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 […]
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 […]
Hello, members! On behalf of the board of directors, it was great to see many of you at our annual meeting and birthday party on July 30th. Although we had a board of directors election as part of our annual meeting, we actually have a board position opening up as one of our esteemed […]
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 […]
Hearing the need for increased accessibility to both shopping and Ownership at Alberta Coop, we are following in the footsteps of sister Coops all over the country and launching our own Food For All program! If you shop with EBT/SNAP benefits, you can qualify for Food For All. Show your EBT card when you are filling out the New […]
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!
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 […]
Hey Alberta Coop Owners! Shop on Saturday April 22nd or Sunday April 23rd to take advantage of an additional 10% off of all of your purchases!
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 […]
The daffodils are blooming, the days are getting longer, and every now and then the rain stops long enough to let some sunshine peak through the ready-to-flower tree branches. Spring is knocking on Portland’s door, and I, for one, am ready to answer! With asparagus on sale this week at ACG, I could think of no […]