October is Co-op Month!

October is Co-op Month!

This month we celebrate a more inclusive and sustainable future for our families, communities and future generations, through cooperation.

Winter Squash Guide

Winter Squash Guide

We love to try fun local varieties! Your guide to the most common.

Wooden Nickel Survey

Wooden Nickel Survey

Each year, your co-op donates to 12 local non-profits through the Wooden Nickel program at checkout. Since there are so many amazing local non-profits to choose from, we ask our Co-op Owners to help us narrow the list!

Changing Food Landscapes: Are You Voting With Your Dollars?

Changing Food Landscapes: Are You Voting With Your Dollars?

Today, the vast majority of our food is produced by an industrial system that churns out commodity crops like corn and soy, which are then turned into processed foods or fed to livestock in order to raise cheap meat. 

Goodness Giveaway

Goodness Giveaway

If you’d like the opportunity to win quality groceries for yourself AND give the same goodness to others, enter our “Goodness Giveaway!" 

$100 worth of groceries for you, $100 for ECHO food pantry!

Creating the Perfect Cheese Plate

Creating the Perfect Cheese Plate

If there's one plate of food that says “party,” it's the cheese platter. Learn how to create and serve the perfect cheese plate, complete with accompaniments. 

Your Co-op/Fair Trade/NonGMO month update (abridged)

Your Co-op/Fair Trade/NonGMO month update (abridged)

Every calendar month has its share of official holidays and observances. At your natural foods co-op, October is the official month for not just one but three observances near and dear to us! While they may not elicit a smile (cringe?) in the way that national Fluffernutter Day might, we think these are topics worth thinking about this month! Here's the abridged version.