LOCAL FARM FIRE: How You Can Help

LOCAL FARM FIRE: How You Can Help

Native Offerings Farm suffered a devastating barn fire last week. The fire burned two buildings to the ground, wiped out much of their equipment and products being stored for wintertime sales. Deb and Stew Ritchie, the farm’s owners, have been providing WNY with...
Co-op Basics: Organic Valley

Co-op Basics: Organic Valley

What’s more basic on the American grocery list than a carton of milk? Not a lot. Lo and behold, Organic Valley milk is a new Co-op Basic! Why love OV? Heralded for high quality, 100% organic products, and their fantastic business model, OV is a fellow co-op....
Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! If you’re celebrating everything spooky and sweet this weekend, the co-op has you covered. The bakers will keep beloved treats like Peanut Butter Rice Krispy Treats and pumpkin pies stocked, and the cheese case is packed with crowd pleasing...
Co-op Basics: Silver Hills Bread

Co-op Basics: Silver Hills Bread

Welcome Silver Hills Bread! Recap: We recently began every day pricing on kitchen staples at the co-op, and a price drop on hundreds of products throughout the store. Enter, Silver Hills bread. Soft, fluffy sliced loaves of sprouted whole grain breads made with...
How do your apples grow?

How do your apples grow?

Meet Dan Tower Farm Dan is a fifth generation farmer. He and his wife Iris grow stone fruits (that’s cherries, peaches – anything with a pit) and apples on 200 acres in Youngstown, NY. Together with their family and crew, the Towers practice low-spray...