Fresh in 30-8-12


Are you a fan of fresh organic chilli?

Down here at the co-op we just got a whole load of them, but more on that later…

We wanted to let you know that there’s a lot going on this week and plenty of ways for you to get involved in it all.

On Saturday Morning at 8:40am be sure to listen to ABC Radio 666 where our very own (and infamous) Dirty Beanstalk crew will be talking about all their current projects including what’s growing in the garden beds above our Co-op building.

Then on Saturday afternoon you can come in to the Co-op, do your shopping and be ready for the Pottery Skillshare that is happening from 4pm. No experience necessary, and there will be plenty of clay and wheels to play with.

Tuesday next week you can grab one of our famous $4 organic lunches at midday and then come back at 6:30pm for the Hair Cutting and Chemical Free Haircare skillshare.

Wednesday evening sees our monthly Management Collective meeting that all members are welcome to attend. If you have any items you wish to add to the agenda, please email them to by Friday.

On Thursday at 6:30pm we have the resheduled Sun Villages talk – come along to hear about a very interesting new housing model:

And finally, we’re sending a call out to all interested members: if helping us stock the shelves while getting first pick of all kinds of fresh organic produce sounds like your thing, and you have a couple of hours to spare between 2pm and 5pm on Mondays or Thursdays please get in touch with the Not only will get a 20% discount on all your purchases, but its also a great way to learn about how an integral part of your co-op functions and find out how we are able to supply our members with some of the most affordable organic produce in town.

But how about those chillies?
Well, we’ve now got:

Birdseye Chilli @ $30 / Kg
Cayenne Green Chilli @ $27 / Kg
Green Jalapeno Chilli @ $29 / Kg

Not to mention…

Coloured Capsicum @ $13.80 / Kg
Broccoli @ $11 / Kg
Emporer Mandarines @ $6.30 / Kg – Tastier now they are more in season
Lady William Apples @ $7.80 / Kg
Pink Lady Apples @ $8.60 / Kg
Fuji Apples @ $8.60 / Kg – Back by popular demand!

Also we have plenty of your favourite dry goods back in stock including Gluten Free Museli, Organic Museli, Biodynamic Brown Rice, Brown Rice Flour, Wholemeal Spelt Flour,Tapioca Flour, Popping Corn and a whole lot more.

Ngamilay yaluu*

-The Food Coop team.

* A free vegan cupcake will be awarded to the first person who can tell us which language the first word of this email is written in!
Congratulations also to Vivien who correctly guessed that “Kaya Koordahs!” means “Hello Friends!” in the Noongar language of south western Australia.

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