The Food Co-op

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Hello Fellow Food Co-opers,
The Food Co-op Shop

Is Open for Trade

Monday – Friday 10am-7pm

&

Saturday & Sunday 10am – 4pm.

We had a great break. We hope you did too. We are receiving new stock each day, so come in and stock your pantry. We look forward to seeing you all in the Shop soon and to a great 2014.
In Cooperation,
-The Food Co-op Team!


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Hello Everyone,

In an attempt to clear as much stock as possible before we close for the holiday tomorrow afternoon,

All Fresh Fruit,

Vegetables, Dairy,

& Soy Products

Are 50% Off

All Day Today,

Friday 20 December,

& Tomorrow,

Saturday 21 December.

Get In

Before It’s All Gone.

Have a Wonderful Holiday,

and We Look Forward to Seeing You

In the New Year.

In Cooperation,

The Food Co-op Team


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Fresh In!!! This Week…
This is the Food Co-op Shop’s Final Week of Trading for the Year.
All Items in the Shop are 10% Off
for the Remainder of the Week.

We Will Conclude Trade for 2013
on Saturday 21 December at 4pm.
We will reopen for trade Monday 13 January 2014 at 10am.

_____________________________________________________

We’re Having a Christmas Raffle!

Tickets are:
1 for $2*
3 for $5*

First prize  – $100 hamper
Second prize – $50 hamper

The hampers are located at the till. Check them out the next time you’re in the shop. The winners will be drawn on Thursday 19 December.

*no member discount on raffle ticket sales

____________________________________________________

A Huge Thank You to All Who Came Out to Support Acoustic Soup Last Week.

A special thanks to Raio De Sol, Jude Konn, Brother Be, & The Dulcet Tones for filling the Shop with music and to our wonderful volunteers, specifically Clair & Amelia (and their epic entourage), who have kept Acoustic Soup alive and thriving all year long. Acoustic Soup will return to the Food Co-op Shop in February.

____________________________________________________

The Cafe Is Closed
&
Lunches Will Not Be Served

Until After the Summer Holiday Period.

______________________________________________________

Organic Australian Produce
Break O’ Day Broad Beans (Organic [uncertified] Gundaroo NSW) $7.50/kg
English Cucumber (QLD) $10.50/kg
Zucchini (VIC) $6.10/kg
Cherry Tomatoes (QLD) $6.75/250g punnet
Cooking Tomatoes (SYD) $4.50/kg
Rainbow Chard (SYD) $3.60/bunch

Scottish Kale & Cavolo Nero (SYD) $4.50/bunch
Cos Lettuce (SYD)
$2.25/each
Apricots $10.40/kg
Juicing Apples (TAS) $6.00/kg
Valencia Oranges $9.00/3kg net
Nectarines (VIC) $13.70/kg
Rock Melon (QLD) $5.70/each
Yellow Peaches (QLD) $13.70/kg

Kensington Pride Mangoes (QLD) $1.90/each
Coriander & Flat Leaf Parsley (White Hill, SA) $3.80/bunch______________________________________________________

We Now Stock Reusable, 100% Recycled Shopping Bags
Handmade by Food Co-op Members

They Make Great Gift Bags

*New Designs In Stock*

Veggie/Fruit Bags with Drawstring (small) $12.00
Shopping Bags with Carry Handles (large) $15.00

_________________________________________________________

Teas & Herbs 50% Off Clearance Sale

Linden Flower Was: $12.80/100g Now: $6.40/100g
Lemongrass Was: $11.60/100g Now: $5.80/100g
Chicory Root Was: $12.00/100g Now: $6.00/100g
Alfalfa Was: $8.40/100g Now: $4.20/100g
Siberian Ginseng Was: $7.60/100g Now: $3.80
Marshmallow Root Was: $10.30/100g Now: $5.20/100g
Mugwort Was: $9.10/100g Now: $4.60/100g
Yarrow Was: $4.00/100g Now: $2.00/100g
Slippery Elm Was: $11.60/100g Now: $5.80/100g
Senna Pods Was: $4.80/100g Now: $2.40/100g

___________________________________________________

Reduced for Clearance

Muir Glen Organic Pasta Sauce (USA)
Tomato Basil and Chunky Tomato & Herb
Was: $10.50/each     
Now: $5.50/each

