Here’s a collection of some Alberta co-op favorite holiday recipes! Drinks: Gingery White Wine Cider Dinner: Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Glaze Cranberry Pecan Skillet Stuffing Cranberry Relish Spicy Pumpkin Soup Sweet Potato Casserole Traditional Latkes Dessert: All Butter Pie Crust Chantilly Chocolate Glazed Nut Brittle Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls Chocolate Pear Cake Chocolate Stout Cake […]
An Update from the Burgerville Worker’s Union
You may recall that back in February the Alberta Co-op put out a call for others to join us in showing their solidarity with the Burgerville Worker’s Union (read more here). We received an amazing response and sent all of the pledge cards and proceeds we received from button sales their way. In the months […]
Have You Ever Considered Serving On Our Board Of Directors?
Hey Cooperators! Are you a member-owner of the Alberta Co-op? Do you want to have a say in the co-op’s vision and direction, represent other member-owners, and support the Collective Management to help make the store a success? There is an open seat on the Board of Directors, and our bylaws require us to appoint […]
Let’s Get Pickling!
Some of the best local produce is coming in fresh from the farms right now and we want you to enjoy it all year long! That’s why our buyers team has organized a convenient display for you to grab everything you need to get pickling! You’ll find dill from our Produce Department, salt and vinegar […]
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 […]
Round Up for the Sabin CDC!
This month’s Change for Change fundraiser will help to grow the Sabin CDC‘s Tenant Micro Loan Fund. We invite you to join the Alberta Co-op and Sabin CDC in offering support to folks right here in our neighborhood who might need just a little extra to help make ends meet. You can donate directly by […]
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 […]