We are always looking for ways to make shopping your co-op easier. With less space to work with, compared to other grocery stores, things can get a little tight. So, this season we are focusing on navigation.
As more people begin to choose non-dairy substitutes for milk, cheese, and butter, the number of products available have grown as well! Here's a quick guided tour of the kinds of non-dairy alternatives available at your local co-op.
The Merc Co+op continues the board election season with some insights and inspiration from out-going board member, Ryann Waller.
Egg dyeing is a fun way to celebrate this time of year—and it's a tradition that goes way back—as much as 5,000 years when Persians celebrated springtime with eggs colored with plant-based dyes. Plant dyes can be just as useful today and they're plentiful; in fact you very well might have dye-worthy ingredients in your kitchen already.
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More and more shoppers are being enticed into the bulk aisles of their food stores—and for good reason! Buying in bulk is great for your budget (buy just the amount you need, at the best prices) and the environment, since there's less packaging required. With the opportunity to see and smell a product outside the package before you buy, it’s a fun way to shop too. Read more...