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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

We’re Hiring for a Substitute Worker!

We’re taking applications for this position through Sunday, April 23rd! Purpose: Substitutes support the store by filling in on an as needed basis. Substitute workers fill in for regularly scheduled workers on a one-off or semi-permanent basis. Subs should expect to work anywhere from 2-4 days a week–there’re always shifts that want filling. While Substitute […]

Rescue Your Liver!

  Liver Rescue 5 by Rob Branch-Dash Sometimes, after providing a happy evening’s support for Portland’s artisan this and craft that, you need a superhero on your side. You need Aquaman to rehydrate you, you need Superman to sit outside the bathroom door and talk to you, and you need Wonder Woman to hold your […]

Nutritional Yeast

Nutritional Yeast by Rob Branch-Dasch You, my dear friend, are part of an extraordinarily cool little band of radicals. You live in Portland (narrow portion of the population), you shop at a cooperative grocery (narrower), you even read its blog (narrower still), and you’re so unwaveringly devoted that you even clicked an article with the dubious […]