____________________________________________________

Summer Holiday Cleaning Day

We will have a cleaning day working bee Sunday 22 December from 10am-4pm to prepare the Food Co-op Shop for the three week shut down period. If you are interested in coming along to help, please email us to find out more and roster yourself into a time slot. Food & fun will be provided.
___________________________________________________________
Get Involved…
There are always heaps of projects around the Food Co-op Shop for which you can volunteer. Email us to find out more, and remember volunteering one hour per month entitles you to a month long 20% discount. We are currently looking for:
  • Fresh Produce from your garden to sell on consignment
  • Anyone interested in our Summer Holiday Shutdown Cleaning Working Bee
  • Anyone interested in cleaning the bathroom on a weekly basis.
  • Donations of clean, empty glass jars and bottles with tight fitting, sealable lids.
  • Donations of water glasses for use in the cafe
Email us to find out more about any or all of these volunteer jobs and/or requested donations.

We Look Forward to Seeing you All in the New Year!!!

In Cooperation,
-The Food Co-op Team!


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Fresh In!!! This Week…
The Food Co-op Shop
is

Now Open Sundays from 10am-4pm!!!
The Shop’s Final Trading Day of the Year
Will Be Saturday 21 December.
We will reopen for trade Monday 13 January 2014.
_____________________________________________________

We’re Having a Christmas Raffle!

Tickets are:
1 for $2*
3 for $5*

First prize  – $100 hamper
Second prize – $50 hamper

The hampers are located at the till. Check them out the next time you’re in the shop. The winners will be drawn on Thursday 19 December.

*no member discount on raffle ticket sales

____________________________________________________

Acoustic Soup
Wednesday 11 December from 7pm.
Entry is only $10 for the General Public & $8 for Members/Students.

Raio De Sol
Jude Konn
Brother Be
Dulcet Tones

____________________________________________________
The Cafe Is Closed
&
Lunches Will Not Be Served
Until After the Summer Holiday Period.
______________________________________________________
Organic Australian Produce
Break O’ Day Salad Greens (Organic [uncertified] Gundaroo NSW) $3.00/100g
Break O’ Day Snow Peas (Organic [uncertified] Gundaroo NSW) $3.00/150g
Break O’ Day Warrigal Greens (Organic [uncertified] Gundaroo NSW) $2.55/100g
Break O’ Day Broad Beans (Organic [uncertified] Gundaroo NSW) $7.50/kg
Break O’ Day Rhubarb (Organic [uncertified] Gundaroo NSW) $4.50/bunch
Nectarines (VIC) $14.40/kg
Passionfruit (QLD) $1.80/each
Massive Rock Melon (NSW) $5.70/each
Yellow Peaches (VIC) $13.70/kg

Kensington Pride Mangoes (QLD) $5.60/eachRainbow Chard (SYD) $3.60/bunch
Hass Avocado (NSW) $3.90/each

Scottish Kale & Cavolo Nero (SYD) $4.50/bunch
Cos Lettuce (SYD)
$2.25/each
Turmeric $30.60/kg
Coriander & Flat Leaf Parsley (SA) $3.80/bunch

_____________________________________________________

*Super Savings Saturdays & Sundays*
In an effort to curb wastage of fresh produce,
every Saturday & Sunday,
all fresh fruit & vegetables in the Shop will be
10% off the marked price from 10a-4p

______________________________________________________

We Now Stock Reusable, 100% Recycled Shopping Bags
Handmade by Food Co-op Members

*New Designs In Stock*

Veggie/Fruit Bags with Drawstring (small) $12.00
Shopping Bags with Carry Handles (large) $15.00

_________________________________________________________

Teas & Herbs 50% Off Clearance Sale

Linden Flower Was: $12.80/100g Now: $6.40/100g
Lemongrass Was: $11.60/100g Now: $5.80/100g
Chicory Root Was: $12.00/100g Now: $6.00/100g
Alfalfa Was: $8.40/100g Now: $4.20/100g
Siberian Ginseng Was: $7.60/100g Now: $3.80
Marshmallow Root Was: $10.30/100g Now: $5.20/100g
Mugwort Was: $9.10/100g Now: $4.60/100g
Yarrow Was: $4.00/100g Now: $2.00/100g
Slippery Elm Was: $11.60/100g Now: $5.80/100g
Senna Pods Was: $4.80/100g Now: $2.40/100g

