A Short History of Black Cooperatives in America

February is Black History Month! We’ll be celebrating all month by highlighting current day and historical contributions from Black individuals and communities toward cooperation, agriculture, food access, food sovereignty and beyond. This week we’re...

Celebrate Lunar New Year!

Lunar New Year, Chinese Chunjie, Korean Seollal, Tibetan Losar and Spring Festival all describe the festival that begins with the first new moon of the lunar calendar and ends on the first full moon, 15 days later. This year, many will hold celebrations on Feb 1. The...

Save The Date For Our 8th Annual Member Meeting!

Join us for the Co-op’s 8th Annual Member Meeting on Sunday, March 27th!   This year we’re excited to announce that Jon Steinman will be the keynote speaker for our event! Jon is the author of Grocery Story: The Promise of Food Co-ops in The Age of Grocery...

Olga Store Update

From Friends Of The Olga Store –     “Our contractor is in the building and we’re so excited to arrive at our renovation stage of this visionary project!   Board members of the Friends of the Olga Store Building and the Orcas Food Co-op met...

Co-op Election Season Is Almost Here!

  Run For The Co-op Board! Co-op election season is almost here! Each year, three seats out of the nine total are up for election/re-election. Voting for the Board Election will begin in February and extend up until the Annual Meeting in March. The deadline for...

Co-op Gift Ideas

While you’re coming in to shop for your holiday meals, don’t forget to check out the great gift options we have available!   We put together a list of some of our favorite items to gift that can be found throughout the store. Candles, chocolate, incense,...