October 2013

October Celebrates Non-GMO Verified and Fair Trade Products

Last October over 1500 retailers across the country participated in the third annual Non-GMO Month and all experienced an average sales increase of 11.3% for Non-GMO Project Verified items. Nearly 700 new products were verified during the month making this one of the fastest growing sectors in the natural foods industry. This October watch for special promotions on verified products throughout the store and enjoy sampling them all month long at the Culinary Kiosk!

Co-ops: A Better Way

This October, one billion cooperators around the globe will celebrate all the ways cooperative enterprise builds a better world. There are 30,000 co-ops in the United States, with Americans holding 350 million co-op memberships. In nearly every part of the economy, people have joined together to do business more effectively, or to get the products and services they need – from food to banking to childcare – through cooperatives.

Gather Plastics for Recycling!

Jackson Co. Plastic Round-up, Oct 25-26, 9:00 – 4:00

Nursery pots, bubble wrap, baling twine, snack food bags, cassettes, discs, irrigation components, lawn chairs and toys are among the long list of plastics accepted for recycling at the Jackson County Plastic Round-up. Gather plastic from your home, garden, garage and business to keep it out of the landfill, and have it recycled into new materials. 

The event takes at Jackson County Expo, 1 Peninger Road in Central Point, Gate 1.5.