Members, if you haven’t already voted for the non-profit organization of your choice for our Community Grant Program, you still have time to do so. Just drop by the store, read about the organizations that applied for the grant at Customer Service, get your ballot, and vote. Voting for the grant ends April 1.
Food For Change is a work-in-progress documentary about food co-ops, local economies, and food security. The film focuses on the role food co-ops play in communities and gives an historical backdrop to the current cooperative movement by examining the growth of co-ops during the 1930’s and the 1970’s.
A few food pet peeves:
When I’m eating at a restaurant and someone comes to the next table that was recently vacated and pulls out a huge bottle of noxious cleaning spray and proceeds to douse the entire surface of the table and send a cloud of pine-scented fumes over to my table where I am trying to eat.
When people salt their food before they even taste it.
When people overcook meat and it is so tough that it’s inedible.
One of the best ways to warm up after a winter outing in Northern Michigan, (besides a dip in a hot tub,) is to dig into a big bowl of homemade chili!
With radiation from Japan now reaching the U.S. and even Michigan, it may be necessary for us to take measures to protect ourselves from what may be an ongoing source of contamination. The following article is taken from blacklistednews.com.