Our Parking Lot Gardener at May Lecture

When our General Manager Matt Stanley asked Horticulturist Becky Graham to take over our parking lot garden, Becky says she had a feeling this would be a very special job, due to the special people who shop and are a part of the Co-op. Becky wants to express what a pleasure it is sharing her skills

Spice up the Food you Cook!

Bored with cooking and want to spice things up a bit? Or perhaps you’re trying to lose weight or your doctor has told you to stay away from salt. Either way, we’ve got an event coming up for all cooks. There are methods to make food taste flavorful while being healthy, according to a local spi

Learn about Soup

Come meet Maggie Stuckey, author of Soup Night.  She will be our speaker at our monthly lecture, Beers to Your Health at Fort George Brewery’s Lovell Showroom (Corner of 14th and Duane in Astoria) on Thursday October 9 at 7 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.)  Free cup of soup from a recipe in the boo

Free Tour, Talk & Taste Classes

Free Food Education for the Community  These monthly 30 minute class and store tours lead you through our store aisles to learn about the many options in organic, farm direct, bulk foods, sustainably-raised products, and more.  The classes are led by store managers, staff, board members, and other c

Co-op Farm Visit & Local Flower Workshop

Straight from the Cutting Garden: Growing and Using Your Own Cut Flowers On the summer solstice, join Kathleen Barber, owner of Erika’s Fresh Flowers and Floral Designer Erika McDowell for a three hour workshop on how to use fresh flowers from your own cutting garden to decorate your home.  Kathleen

Co-op Class: Fermented Food

Fermentation is an ancient way of preserving food with modern appeal in today’s food culture, for its taste and health benefits.  Local farmers, Carol Carver and George Exum of Island’s End Farm on Puget Island, Washington, ferment many of the vegetables they grow.  They will share their fermenting