Category Archives: What’s New

THE GREAT BANANA DEBATE


Please join us on Saturday 3/23 from 1-3 at the library to discuss if we should sell bananas at our coop.   Topics to consider regarding the proposal to sell Bananas at the Co-op:   Criteria established by the Food Forum: Buying guidelines for products at San Juan Island Food … Continue reading

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ALL YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT ANCIENT GRAINS


“NEW” ANCIENT GRAINS Lori, our Bulk Concierge, emailed: “I’m wondering if someone could explain what all these new grains are.  I think there are a lot of people, like me, who have no idea what quinoa, farro, couscous, steel cut oats, millet, etc., are or how to prepare or use … Continue reading

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Sciabica Olive Oils


Back on our shelves by popular demand: Sciabica extra virgin olive oils. Grown in the heart of California, these oils are crafted by the oldest family-run olive mill in the country. Nick Sciabica was also the first to bottle by varietal – just like wine grapes, olives have different flavor … Continue reading

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GMO-FREE SAN JUANS


If you would like to sign the petition to put this initiative on the November ballot, you may do so at our co-op. The measure would make it unlawful to propagate, cultivate, raise or grow plants, animals and other organisms that have been genetically modified. Because we support local agriculture … Continue reading

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Tie Dye Socks are here


You think the 70′s are over? Think again. Maggie’s Organic Cotton Crew Socks are now here! This is just one of the products from our newest distributor Omega Naturals. Stop in at the co-op to see the complete line of products.

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GET READY FOR NEW BULK AND GROCERY ITEMS!


The new bulk bins and grocery shelves have arrived; this week they will be assembled and put into place. Then the fun begins…stocking new stuff!

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News on our move and Annual Membership Meeting


Are you wondering if the Co-op is going to move? Are you wondering what it would take for the Co-op to be able to move? Read on. We are bursting at the seams in our little store and are looking at options for expansion! Our Co-op is at a crossroads … Continue reading

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Dreaming of a bigger and better store…


Greetings to the San Juan Island Food Co-op Community, How do you like our little Co-op? What are its strengths? What would you like to see change? What is your vision for our Food Co-op in five years? This last year has been a good one for the Co-op. It … Continue reading

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