As the New Year arrives and the cold does not yet subside, this Hearty Kale and White Bean Stew is the perfect meal for a cozy night in. At the Co-op we have white beans both canned in the Grocery section and loose in our Bulk section. Please feel free to bring your own reusable container to store your beans, and both we and the earth will thank you! Enjoy!Read More
With years of involvement in Co-ops in New York City, Emmet now brings his enthusiasm and knowledge to his role as HFFC Board Member and Director of the Communications Committee. Read on to learn more about Emmet and why he values the Co-op model! Please join Emmet and other members at the next Communications Committee meeting on Monday, January 14th at 5 PM at the Marbletown Community Center!Read More
For the month of December the deli will have warm golden milk available. This is a creamy and warming delicious drink that's full of nutrients, to help keep you healthy through this holiday season…Read More
What makes a co-op unique is that it is owned and democratically governed by its members, the people who use its products or services, or are employed by the business. The purpose of the enterprise it to not to accumulate profit for investors, but to meet the goals and aspirations of its members..Read More
For 14 years, Chris has looked forward to coming to the Co-op and participating in community of customers and workers who all contribute to the feeling of connection and camaraderie that can be palpably felt when you walk through the door…Read More
Although health experts recommend extra virgin saturated (like we sell in bulk—the saturated fats help with immunity) or MCT supplement oil (it has a greater concentration of the type of fatty acids that help with dementia), my father-in-law derived remarkable benefit related to neurological challenges by taking the unsaturated oil intended for everyday cooking off the grocery shelf..Read More
From the beginning, one of the main principles of operating Co-ops has been the importance of democratic control, whereby a Co-op’s Board of Directors’ serve as the elected representatives of the membership— ensuring that members’ voices are heard and that the core values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and solidarity are upheld. The Board of Directors of our Co-op are deeply involved in ensuring the Co-op’s success and longevity, taking into account the Co-op’s original vision and it’s ability to contribute to our community. Each member is driven and insightful and alots important time out of their calendar each month to spend on brainstorming new strategies for progress. Meet them all (virtually!) below and come to one of the Board of Directors’ meetings held the 3rd Monday of every month from 5:30 - 7:30 PM at the Marbletown Community Center to get involved and meet them all in person!Read More
In a recent interview with local resident and activist Kate Reese Hurd, we sought to learn more about electromagnetic fields, EMFs—how exactly might they affect us, and what are some simple steps that we can take to lessen their impact on our lives?
Has anyone tried our new Heritage Cookies or homemade granola, perhaps Lila's Raw Pesto? Lila Lobdell is one of our Kitchen Co-Managers who works alongside our other very talented Kitchen Co-Manager, Cari Heberger. Together, they both run our small, but productive kitchen with love and enthusiasm. Read on to learn more about dear Lila- a constant source of light in our Co-op constellation…Read More
If you have visited the Co-op recently, you will notice that we have not just one but three spicy healing rhizomes in our produce section. Rhizomes have roots that grow up and out of the ground, rather than spreading further down into the soil. Often overlooked, roots such as Galangal, ginger, and Tumeric can add both flavor and medicinal properties to your food…Read More
This summer, we have been so excited to offer locally farmed greens such as amaranth and sword lettuce from Katherine and Abe's Asian Vegetable CSA located just a mile from here on High Falls Farm. Growing on a small scale and working primarily by hand, they aim for a minimal reliance on fossil fuels and commit to using no commercial synthetic fungicides or pesticides, even those that are approved for organic use. Now is our chance to learn more about their journey to the Hudson Valley, their food philosophy, and their plans for the future!Read More
Where else can you find sorrel and four different kinds of basil for making pesto, or putting in salad, pasta dishes, scrambled eggs, or soup? Why eat an ordinary sandwich when it could be extraordinary with the addition of a few of these flavorful leaves?Read More
Since 2010, Jake has been been the unofficial face of the Co-op. Over these eight years he has held a variety of positions, from Cashier, to Weekend Supervisor, to Cashier Supervisor, and now his current role as IT Coordinator…Read More
Located just a mile from the High Falls Food Co-op on the original site of the long loved Mr. Apples Orchard, High Falls Farm is now thriving in it's second season.
Recently, we were able to interview landowner, farmer, mother, and environmental steward of High Falls Farm, Dyami Soloviev…Read More
Located in Sharon Springs, NY, Weathertop Farm is a member of the Northeast Organic Farming Association of NY focused on sustainable agriculture, community involvement , and accessibility to herbal remedies and education…Read More
Since November 2017, Kerry M. has graced the Co-op with her cheerful and hard-working presence. In her role as Grocery Assistant, Kerry helps to order and organize all of the amazing products that we love…Read More
Do you recognize these vibrant greens? Not only are these salad mixes popular, but they are also local, and sustainably harvested by young and dynamic farmers, Bryn Roshong and Wes Hannah of Solid Ground Farm in Kingston, NY.Read More
As Summer 2018 arrives, so does a newly formed Board of Directors for the High Falls Food Co-op. Read on to get a closer look of who they are, and please feel free to attend the next Board of Directors' meeting convening on June 18th at 5:30 PM at the Marbletown Community Center!
Located in Grahamsville, NY, Son of a Bee is a family business run by James, Theresa, and Nicholas Wells. According to James, the family trade had an unusual start: " My great-grandfather lived in the Adirondacks and was a hard-working man who worked in a GE light-bulb factory. The story goes, that…Read More
Allison joined our team at the the High Falls Food Co-op seven months ago. Now that summer has arrived, let's shine some light on her and get to know her!Read More