Working to Build Community and Bring Good Food to Bushwick

Community Earth Day Event At Irving Square Park!

Posted: Apr 27 2017

The Coop and a ton of participating organizations are hosting Earth Day at Irving Square Park this Saturday 10am-3pm. Here is a list of all the Earth Day booths that will be present Saturday! DEP – assorted information materials, rain barrels, other available small giveaways DOT – information materials on street safety, bike lanes, bike…

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Mayday Festival of Resistance

Posted: Apr 27 2017 Mayday Festival of Resistance

Join the Coop at Maria Hernandez Park this Saturday 4/29 starting at 12pm! This event is to go beyond a simple gathering of the community, and to make a statement about the community’s politics and values in the post-Trump era. The Coop’s table will aim to be social justice-oriented, and discuss food justice, farm labor…

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Weekly Food Feature: Stinging Nettles

Posted: Apr 27 2017 Weekly Food Feature: Stinging Nettles

Ever try stinging nettles? While bothersome in nature, once harvested they have quite a few medicinal properties. Studies have shown stinging nettles have antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-ulcer, astringent and analgesic capabilities. The leaves of the stinging nettles can be steeped into a tea  or can be stemmed and cooked similar to spinach. Once cooked, they can be…

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BFC Member Show – Community Benefit Rescheduled!

Posted: Apr 20 2017

Due to rain, the BFC Member Show and Community Benefit has been rescheduled for May 4th. Come hang at Bunna 7-10pm, for a show FEATURING COOP MUSICIANS! Soak up one of the of those gently warm spring evenings, hang with friends and support a good cause.  Risa Elledge, TOCCA.  https://soundcloud.com/risaelledgeRuby Nightingale and Annie Horner  very…

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Annual Meeting And Election Results

Posted: Apr 20 2017

Jen, Sara, and Chris were each elected to the board All proposals passed except 2B: Proposal 1: 94% yes Proposal 2A: 93% yes Proposal 2B: 68% yes Proposal 3: 99% yes Proposal 4: 96% yes Proposal 5: 94% yes Proposal 6: 93% yes Temperature read: 60% PROPOSAL 1: AMENDMENT OF MEMBER TERMINATION POLICY THE LEGAL…

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