___________________________________________________

Reduced for Clearance
Muir Glen Organic Pasta Sauce (USA)
Tomato Basil and Chunky Tomato & Herb
Was: $10.50/each      Now: $5.50/each
____________________________________________________
Christmas HampersTired of Christmas shopping?
Trying to buy for the person who has everything?
Can’t bear the thought of entering a shopping centre and having to listen to Christmas carols for hours?
Don’t worry, we have a solution…
The Co-op is making Christmas Hampers this year!
Filled with an assortment of tasty treats, special snacks and new and interesting products to try, these hampers are the perfect gift for just about everyone.
Made to order, we can include (or leave out) anything you like! We can make hampers to any value. Check out the raffle hampers to get an idea of what a $50 hamper and a $100 look like.
____________________________________________________
We Are Making Our Own Peanut Butter Again!!!
100% Roasted Australian Organic Peanuts
Only $7.60/350g
___________________________________________________________
Summer Holiday Cleaning Day
We will have a cleaning day working bee Sunday 22 December from 10am-4pm to prepare the Food Co-op Shop for the three week shut down period. If you are interested in coming along to help, please email us to find out more and roster yourself into a time slot. Food & fun will be provided.
___________________________________________________________
Get Involved…
There are always heaps of projects around the Food Co-op Shop for which you can volunteer. Email us to find out more, and remember volunteering one hour per month entitles you to a month long 20% discount. We are currently looking for:
  • Fresh Produce from your garden to sell on consignment
  • Anyone interested in our Summer Holiday Shutdown Cleaning Working Bee
  • Anyone interested in cleaning the bathroom on a weekly basis.
  • Donations of clean, empty glass jars and bottles with tight fitting, sealable lids.
  • Donations of water glasses for use in the cafe
Email us to find out more about any or all of these volunteer jobs and/or requested donations.
In Cooperation,
-The Food Co-op Team!


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Fresh In!!! This Week…
The Food Co-op Shop
is

Now Open Sundays from 10am-4pm!!!
The Shop’s Final Trading Day of the Year
Will Be Saturday 21 December.
We will reopen for trade Monday 13 January 2014.
_____________________________________________________

We’re Having a Christmas Raffle!

Tickets are:
1 for $2*
3 for $5*

First prize  – $100 hamper
Second prize – $50 hamper

The hampers are located at the till. Check them out the next time you’re in the shop. The winners will be drawn on Thursday 19 December.

*no member discount on raffle ticket sales

____________________________________________________

The Next Acoustic Soup is
Wednesday 11 December from 7pm.
Entry is only $10 for the General Public & $8 for Members/Students.

____________________________________________________
The Cafe Is Closed
&
Lunches Will Not Be Served
Until After the Summer Holiday Period.
______________________________________________________
Organic Australian Produce
Break O’ Day Salad Greens (Organic [uncertified] Gundaroo NSW) $3.00/100g
Break O’ Day Snow Peas (Organic [uncertified] Gundaroo NSW) $3.00/150g
Break O’ Day Warrigal Greens (Organic [uncertified] Gundaroo NSW) $2.55/100g
Break O’ Day Broad Beans (Organic [uncertified] Gundaroo NSW) $7.50/kg
Break O’ Day Rhubarb (Organic [uncertified] Gundaroo NSW) $4.50/bunch
Passionfruit $3.00/each
Massive Rock Melon (NSW) $8.60/each
Cherries (NSW) $7.00/200g

Sally’s Strawberries (Chemical Free, Michelago NSW) $6.00/250g
Rainbow Chard & Silverbeet (SYD) $3.60/bunch
Scottish Kale & Cavolo Nero (SYD) $4.50/bunch
*SPECIAL* Peas (NSW)
$9.90/kg
Cabbage (NSW) $7.20/each
Yellow Peaches (VIC) $13.70/kg
Kensington Pride Mangoes (QLD) $5.60/each
English Spinach (NSW) $5.00/bunch
Beetroot (TAS) $5.90/kg
_____________________________________________________
*Super Savings Saturdays & Sundays*
In an effort to curb wastage of fresh produce,
every Saturday & Sunday,
all fresh fruit & vegetables in the Shop will be
10% off the marked price from 10a-4p

