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 […]
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 […]
As you may have heard, there are some big changes brewing in the world of recycling. China is the world’s largest importer of post-consumer plastics and paper, but in July 2017 the country announced this will be coming to an end. The Chinese government’s decision appears to be the next phase in a series of […]
Saturday 6/17 & Sunday 6/18 only! We underestimated your love of cauliflower! The Coop is going to run out before the end of today (6/17) but there will be more tomorrow, a whole lot more!
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 […]
It’s a real thing. There was a grower strike in Mexico that resulted in weeks of no harvesting. Pair that with the California drought and we are looking at some big changes in not just availability but cost. Avocados are slowly becoming available again but expect to pay higher prices. If you love avocados, you […]
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 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 […]