Asian Pickles from Stick and Stone’s Chaw Chang

2019-02-14T13:11:28+00:00

Chaw Chang of Stick and Stone Farm recently shared with us this quick Asian pickle recipe. In his words, " you can use this recipe for anything you might want to quick pickle. Cucumbers, carrots, radishes, kohlrabi, deep-fried tofu, fishcakes, green beans, turnips, parboiled or roasted eggplant, or boiled bean sprouts (mung bean or soy). Adjust sugar:vinegar [...]

Asian Pickles from Stick and Stone’s Chaw Chang2019-02-14T13:11:28+00:00

General Manager Report — All Things Expansion!

2019-02-13T12:29:18+00:00

  By Brandon Kane, General Manager It’s been nearly two years since GreenStar signed its first memorandum of understanding with our developer in order to pursue the feasibility of the expansion and relocation of our West End store and campus. Since then, the activity to pursue this project has barely ceased. I’m delighted to report that, [...]

General Manager Report — All Things Expansion!2019-02-13T12:29:18+00:00

Go Solar — A New GreenStar Owner Benefit for You, the Co-op, and the Earth!

2019-02-13T12:30:54+00:00

By Kristie Snyder, GreenStar Staff GreenStar is delighted to offer a new benefit for Co-op owners — one that will benefit the Co-op in its expansion as well. Delaware River Solar, based in Sullivan County, NY, is offering Co-op owners the chance to enroll in a community solar program. Good for owners, good for the Co-op, [...]

Go Solar — A New GreenStar Owner Benefit for You, the Co-op, and the Earth!2019-02-13T12:30:54+00:00

Bring Your Own Bag to Support the Learning Web

2019-01-11T10:10:28+00:00

Each quarter, GreenStar selects three local not-for-profits to be the recipients of our Bring Your Own Bag, Use It for Good program donations. Our BYOB program encourages shoppers to bring their own bags by providing them with a token worth 5¢ that they can donate to one of the chosen organizations. At the end of the quarter, we [...]

Bring Your Own Bag to Support the Learning Web2019-01-11T10:10:28+00:00

Buy Citrus, Support Farmworker Health

2019-01-02T13:17:45+00:00

During January, we'll have great sale prices on a slew of seasonal citrus, and GreenStar's Produce Department will donate 5% of profits from all citrus sales to the National Center for Farmworker Health. This not-for-profit, established in 1975, is dedicated to improving the health status of farmworker families by providing information services, training and technical assistance, [...]

Buy Citrus, Support Farmworker Health2019-01-02T13:17:45+00:00

General Manager’s Report: Growing Forward Together

2019-01-04T14:43:36+00:00

By Brandon Kane, General Manager The tagline for GreenStar’s vision of its future is “Growing Forward.” It applies equally well to something as concrete as putting a shovel in the ground or as abstract as developing the emotional intelligence of our workplace. Growing Forward is the idea that you and I are forging a path together [...]

General Manager’s Report: Growing Forward Together2019-01-04T14:43:36+00:00

Bring Your Own Bag to Support National Alliance on Mental Illness, Finger Lakes

2019-01-02T12:34:24+00:00

Each quarter, GreenStar selects three local not-for-profits to be the recipients of our Bring Your Own Bag, Use It for Good program donations. Our BYOB program encourages shoppers to bring their own bags by providing them with a token worth 5¢ that they can donate to one of the chosen organizations. At the end of the quarter, [...]

Bring Your Own Bag to Support National Alliance on Mental Illness, Finger Lakes2019-01-02T12:34:24+00:00

Values in Action, Every Day

2018-12-05T13:28:36+00:00

Local farm Blue Heron delivering to GreenStar. By Co+op, stronger together We are proud to be part of a movement that proves respecting people is good for business. Millions of consumers around the globe have joined cooperatives for many reasons, including finding that they fill a need for housing, electricity, food, insurance and financial [...]

Values in Action, Every Day2018-12-05T13:28:36+00:00

Give Thanks and Pay It Forward with Fair Trade

2018-11-14T10:30:53+00:00

By Co+op, stronger together This Thanksgiving, consider paying your gratitude forward. The holiday meal is the perfect time to consider swapping out a few items on your shopping list for Fair Trade-certified products. You get to enjoy delicious food while supporting life changing projects for the farmers who produced it. Fair trade standards ensure that farmers and [...]

Give Thanks and Pay It Forward with Fair Trade2018-11-14T10:30:53+00:00

GM Report: The Importance of Telling Our Story

2018-11-05T12:36:23+00:00

By Brandon Kane, General Manager These are stressful times. Many of us are overworked and find it increasingly difficult to cover our basic living expenses without performing some form of balancing act to get us to the next paycheck. Cooperation, economic and otherwise, offers us an actual alternative to the debt-ridden isolation of conventional capitalism. All around [...]

GM Report: The Importance of Telling Our Story2018-11-05T12:36:23+00:00
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