PT Food Co-op

The Food Co-op, 414 Kearney Street, Port Townsend, 98368
Port Townsend
Phone: (360) 385-2883

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Stone Fruit Season and Hailstorms

April 20th, 2012 by

As we turned the corner on Easter weekend, Spring was rolling right along in California. Sunny skies, warming temps., trees putting on green tender foliage, fruit size increasing, and all was well. THEN, the skies opened and unleashed a hail storm like no other (well, Texas might have had it worse …4 FEET of hail!). Falling from the sky, hail the size of nickels bruised trees, ripped off new shoots and leaves, and pummeled new green fruit to the ground!

Stone fruit season in CA is going to be quite interesting. Not ALL stone fruit was affected in CA, but with this kind of an isolated impact the entire industry will be affected; Organic and Conventional.

Check out the link below for further information.

www.thepacker.com

Video

 

Midori Organic Veggie Starts!

April 9th, 2012 by

Begin your garden with organic plant starts! Midori Farms, located in Port Townsend, has given you a head start on your veggies. Many options to choose from available at the Co-op just outside the north entrance. Plant today to harvest early.

Also available are lovely rosemary plants. Ummmmmmm, smells so good!

NEW – Nash’s Organics Pork

March 26th, 2012 by

New expanded selection of Nash’s Organics pork in the meat case. The price is nice too! Locally grown in Sequim, WA.

New! Brother Bru Bru’s Hot Sauces

March 6th, 2012 by

Fiery condiments you can find on aisle 5

New IPA: Ninkasi Total Domination

March 6th, 2012 by

The popular 22 oz. size is one of our Grocery Manager, Peter’s favorites!

In the beer cooler.

New Whiskey Hill Cheese

March 5th, 2012 by

Derby One from Whiskey Hill Dairy

Try our new LOCAL cheese from Whiskey Hill Dairy. “Derby with Jalapeno” and  also without jalapeno known as “Derby One.”

Locally made derby style cheddar from Diana’s farm, but not made with goat milk. Instead, Diana’s making this cheese from raw jersey cow’s milk from Dungeness Valley Creamery in Sequim, WA.

Two local companies supporting each other and one amazing derby!

Produce Buyer on WSDA advisory board

February 14th, 2012 by

We’re proud to announce that our Produce Buyer, Brendon O’Shea, has recently been elected to the WSDA Organic Advisory Board. Congratulations to Brendon, and good news for the Food Co-op. Brendon will now be able to bring back news from the “front” of the ag department, he will also be able to bring feedback to the advisory board from us! We need to keep organic standards strong, and now Brendon can be a part of that on behalf of our community.

Alpenfire Pirate’s Plank

February 4th, 2012 by

Wildfire-Cider-web.jpgAlpenfire Pirate’s Plank
Alpenfire Organic Cider’s “Pirate’s Plank Bone Dry” cider –bone dry no apologies certified organic cider made by Nancy and Bear Bishop in Port Townsend. Their Organic Ember bitter-sweet and Spark! semi-sweet cider is certified organic, too! Find in the Produce section at the fruit island. More about this cidery at www.alpenfirecider.com

Staff Pick: Wayfare

February 4th, 2012 by

Staff-Pick.0911.Teresa-Swin.jpgWayfare
“We Can’t Say It’s Cheese”
Recommended by Teresa, Front End (Sept. 2011)
“Yes! This is a great treat for all, but especially those of us who try to stay away from dairy and soy. It comes in three flavors, and all are great. I’ve been craving a good dip and here it is! It’s also great as a cheese sauce over stuffed bell peppers with rice or melted over chips for great nachos! Who thought a cheese spread could make you so happy?!”
Located in the refrigerated section (above hummus)

Staff Picks: Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar All Natural Drink

February 4th, 2012 by

Dorothy-Hoffman-Braggs-web.jpgBragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar All Natural Drink
Recommended by Dorothy, Co-op Kitchen/Deli (October 2010)
“Forget the soda, have a refreshing drink of apple cider–ZING–refreshing, delicious, a great way to get that healthy daily dose of apple cider vinegar.”
Located in the chill case where other single cold drinks are sold.

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