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Brown Rice & Goat Cheese Cakes


The nutty flavor of medium-grain brown rice is complemented by creamy, earthy goat cheese in these elegant cakes. Ingredients 3/4 cup medium-grain brown rice 1 1/2 cups water 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 6 medium shallots, chopped 2 medium carrots, shredded using the large holes of a box grater 1/2 cup toasted pecans, (see Tip) [...]

Brown Rice & Goat Cheese Cakes2019-03-22T13:38:38-04:00

We’re Moving Away from Fossil Fuels & Launching the Spring Phase of our Capital Campaign!


This is a glimpse of what it could be like to walk into our 770 Cascadilla St. store. Currently under construction, this will be the front entrance to our 770 Cascadilla Street store. We're excited to announce that our new West End store, due to open in early 2020, will be heated [...]

We’re Moving Away from Fossil Fuels & Launching the Spring Phase of our Capital Campaign!2019-03-22T13:49:23-04:00

Lemon & Thyme Pan-Seared Perch


Ingredients 1 pound perch fillets 2 Tbsp olive oil salt, pepper, thyme 1 lemon Preparation Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Season fish with salt, pepper, and thyme. Add seasoned fish to skillet and cook for about 3 minutes each side until cooked through. While cooking sprinkle with the zest of one lemon and [...]

Lemon & Thyme Pan-Seared Perch2018-10-09T14:19:54-04:00

3 Step Kiwi Sorbet


Tart, refreshing, and delicious, this simple recipe lets the kiwi shine! Kiwi Sorbet Serves 4 Ingredients 8 kiwis, peeled 4 Tbsp honey Juice of 1 lemon Directions Peel kiwis and place in a food processor or blender. Pulse until well blended into a thick puree. Add honey and lemon juice. Blend. Pour into a shallow container and [...]

3 Step Kiwi Sorbet2018-08-04T11:52:01-04:00

Fish with Indian Curry Butter


Recipe Information Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 4-6 A very simple fish dish made spectacular with Indian curry butter. Ingredients 4-6 portioned fish fillets (tilapia or haddock) 3-4 Tbsp butter 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2-inch piece of ginger, peeled and minced 1 tsp curry powder Pinch of cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp salt Preparation 1. Preheat the oven [...]

Fish with Indian Curry Butter2018-08-01T09:40:26-04:00

Lewis’ Black Bean Burgers


Makes 8 generous burgers Recipe by Lewis Freedman In case you missed this Food in the Foyer Demonstration, here's Lewis' Black Bean Burger Recipe. They are delicious! Ingredients 3 cups cooked black beans 2 cups cooked short grain brown rice ⅔ cup rolled oats, blended 1 cup grated raw sweet potato ½ cup toasted sunflower seeds [...]

Lewis’ Black Bean Burgers2018-06-29T08:18:45-04:00

Strawberry Mousse


Local strawberries are here — celebrate the season with this delicious treat! This gelatin-free mousse has no added sugar or dairy and is topped with sliced almonds, chocolate chips, and fresh mint. Ingredients 2 cups apple juice, plus a little more for blending pinch sea salt 3 or 4 Tbsp agar flakes 1/2 tsp vanilla 2 [...]

Strawberry Mousse2018-06-22T09:27:18-04:00

West End Expansion Update


The Special Vote Passed ... What's Next?! Since the votes were tallied in early April, our General Manager and the expansion team has been working hard to get the expansion project going.  In April we held two all staff meetings where we discussed our proposed store layout, brainstormed ideas for new products and services, and collected general expansion feedback.  It's all starting to come together and it's truly been a cooperative effort.

West End Expansion Update2018-07-24T14:06:39-04:00

West End Expansion Vote: Frequently Asked Questions


Should GreenStar’s Council be authorized to relocate the Co-op’s West End store and operations to 770 Cascadilla Street and enter into a lease for that site, and shall Council be authorized to sell the cooperative’s operations at 700 & 702 W. Buffalo Street?

West End Expansion Vote: Frequently Asked Questions2018-07-28T08:41:07-04:00
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