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

Support the Ithaca Free Clinic in November

2018-11-01T12:28:00+00:00

By Norbert McCloskey, Executive Director, Ithaca Health Alliance Jennifer arrived at the Ithaca Free Clinic during a Walk-in Clinic. She did not have health insurance, so she came to the Free Clinic for help. Light-headed and not feeling well, she was sure she had the flu. She signed in at the registration desk and took a seat. [...]

Support the Ithaca Free Clinic in November2018-11-01T12:28:00+00:00

Bring Your Own Bag to Support Sustainable Tompkins

2018-10-03T13:54:17+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 make [...]

Bring Your Own Bag to Support Sustainable Tompkins2018-10-03T13:54:17+00:00

International Pronouns Day: Lifting Trans and Genderqueer Voices

2018-10-03T13:13:04+00:00

  What is International Pronouns Day? October 17, 2018 is the inaugural date of International Pronouns Day, an initiative created in part by Luca Maurer of Ithaca College’s Center for LGBT Education, Outreach & Services. The goal of the day is to make the sharing and respecting of self-determined pronouns a normal part of our regular [...]

International Pronouns Day: Lifting Trans and Genderqueer Voices2018-10-03T13:13:04+00:00

Bring Your Own Bag to Support the Learning Farm

2018-10-03T11:56:38+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 make [...]

Bring Your Own Bag to Support the Learning Farm2018-10-03T11:56:38+00:00

Bring Your Own Bag to Support the Finger Lakes Toy Library

2018-10-03T10:53:18+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 Finger Lakes Toy Library2018-10-03T10:53:18+00:00

Flood Recovery Fundraiser for Blue Heron Farm

2018-09-05T13:08:42+00:00

In July, we profiled Birgit and Erik Landowne of Blue Heron Farm in Lodi. They emphasized their intention to build their farm's resilience in the face of climate change, and, sadly, the recent flooding in Seneca County showed that preparing for weather extremes is indeed of utmost importance here in the Finger Lakes. While the previous [...]

Flood Recovery Fundraiser for Blue Heron Farm2018-09-05T13:08:42+00:00

Bring Your Own Bag to Support the Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

2018-08-06T17:53:27+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 make [...]

Bring Your Own Bag to Support the Cayuga Lake Watershed Network2018-08-06T17:53:27+00:00
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