7AM – 9 PM
237 N First Street Ashland, OR 97520
(541) 482–2237

Ashland Food Co-op is the region's only Certified Organic Retailer. With a mission of being a socially responsible business, the Co-op offers a full selection of natural and organic products, including many that are locally grown or produced.

Ashland Food Co-op is the region's only Certified Organic Retailer. With a mission of being a socially responsible business, the Co-op offers a full selection of natural and organic products, including many that are locally grown or produced. Our Basic Pricing program provides significant savings on select products all year. Our knowledgeable staff will increase your awareness about food, nutrition and health. In-store cooking demonstrations, cooking classes and Monday Night Free Lectures give you skills to enhance your culinary and wellness knowledge.

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Flageolet Bean Salad Flageolet beans are delicate and creamy, think of them as caviar in the bean world!

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Flageolet Bean Salad
Thu, 09/03/2015 - 4:00pm
Apple Snacking Cake The problem with this cake is that it is hard to stop snacking! It is delicious any time of day, but perhaps it's best with a cup of tea in the afternoon. It's not gluten free but could be adapted quite easily

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Apple Snacking Cake
Sat, 09/05/2015 - 11:00am
Stinging Nettle Superfood for Super Beings

Bach Thor will focus his talk on questions from users of Nettles and those interested in its medicinal properties specifically in regards to his Nettle product line- that of which he offers at the Farmers Market. Come sit and enjoy a talk on this Superfood.

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Stinging Nettle Superfood for Super Beings
Mon, 09/07/2015 - 7:00pm
Steamed Potatoes with Green Chile Butter Potatoes are a blank canvas waiting for flavor to enhance their starchy sweetness! We think new season green chili is a perfect foil for them. Serve with a big green salad and refried beans.

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Steamed Potatoes with Green Chile Butter
Tue, 09/08/2015 - 4:00pm
Green Chile Cheese Spread A delicious way to use up green chilies!

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Green Chile Cheese Spread
Thu, 09/10/2015 - 4:00pm

Featured Recipes

Try this hardy summer salad featuring tomatoes, cucumbers and corn.
Try this vegetarian enchilada recipe tonight!
Check out this exciting corn cake recipe!
Enjoy this dish with pasture raised and finished lamb from Magnolia Farms, and topped...
A New Mexican version of Chile Verde, via Michelle Guerrie our Demo Coordinator.
Yet another fabulous way to use up garden veggies, make them today!

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Co-op Blog

Football season is here and I must admit, I’m not a huge football fan. I don’t have a favorite team. I don’t bleed green and yellow. I don’t really care who wins.

No doubt the watermelon has been dominating every backyard BBQ you’ve attended lately. From salad, cocktails, to dessert, I’ve tried watermelon every which way and then some. They are in their sweet, juicy prime and the possibilities are endless. But what about those other melons?

There is a hint of fall in the air, and that makes me giddy!

When I think about the flavors of summer I am immediately transported back to a house party a few years ago, where a friend served crackers, goat cheese, basil and tomatoes. This snack is a great example of how simple dishes and seasonal produce can win over your taste buds! Tomatoes are at the peak of their season. Their compadre basil is also busting a move.

Do you ever find yourself staring, well let’s be honest drooling, at an array of fresh, golden peaches? Only to get home and find the four you bought are too soft or juiceless or just plain not as good as they look on the outside? It’s a common grocery store conundrum.

Tis’ the season of zucchini! The summer squash, if not already, will soon be filling up your garden. It’s time to pull out your recipes for zucchini bread, zucchini brownies, or zucchini fritters and get cooking!

If you’ve been in the store this last month you’ve seen the stacks of luscious stone fruit slowly taking over our produce aisles. We’ve had peaches from Washington, as well as Ashland’s Valley View Orchards, and any day now we’ll have local Rolling Hills peaches.

Let’s get fresh! Liven up your grilling and summer dishes with homemade salsa. Adding fruit and fresh peppers into a salsa recipe is a great way to infuse the flavors of summer in every dish. Grilling your fruit, peppers or onion deepens their flavors, so throw some on next time you light up the grill.

Holy heat wave, did we all survive? How about your gardens? While weather is still expected to be around 100 degrees this week, it’s a relief to drop below 107. Last week I harvested my first zucchini! It was tender and a beautiful golden yellow color.

The abundance of summer is rolling in! Are you ready?

This time of year I pour through blogs and books about canning and preserving the harvest, gleaning inspiration from my peers and weighing in my mind which recipes would make good gifts. The stack of empty Ball jars in my pantry glisten with inspiration and the promise of good things to come.