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237 N First Street Ashland, OR 97520
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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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Vegetable Fermentation: Preserve the...

No matter what your motivation, come ferment with us! In this hands-on class you will learn about the breadth of what flavors can be created with this ancient technique. This class includes demonstration and tasting the culinary possibilities of fermented vegetables. We will focus on artistry and creating a flavor arsenal of fermented goodies for your refrigerator. This safe and healthful technique will add to your culinary skills. We will use the seasonally available vegetables and you will go home with a jar of your own ferment to watch bubble on the counter.

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Vegetable Fermentation: Preserve the...
Sat, 09/23/2017 - 12:00pm
3 Secrets of Balance for Empaths and...

Learn the 11 Powers that you have at your fingertips to create emotional and energetic harmony. Experience a Klear activation to balance your receptivity. Get a peek at how your empathic and intuitive gifts work together with your energy field, so you are creating magical balance.

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3 Secrets of Balance for Empaths and...
Mon, 09/25/2017 - 6:00pm
Mango Shrikhand Try this popular, traditional Indian-style fruit pudding for a cooling finish to any spicy meal.

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Mango Shrikhand
Tue, 09/26/2017 - 4:00pm
Kielbasa and Rice This hearty, savory, one-pot, budget-friendly dish is a delicious crowd pleaser.

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Kielbasa and Rice
Thu, 09/28/2017 - 4:00pm
45th Anniversary Party

Since 1972, we've been loving local and fostering community and we want to CELEBRATE.

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon featuring: 

Live music from 33 String Drive and the Creekside Strings.
Craft beer and homemade cherry lemonade from our friends up the street at Standing Stone Brewing Company.
Authentic Peruvian cuisine from Peruvian Point.
Face painting and kids activities lead by Rogue Valley Farm to School.
A prize wheel featuring over $1,500 in giveaways, a chance to win a Vitamix and...

FREE cake!

This is a true community celebration! Help us celebrate 45 years of providing healthy and organic food in this beautiful valley we call home. Mark your calendars!


*Sincere apologies to those who are unable to attend due to the observance of Yom Kippur.


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45th Anniversary Party
Sat, 09/30/2017 - 12:00pm

Featured Recipes

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!
Check out this exciting corn cake recipe!

Go Green!


Co-op Blog

October is National Co-op Month, so what’s the big deal? Being a co-op is special. Yes, we know we are biased, but being a cooperative enterprise means we do business differently. We don’t have a single owner living on their private island drinking margaritas all day without a care in the world. We are owned and governed by you, our 10,000 members.

My history with the Ashland Food Co-op began just after I was born in 1981 right here in Ashland, Oregon. I am sure I was mere days on this earth before I was hauled along on a mission to stock up on organic oats, Sappo Hill soap, or any number of other essential products for a healthy lifestyle that simply were not offered anywhere else.

By Emile Armarotico

This spring, National Co-op Grocers recognized Ashland Food Co-op as a Co+efficient Sustainability Star for our excellent sustainability efforts.

When we say local, we mean local. We source our local goods from within 200 miles of the store. By purchasing goods from local producers, we aim to create and maintain a healthy local economy and support family farms. What could be better than helping your community by buying local goods?

How often can you browse the shelf at your neighborhood grocery store, see a bottle of hand crafted, local cider and say, “Hey, I helped make that!” Well, at the Co-op you can.

Many of us wait all year for this moment. We spend the winter months dreaming of a certain fuzzy stone fruit, its sweet juices dripping from our face and the buttery golden pie crust those yellow-orange slices will inhabit.

The Ashland Food Co-op Board of Directors is pleased to announce the results of the 2017 Board Election. There were five excellent candidates running for three Board positions. In total, 733 votes were cast, representing 9% of owners. 

Deep in our hearts we've always known we were sustainability stars, but now we have an award to prove it.

We recently received a Co+efficient Sustainability Star award from National Co-op Grocers (NCG) recognizing our positive environmental and community impacts.

It’s the most wonderful time of year! Yes, we know that phrase is generally reserved for the holiday season. But for us, this truly is the most wonderful time of the year. It’s OUR season of giving.

Did you know that approximately half of our landfill waste stream is composed of Deli trash? A significant part of that is “to-go” containers, which are sometimes used for dining in and don’t end up “going” very far at all.