Fresh in and Pedal Powered Cinema for International Women’s Day

This week…
We’re really back into the swing of things now with lunches, the cafe and upcoming events galore! Next week is International Women’s Day and to celebrate we’ll be holding our first pedal powered film for the year, Black Chicks Talking.

Fresh In!

We have lots of delicious organic fruit and veggies in this week including…

Red Chilli – $34.20/kg
Mixed salad greens – $25.59/kg
Rhubarb – $3.75/bunch

Grapes – $5.25/kg
Pozier Pears – $4.65/kg
Home grown Nashi Pears – $5.25/kg

We also have pineapple rings – $36.00/kg back in stock!
Lots of white chia seeds – $29.60/kg!
And have you tried our very own Co-op made muesli – $9.60/kg??

Big thanks
…to all our vollies who helped out with O-Week and Celebrate Sustainability Day and welcome to our new members and subscribers who signed up at, or as a result of those stalls.

And a huge thanks to everybody who volunteers at the Co-op. It takes a lot of people to keep this place running and we are grateful for all the support we get from all our volunteers…and our shoppers too!

If you are interested in volunteering at the Co-op, please drop us a line at

International Women’s Day Pedal Powered Cinema
International Women’s Day is next week, so to celebrate and to kick off our pedal powered cinema screenings, we will be showing the documentary ‘Black Chicks Talking‘ on Wednesday 6th March.

Doors open at 7.30, screening begins at 8.00pm. We’ll have all kinds of tasty snacks and drinks for sale, to help you settle into ‘movie mode’. Entry is by donation, with proceeds raised going to support the YWCA and the Co-op.

Join the event on facebook, or just rock up on the night. All welcome, women and men, members and non-members!
Acoustic Soup
Acoustic Soup will be held the second Wednesday of each month in 2013…which means the next one will be Wednesday 13th March! Food and music from 6.30pm, members and students $8, everyone else $10. More details about the bands who will be performing coming soon, so watch this space.

Recruitment is open for the three Manager positions at the Co-op. The job descriptions are on our website. If you have any questions, please email Applications are due by 6th March 2013.

We are also looking for another person to join the team as lunch coordinator. You will be responsible for preparing and serving one lunch a week, working with Co-op volunteers and staff. Details are available on our website. Please email your applications to by 6th March 2013.

You Are Here Festival
We’re excited to be part of the You Are Here Festival this year!  To find out more about these events, check out the facebook event for the Australia 2050 event, being held here at the Co-op Sunday 17th March, and have a look at the festival program page for details about the Festival breakfast, One Pot Punk Rock and short flat long black white, all being held here Thursday 21st March.

Hope you all have a great week, look forward to seeing you in our Co-op!

-The Food Co-op Team!

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