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Holiday Hours

Posted: Dec 16 2016

Holiday Hours December 24th: 10am-6pm December 25th: Closed December 26th: Closed December 31st: 10am-6pm January 1st: Closed

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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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The Social Media Team Needs Help!

Posted: Dec 21 2016

Calling all COOP members! Are you interested in joining a committee? The Social Media Team needs your help! We’re looking for creative professionals in the fields of photography, writing, design, and videography. Earn hours on fun projects for Instagram and Facebook. Link: https://goo.gl/forms/p0HlV2ubWnO2Jmwa2 For any questions, contact Jovanna

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Outreach Help Needed!

Posted: Apr 22 2016

Outreach is in need of volunteers to help with tabling upcoming events: June 3rd – EcoStation Earth Day Celebration @1:30pm – 5:30pm June 14th – Taste of Bushwick @6:30pm – 9:00pm PLUS– Garden, paint, seed and more at El Garden every Saturday @2:00pm-4:00pm   Please reach out to Fran if you are able to assist or…

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Recall for Anita’s Coconut Yogurts

Posted: Jan 18 2017

Due to a yeast contamination, we have been asked to recall Anita’s Coconut Yogurt products with an expiration date 1/14 – 2/08. The yeast affected the taste and texture of the yogurt. It was a quality control issue and the yeast won’t make you sick unless you have yeast sensitivity. Go to Anita’s blog post…

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Bushwick Farmers’ Market Opening for the 2016 Season!

Posted: Jun 03 2016 Bushwick Farmers' Market Opening for the 2016 Season!

EcoStation NY’s Bushwick Farmers’ Market is a “producer-only” market. This means that the people you buy food from are the ones growing it or making it! Without having to undersell their produce to supermarkets to compete with crops grown across the country or across the world, our local farmers are able to keep doing what they…

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SHOULD WE SPEND UP TO AN ADDITIONAL $2,500/M TO EXPAND OUR SPACE IN THE LOOM?

Posted: Jan 22 2017

This week, the landlord offered the BFC Board the opportunity to expand our store into the space next door – effectively doubling our square footage. While this would usually open up much discussion at Committees Meetings and a General Meeting vote, we need to give an answer next week, before our current lease expires. In…

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The Coop is now hiring a part-time manager!

Posted: Jun 25 2016

PART TIME STORE MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION The Bushwick Food Coop is a member-owned-and-operated food cooperative located in the Bushwick/East Williamsburg area of Brooklyn, New York. As a socially and environmentally-responsible  organization,  we strive to work with farms and businesses that are local, sustainable, fair-trade, organic and ethical. We believe that bringing our neighborhood together around…

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RESULTS FROM STORE EXPANSION ONLINE VOTE

Posted: Jan 31 2017

The votes are in! A total of 87 members voted in the online survey regarding our proposal for store expansion at an additional $2,500 per month. 72% of votes were in favor of the proposed expansion. However, in order for the vote to pass, the affirmative votes need to be 80% of members voting (see…

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Can’t Attend The General Meeting? Vote Online!

Posted: Jul 07 2016

The General Meeting will be held July 11th and your vote is needed! Only one proposal is up for membership vote. If you are unable to attend please vote online! It only takes a few minutes so please take the time to cast your opinion.

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