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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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Spinach Red Lentil Soup This vegan soup will fill your belly and warm you up. Featuring anise, red pepper flakes and ginger, this soup offers a flavor profile to break the boredom of soup season.

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Spinach Red Lentil Soup
Tue, 04/25/2017 - 4:00pm
Kale Dinner Salad Elegant and hearty enough to be a meal by itself, this vegetarian salad is full of seasonal favorites like kale, apples and figs.

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Kale Dinner Salad
Thu, 04/27/2017 - 4:00pm
Flavors of Morocco

The history, culture, and geography of Morocco are all richly evocative. It is easy to imagine yourself sipping mint tea while sitting on a terrace in Casablanca or Marrakesh, or hiking the Atlas Mountains. The cuisine of Morocco reflects its Berber, Mediterranean, African, and European influences, with a generous use of powerful spices. In this class, you will make some of the most acclaimed dishes of the Moroccan repertoire including: Couscous, Kefta, Harira, Tagine ... and more! All recipes will be paired with wine.

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Flavors of Morocco
Thu, 04/27/2017 - 6:30pm
Create Peaceful Connections Between...

Clear Communication between parents and teens can be hard work! Bring your Parents! Bring your Teens! Share your communication challenges! Through demonstration and practice we will address your real life issues. You will take home fresh ideas and techniques for resolving conflicts so that both parents and teens get their needs met.

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Create Peaceful Connections Between...
Mon, 05/01/2017 - 6:00pm
Anaheim Chili Frittata Green chili and eggs plus a little cheese are a great flavor combo for any meal, but especially a brunch with refried beans and sautéed greens on the side.

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Anaheim Chili Frittata
Tue, 05/02/2017 - 4:00pm

Featured Recipes

Want to add a little more body to your crepe batter and achieve a beautiful color as well...
The New Mexicans got it right! Stack your enchiladas, it will cut your prep time in half...
You'll remember this salsa for a while!
This recipe honors the wonderful flavor and texture of fresh salmon. Bust out your grill...
Here's a wonderful way to garnish a beautifully grilled piece of meat!
A sneaky cake to stick all of your green tomatoes in!
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Sustainability is not a new concept at the Co-op. It has always been part of our DNA. We’ve been using sustainable business practices before it was the “cool”, “responsible” thing to do. In fact, the Co-op was founded 45 years ago largely on the principles of sustainable, local organic food production as an alternative to modern industrial agriculture.  

For 45 years we’ve been loving local and fostering community. Throughout our almost half a century history, our identity and logo has gone through many iterations.

Some of you might remember the logo above from our newsletter in the early 1980s.

Turkey and Sweet Potato Chili is one of my favorite Co+op Basics recipes. It is full of flavor, color and shatters the myth that a healthy meal has to cost a fortune and take all day to prepare.

We hear from time to time that people feel the Co-op is higher priced than other stores. In the past, we may have earned this perception. But not anymore. We took a long, hard look at ourselves and we talked with other Co-ops across the country. Together, we are pooling our resources to bring you organic, household staples at everyday competitive, low prices.

On Valentine’s Day, the Ashland Food Co-op turns 45 years old.

It’s hard to imagine we’ve been providing healthy, organic food to the Rogue Valley for almost half a century. From our humble beginnings as the Ashland Community Food Store to now a thriving Co-op with over 10,000 owners, it has been an honor to serve this community.

To further our sustainability efforts and to serve you better, we began offering Electronic Owner Coupons this month at the register.

No more forgetting to bring your owner coupons. No more waiting for your newsletter to arrive. Cashiers will simply ask if you want to use your owner coupons when you check out.

 

2016 had many notable moments. We hosted many successful family friendly events, added 150 more solar panels to our roof, and earned 25% of our sales for local products. We proudly donated over $24,000 to area nonprofits through our Community Grants program. We welcomed 482 new owners and averaged 3,500 daily transactions.

The food holiday season has finally arrived. This time of year is by far our most favorite. We’ve been dreaming of gingerbread cookies, pumpkin pie, mashed potatoes, turkey (or tofurky if that’s your fancy) and eggnog for months.

Heading to a holiday party this month, or five? No need to spend hours in the kitchen making countless appetizers, dips and desserts. After all, you just got done with a marathon of cooking and baking for Thanksgiving. Make your party going a breeze with these go-to holiday favorites from our Specialties staff.

We know, we know, November is all about turkey. But let us not forget the other, other white meat this holiday season. Chicken. This poultry meat often gets the spotlight, but during the month of November it is well deserved. Why?