______________________________________________________We Now Stock Reusable, 100% Recycled Shopping Bags
Handmade by Food Co-op Members

*New Designs In Stock*

Veggie/Fruit Bags with Drawstring (small) $12.00
Shopping Bags with Carry Handles (large) $15.00

_________________________________________________________

Teas & Herbs 50% Off Clearance Sale

Linden Flower Was: $12.80/100g Now: $6.40/100g
Lemongrass Was: $11.60/100g Now: $5.80/100g
Chicory Root Was: $12.00/100g Now: $6.00/100g
Alfalfa Was: $8.40/100g Now: $4.20/100g
Siberian Ginseng Was: $7.60/100g Now: $3.80
Marshmallow Root Was: $10.30/100g Now: $5.20/100g
Mugwort Was: $9.10/100g Now: $4.60/100g
Yarrow Was: $4.00/100g Now: $2.00/100g
Slippery Elm Was: $11.60/100g Now: $5.80/100g
Sienna Pods Was: $4.80/100g Now: $2.40/100g

___________________________________________________

Reduced for Clearance
Muir Glen Organic Pasta Sauce (USA)
Tomato Basil and Chunky Tomato & Herb
Was: $10.50/each      Now: $5.50/each
Reduced for Quick Sale
Australia’s Own Organic Unsweetened Soy Milk
Best Before 11 December 2013
Was: $3.60       Now: $1.80
____________________________________________________
Christmas Hampers
Tired of Christmas shopping?
Trying to buy for the person who has everything?
Can’t bear the thought of entering a shopping centre
and having to listen to Christmas carols for hours?
Don’t worry, we have a solution…
The Co-op is making Christmas Hampers this year!
Filled with an assortment of tasty treats, special snacks and new and interesting products to try, these hampers are the perfect gift for just about everyone.
Made to order, we can include (or leave out) anything you like! We can make hampers to any value. Check out the raffle hampers to get an idea of what a $50 hamper and a $100 look like.
____________________________________________________
We Are Making Our Own Peanut Butter Again!!!
100% Roasted Australian Organic Peanuts
Only $7.60/350g
___________________________________________________________
Summer Holiday Cleaning Day
We will have a cleaning day working bee Sunday 22 December from 10am-4pm to prepare the Food Co-op Shop for the three week shut down period. If you are interested in coming along to help, please email us to find out more and roster yourself into a time slot. Food & fun will be provided.
___________________________________________________________
Get Involved…
There are always heaps of projects around the Food Co-op Shop for which you can volunteer. Email us to find out more, and remember volunteering one hour per month entitles you to a month long 20% discount. We are currently looking for:
  • Fresh Produce from your garden to sell on consignment
  • Anyone interested in our Summer Holiday Shutdown Cleaning Working Bee
  • Anyone interested in cleaning the bathroom on a weekly basis.
  • Donations of clean, empty glass jars and bottles with tight fitting, sealable lids.
  • Donations of water glasses for use in the cafe
Email us to find out more about any or all of these volunteer jobs and/or requested donations.
In Cooperation,
-The Food Co-op Team!


Leave a comment

Fresh In!!! This Week…
The Food Co-op Shop
is

Now Open Sundays from 10am-4pm!!!The Shop’s Final Trading Day of the Year
Will Be Saturday 21 December.
We will reopen for trade Monday 13 January 2014.

_____________________________________________________

The Cafe Is Closed
&
Lunches Will Not Be Served

Until After the Summer Holiday Period.

____________________________________________________

The Next Acoustic Soup is
Wednesday 11 December from 7pm.

____________________________________________________
Organic Australian Produce
Sally’s Strawberries (Chemical Free, Michelago NSW) $6.00/250g
Break O’ Day Broad Beans (Organic [uncertified] Gundaroo NSW) $7.50/kg
Break O’ Day Rhubarb (
Organic [uncertified] Gundaroo NSW) $4.50/bunch
Rosemary, Mint, Oregano (Chemical Free, Michelago NSW) $2.25/bunch

Coriander & Flat Leaf Parsley (SYD) $3.60/bunch
Cos Lettuce (SYD) $2.80/each
Cavolo Nero & Scottish Curly Kale (NSW/SYD) $5.00/bunch
French Leeks (SYD) $5.00/bunch

