memory, dry skin, […]

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