Entries by AshlandFoodCoop

CO-OP PRINCIPLES IN ACTION: Concern for Community

All cooperative enterprise, no matter where it is in the world, follows a set of fundamental statements that serve as the foundation for the way we do business. They’re called the Cooperative Principles. There are seven of them and as a co-op; AFC uses them as guidelines to put our values into practice. The 7th […]

It’s Harvest Season! Take a Farm Tour!

There’s Still Time to Sign Up! Visit Hi Hoe Produce at Bluebird Farm Saturday, August 9th from 7:30 am to mid-afternoon Board an air conditioned tour bus at the Co-op to visit one of the loveliest farms around! Spend the morning with owners Chi and Michelle Scherer followed by lunch in their orchard prepared from […]

Ashland Food Co-op Strengthens Product Standards

The Co-op has a standing Produce Standards committee that makes sure our product buyers adhere to our product policies. As more information comes out about genetically engineered ingredients, our Product Standards committee has had to be nimble and update our set of standards to reflect growing consumer demand of GMO free products. Without laws requiring […]

YOU are the Co-op

A cooperative is usually described as a business that belongs to the people who use it—people who have organized to provide themselves with the goods and services they need. In the aftermath of the Great Depression, food co-ops emerged as a popular way to provide food at reasonable prices. In the 1970s, when Ashland Food […]

Black Bean and Avocado Soup

Soup is one of the most comforting foods around and is found in all cultures. Ashland Food Co-op has built up quite a collection of excellent and thoroughly taste-tested soup recipes. They live with hundreds of other recipes on our website. Celebrate soup season and try a new soup recipe this month. After all, it […]

Local Holiday Gift Guide

Ashland Food Co-op is serious about supporting local! We’d like you to consider choosing locally made gifts and supporting local businesses this holiday season. Here are a few of our favorites sure to make lovely gifts for anyone on your list, including yourself! 100 % Reloved Crayons from Annabel Lee, Ashland These re-purposed puzzle piece […]

Make your Holiday Meal Delicious and Easy

Our Co-op Deli can make your Thanksgiving so much simpler! We make everything from scratch, from pie crusts to cornbread stuffing. All food is made fresh using the highest quality ingredients. All produce and grains are organic and our Diestel turkeys are free range and vegetarian fed. This year’s menu features Diestel Free Range Oven […]