Cherries (NSW) $7.00/200g
Coriander & Flat Leaf Parsley (SYD) $3.60/bunch
Peas (NSW)
$16.20/kg
Savoy Cabbage (NSW) $7.00/each

Green Chillies (QLD) $30.60/kg
Zucchini (NSW) $9.00/kg
English Spinach (VIC) $5.00/bunch
Colored Capsicums (QLD) $12.60/kg

Yellow Nectarines (VIC) $20.50/kg
Rock Melons (QLD) $4.80/each
Passionfruit $25.20/kg
Mangoes (QLD) $4.70/each
Apricots (QLD) $14.40/kg

_____________________________________________________

*Super Savings Saturdays*
In an effort to curb wastage of fresh produce, every Saturday,
all fresh fruit & vegetables in the Shop will be
10% off the marked price from 10a-4p

______________________________________________________

*New & Back In Stock Products*

We Now Stock Reusable, 100% Recycled Shopping Bags
Handmade by a Food Co-op Member

Veggie/Fruit Bags with Drawstring (small) $12.00
Shopping Bags with Carry Handles (large) $15.00

Absolute Organic Hokkien & Soba Noodles $4.35/450g

Back By Popular Demand!!!

English Breakfast Tea $4.75/100g
Coco Quench Coconut/Rice Milk $4.40/litre

______________________________________________________

Teas 50% Off Clearance Sale

Yerba Mate  Was: $9.70/100g Now: $4.90/100g
Linden Flower Was: $12.80/100g Now: $6.40/100g
Lavender Flower Was: $15.10/100g Now: $7.60/100g
Lemongrass Was: $11.60/100g Now: $5.80/100g
Chicory Root Was: $12.00/100g Now: $6.00/100g
Alfalfa Was: $8.40/100g Now: $4.20/100g
Nettle Was: $11.40/100g Now: $5.70/100g
Siberian Ginseng Was: $7.60/100g Now: $3.80
Jasmine Flower Was: $7.80 Now: $3.90
Gingko Was: $9.20 Now: $4.60
Passion Flower Was: $10.80/100g Now: $5.40/100g
Rosehip Was: $10.40/100g Now: $5.20/100g
Echinacea Was: $12.80/100g Now: $6.40/100g
Red Clover Was: $4.80/100g Now: $2.40/100g
Marshmallow Root Was: $10.30/100g Now: $5.20/100g
Mugwort Was: $9.10/100g Now: $4.60/100g
Yarrow Was: $4.00/100g Now: $2.00/100g
Slippery Elm Was: $11.60/100g Now: $5.80/100g
Sienna Pods Was: $4.80/100g Now: $2.40/100g

___________________________________________________

Reduced for Clearance

Scheckter’s Organic Energy Drinks (Original & Lite)
Now $1.00/each

____________________________________________________

We Now Have A New MC

Our Annual General Meeting (AGM), Sunday 24 November, was a success. Thank you to all who attended. We elected a new Management Collective (MC). They are:John Lieber
Adrian Gibbs
April Sprague
Clair Boyer
Daniel Taylor

The minutes will be published in Fresh In! as soon as it is prepared, probably next week.

_________________________________________________Looking for something to do
Thursday Night 28 November from 7:15?
Come find out why you can’t close the gap by digging another hole.

________________________________________________________

Summer Holiday Cleaning Day

We will have a cleaning day working bee Sunday 22 December from 10am-4pm to prepare the Food Co-op Shop for the three week shut down period. If you are interested in coming along to help, please email us to find out more and roster yourself into a time slot. Food & fun will be provided.
_______________________________________________________
Get Involved…
There are always heaps of projects around the Food Co-op Shop for which you can volunteer. Email us to find out more, and remember volunteering one hour per month entitles you to a month long 20% discount. We are currently looking for:
  • Fresh Produce from your garden to sell on consignment
  • Anyone interested in our Summer Holiday Shutdown Cleaning Working Bee
  • Anyone interested in cleaning the bathroom on a weekly basis.
  • Donations of clean, empty glass jars and bottles with tight fitting, sealable lids.
  • Donations of ceramic mugs and/or water glasses for use in the cafe
Email us to find out more about any or all of these volunteer jobs and/or requested donations.
In Cooperation,
-The Food Co-op Team!
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