Entries by Ashland Food Coop

Winter Seasonal Therapeutics Workshop – January 19th at Ashland Food Co-op

Are you hoping for the healthiest and happiest winter yet? Ashland Food Co-op’s Wellness staff has teamed up with MegaFood to offer a FREE community workshop where you’ll learn about lifestyle, nutrition and supplementation strategies to add to your daily habits right away. The workshop will address both seasonal mood changes and winter immune system […]

Come to the Co-op’s Holiday Tamale Party

Saturday, December 13 • 11 am to 1 pm Co-op Classroom at 300 N. Pioneer St. A centuries old holiday tradition for many families with Hispanic ties is the traditional family gathering to make tamales. As the saying goes, “Many hands make light work.” And, since there are numerous steps involved to create these spicy […]

Make your Holiday Meal Delicious and Easy

Our Co-op Deli will once again offer our scrumptious ready to heat and serve Thanksgiving meals. We make everything from scratch in our homey co-op kitchen, from the pie crusts to the cornbread for the stuffing. All food is made fresh using the highest quality ingredients. All produce and grains are organic and our Diestel […]

10 Reasons Why Co-ops Rock

October is National Co-op Month, a good time to connect with the virtues of the cooperative business model and its positive effects on families, communities and the environment. Let’s just take a look at some of the reasons co-ops rock: Cooperatives are democratic organizations that are equally owned and controlled by a group of people. […]

It’s Harvest Season! Take a Farm Tour!

Visit Hi Hoe Produce at Bluebird Farm Saturday, August 9 – 8am 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 food grown on the farm. Cost is […]

Gathering Together

June will have many opportunities for our community to gather together and celebrate the coming of summer. As you have probably experienced many times before, the Co-op seems to be a magnet for this type of activity. Whatever your reason, people just naturally gravitate to our outdoor plaza and deli to have lunch, see friends, […]

Co-ops: A Better Way

This October, one billion cooperators around the globe will celebrate all the ways cooperative enterprise builds a better world. There are 30,000 co-ops in the United States, with 1 in 4 Americans holding co-op memberships. In nearly every part of the economy, people have joined together to do business more effectively, or to get the […]

Food Co-ops Nurture Healthy Communities

A recent quantitative study of the social and economic impacts of food co-ops compared to conventional grocery stores demonstrates the many ways that cooperative businesses like Ashland Food Co-op are different. The study, called Healthy Foods Healthy Communities, found that food co-ops inherently serve and benefit the communities where they are located. Here are some […]

Ashland Food Co-op Holds Benefit Dog Wash for FOTAS

Friends of the Animal Shelter (FOTAS) was founded in 1990 to support the animals at the Jackson County Shelter. FOTAS has hundredsl of volunteers who walk dogs, socialize cats, and provide financial support to spay/neuter efforts. FOTAS also works with local teachers to provide educational opportunities to students throughout Jackson County about responsible pet ownership. […]

CO-OP FARM TOUR!

Seven Seeds Farm Saturday, July 27 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM Join us for an all day adventure to Seven Seeds Farm, a thriving example of permaculture principles in action. We’ll begin boarding the bus at 7:30 AM for an 8:00 AM departure to enjoy a relaxing drive up the picturesque Applegate Valley to Williams. […]

Meet Amey Broeker, Our New Wellness Department Manager

Amey started her natural foods career in the late 80’s while living in the midwest. A close brush with a health crisis pushed Amey to make natural wellness both her personal passion and her mission.

Amey moved her family to the Rogue Valley 7 1/2 years ago when she became operations manager for a supplements manufacturer. In that position Amey had tremendous opportunity and a professional sense of accomplishment but she lost her joy for the industry. What was missing was the feeling of service from helping someone discover a path of wellness and the magic of watching families grow up strong and healthy.

Co-op Wins Conservation Award

Ashland Food Co-op received the City of Ashland Conservation Commission’s Business Conservationist of the Year award at the annual Rogue Valley Earth Day Celebration in April. The award recognizes businesses that have demonstrated outstanding conservation and sustainability practices that others are able to duplicate. It also rewards innovation in reducing air or water pollution, reducing […]