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Local Fresh Produce Available NOW!
to all our local farmers for feeding our bellies
and our hearts this season. There is nothing more beautiful then the
sight of abundant, local, freshly picked fruit & veggies
the Co-op's shelves. Or, even better, the satisfaction of
watching it fly off the shelves into eager member hands!
If you have any surplus produce, consider selling at the Co-op.
Call Tanya at 935-8577 for info.
the winner of our members-only draw and a
$100. You could win too! Every time you make a
over $25, place your name & phone number on the receipt and
into the box and we'll
draw a name at the end of each month.
Member SPECIALS on now!
Nuts to You
Organic Tahini -
250 g - $3.45 (reg. $4.30) Tasty hummus or dressings
anyone? Get your tahini quick at this super deal while
Cashew Lara Bars - 48 g -
$1.76+tx (reg. 2.20) - A gluten-free fruit and
Simple and delicious.
- 40 g - $1.95+tx (reg. $2.85) - In three
flavours - Matcha Green Tea, Cranberries & Almonds, Panama
New Chapter Supplements (A staff fav!)
All New Chapter vitamins
and minerals are cultured in
organic soy using
nature's most prized and studied probiotics, featuring Lactobacilli
acidophilus, bifidus, rhamnosus, and Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
therefore highly digestable, even on an empty stomach! Visit
the Co-op's website to learn more about the 3 products we are
currently carrying: New Chapter Wholemega
Fish Oil, Every Woman's One Daily, and Coenzyme B Food Complex.
Boost Your Immune System this Fall
Aditi Holden MA, ND
Coming into fall season and
to indoor activities is a good time to boost your family’s
immune system .... making sure you can smile through the seasonal
colds and flus... or least avoid being knocked out right when they pass
through your family home.
Supporting your immune system always means less refined sugars and
foods and more whole foods and vegetables. Fall and rainy weather
can call for big pots of hearty soups and stews to keep your insides
warm. So, when spicing up your foods- be sure to mince up raw garlic
(highly antibacterial when raw, also considered to be anti-viral,
anti-parasite, anti-fungal and overall supportive to the immune
system). Also, add in onions and oregano, which have similar
properties. Other spices known to support the body in dealing with
different bacteria are: thyme, cinnamon, cumin, cloves, sage and
Raw Recipe: Stuffed Mushrooms
By Tanya Krahn
Pull the stems off 12 crimini mushrooms.
Marinate in 2 tbs namo shoyu (raw soy sauce available at the
co-op), half a lemon squeezed and 1 tbls olive oil for 1 to 24 hours.
Process together the following:
11/2 cup pine nuts
2 tbls hemp seeds
2 tbls dried kelp seaweed flakes (available at the co-op)
1 clove garlic crushed
Now what? Visit
our website to view the whole recipe:)
Local Profile: Cortes Creations Natural Healing Skincare
by Roanne Nelson, Cortes Creations Natural Healing Skincare products
are prepared in
small batches using organic locally grown and wild crafted plants
and herbs. The plants are infused in extra virgin olive oil to extract
their healing properties, and then gently combined with pure beeswax,
vitamin E as a natural preservative, plant butters and essential oils.
Everything is free of artificial colours, scents, and
All of these wonderful products are available at the Co-op:
Plant Spirit Healing Salve for healing of wounds, burns, rashes, bites,
Arnica Muscle and Joint Salve for the relief of muscle and joint pain,
swelling and bruising.
Bug Off! repels insects while moisturizing skin.
Healing Stick is portable healing for minor skin irritations, cuts and
Healing Lip Balm soothes and moisturizes in six flavours, including the
newest, natural unflavoured.
Bulk-Ordering Online??? -- WOW!
is getting more techy then we ever believed possible!
now do your bulk-ordering from the comfort of your
home computer. This is a community service provided to members
only. Visit our website here to
New DVDs at the Coop!
to check out an extensive list of recently added
movies including short descriptions.
here to download a printable pdf of the list.
Some new and recommended
DVDs available for rent:
Grandin: winner of 5 Emmy Awards: Best Actress Claire
Danes, Best Made-for-TV Movie, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor
Runaways: starring Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning in
bio-pic about a 1970s all-girl teen rock and roll band.
Girl with the Dragon Tatoo: Swedish adaptation of the
book. Choice of subtitles or a good English dubbed soundtrack. Some
Last Station: Tolstoy's tumultuous relationship with his
wife and his devotees towards the end of his life, starring Christopher
Paul Bettany plays Charles Darwin who is conflicted about whether to
publish On the Origin of Species, caught between the scientists who
insist that he has "killed God" and the religious conservatives,
including his wife Emma (Jennifer Connelly).
Season 6 The Final Season
Articles of Interest
sockeye run biggest since 1913
Andy Ivens, The Province
This year's Fraser River sockeye salmon run is the largest in
nearly a century.
The Fraser River panel of the Pacific Salmon Commission
announced Tuesday it expects 25 million sockeye will return to the
Fraser and its tributaries -- the most since 1913.
Canola Oil is a Classic
By Paul Fassa, NaturalNews.com
Remember margarine? That was touted as healthier than butter several
years ago. Though many have since caught on to that lie, it still
persists somewhat. Margarine is as healthy as melted plastic. But it
sure is cheap to produce! That was then, this is now. Could Canola
oil's health claims compare with margarine's fraud? Read