August is Eat Local Month here at Linden Hills Co-op. In addition to the myriad of great saving you can find in store, you can also lean about a few of our local vendors in this month’s newsletter.
Check out our fall class schedule, and read about the upcoming changes to your favorite co-op publication, the Rollin’ Oats Journal.
Details of this year’s annual meeting are announced – be sure to RSVP early to reserve your seat! Also in this issue, celebrate Fair Trade Month with Alaffia Skincare founder Olowo-n’djo and find out what new things Equal Exchange is up to. Be sure to check out the 2013 Co-op Board of Directors election ballot where you can read the profiles of the Board nominees and green patch groups before you place your vote.
Download the PDF version of the October/November Rollin’ Oats Journal
Erin Erickson introduces the 2013 Eat Local Farm Tour in the cover story “Get Connected to Local Minnesota Farmers the Old Fashioned Way: In Person.” Also in this issue, Eileen Adamec, M.P.H. tells us how healthy carbohydrates can be and shares a great Green Been & Zucchini recipe. Find out what the Board of Directors is up to and get the scoop on our up coming event Rock the ‘Hills.
Click to download the PDF version of the June-July Rollin’ Oats Journal.
Sarah Johnson gives us the backstory on one of our Green Patch program recipients in her coverstory “Land Stewardship Project, Celebrating 30 Years.” Also in this issue, we share important news about Cedar Summit Farm, get to know restaurateur Kim Bartmann in our member spotlight, stop awhile in the bulk aisle and share a recipe that glorifies garlic in all its spring incarnations.
Click to download the PDF version of the April-May Rollin Oats Journal.
Learn “Five Ways to Nourish your Neighbors” in our cover story about the March MN FoodShare campaign. Also in this issue, discover fair trade blueberries, find out how to reserve your CSA and save the date for our March Member Appreciation Day (Members save 10% on Saturday, March 9th!)
Click to download the PDF version of the February/March Rollin’ Oats Journal.
Our coverstory details the Twelve Days of Local promotion—we’re offering 20% OFF daily specials beginning December 13th on some of your favorite local gift items. Also in this issue, we’ve reprinted the Annual Report to the Member Owners which was intially distributed during October’s annual meeting. Click to download a PDF version of the December-January Rollin’ Oats Journal.
This issue contains a cover story detailing our Annual Meeting and the offical 2012 ballot for the board of directors election. We also announce our Member Appreciation Day (members save 10% on October 20th!). And, you’ll find our holiday catering menu, too! Click to download the October November 2012 issue.
Chef-instructor Kate Moore shares some of her favorite locally inspired recipes in this issue’s cover story “Eat Local, Stay Cool.” In keeping with our Eat Local, America! theme, we shine the spotlight on LHC member & cheesemonger Jason Anderson. We didn’t have quite enough room in the printed issue to tell you ALL the wonderful things we know about Jason, so if you’d like to read the full article about him, click here. Click to download the current issue (and learn how you can attend Featherstone Farms’ Harvest Party for free!).
This year’s annual meeting will be on Thursday, October 18th from 6 – 8:30 p.m. Our keynote speaker will be local farmer Chris Blanchard of Rock Spring Farm. RSVP to allie(at)lindenhills.coop or 612-279-2450.
Click to download the June/July issue. In our cover story, Maia Campbell sheds light on “The Next Generation of Sustainable Agriculture” drawing from her recent experience at the MOSES Organic Farming Conference. Also in this issue, General Manager Luke Schell reports on our co-op’s financial health (we’re doing great and well-positioned to pay off the debt associated with our relocation!).
You won’t want to miss this summer’s co-op events, including our Bike Walk Week Happy Hour, Co-op Trivia Night and the Eat Local Farm Tour.
This month’s cover story “Featherstone Farm Goes Solar” will take you through how the folks down at Featherstone Farm installed their 2,200 square-foot, 38-kilowatt solar panel array. Also in this issue meet co-op member and Cyclomaniac Angela Gustafson in the “Member Spotlight” and hear what’s been happening at the Board’s Listening Project sessions.
In other news, get the results from February’s special election, consider giving a donation to The Non-GMO Project and we’re announcing our annual used book drive, a benefit for Linden Hills Library.