2018 Annual Meeting and Party

A big thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the Alberta Co-op’s 17th year and take part in our annual meeting! We loved the chance to get to know our community better! We felt like the party was a great success, but would love to hear your feedback to help us plan for […]

Alberta Co-op Chocolate Standards

We’re serious about our buying standards. That’s why when we learned that 600,000 children in the Ivory Coast are forced to produce 40% of the world’s chocolate we decided to take a stand. Last year our Buyers thoroughly researched all of our products containing chocolate and only kept those that we could verify were free of cocoa produced […]

Solidarity With Burgerville Workers Union

Background: Almost two years ago workers from Burgerville went public with the Burgerville Workers Union. Their aim was to pull workers out of poverty, to gain a voice in their workplace, and to be respected on the job. While they have made some gains, Bugerville still refuses to recognize the Union, and has fired Union Workers. In response, the Burgersville […]

A Study of Citrus

  Citrus Season is in full swing and many of us have a favorite sweet-n-tangy fruit to help ward off the winter blues. Right now we’ve got a great selection of citrus in, and we’ll continue to get more varieties in throughout the winter! Kumquat- While there is still some debate as to whether or […]

Oregon’s Bottle Bill Will Change Again in 2018

Here’s a friendly heads up: Starting January 1, 2018, Oregon’s Bottle Bill will be expanding to include all beverages except distilled liquor, wine, dairy and plant-based milks, infant formula, and meal replacement beverages. Manufacturers will have until January 20149 to update their labels to reflect the change. Until then, all beverages covered by the Bottle Bill will have a […]

Goodness Giveaway

Win the gift of healthy food and support an organization in our community that provides healthy foods to many of our neighbors. One of the seven cooperative principles is “Concern for the Community.” Providing healthy foods for the whole community has long been a priority for food co-ops because we believe access to good food […]

Introducing The Vegan Stoner

We are excited to announce that Sarah Conrique and Graham I. Hayes, the creative duo behind The Vegan Stoner Cookbook, will be partnering with Alberta Cooperative Grocery to bring deliciously simple recipes to our customers. These Portland based collaborators use a combination of fun illustrations and easy to prepare recipes to prove that creating a vegan meal […]