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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Goat Milk!!!

Have you been looking for a source of local goat milk, yogurt, and cheese from happy goats and cool farmers? Fair Food Farm is for you! FFF produces milk, yogurt, and chèvre and has sliding scale pricing to help make their products affordable to everyone. Learn more about the farm and their practices, and how […]

Driscoll’s Update

The Discoll’s Boycott Continues -Bryan Berryeater, Produce Buyer Familias Undias por la Justicia, the farmworkers’ union in Washington that initiated the domestic boycott of Driscoll’s berries in 2015, recently announced they have reached a tentative agreement with Sakuma Bros (http://familiasunidasjusticia.org/en/newsandupdates/).  Pending ratification by the FUJ union members, these workers may soon enjoy an historic labor […]