Leftover Heaven: Turkey Banh Mi with Quick-Pickled Cranberries

2019-11-19T11:34:52-05:00

Banh mi is a Vietnamese sandwich that melds French bread with the fresh, herbal flavors of Vietnam. This combination of savory turkey with tangy, fresh quick-pickled cranberries and carrot and a smear of creamy mayo makes for an exciting way to use up leftover turkey. By Co+op, stronger together Total Time: 40 minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients Quick-Pickled Cranberries 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup rice vinegar 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 cup chopped cranberries 1 cup shredded carrot Sandwich  1 or 2 baguettes, cut into 4 6-inch lengths 4 Tbsp mayonnaise 1 tsp. vegetable oil 1 small onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 Tbsp chopped fresh ginger 2 cups shredded turkey 2 Tbsp fish sauce, more if needed 1 tsp. five-spice [...]

Leftover Heaven: Turkey Banh Mi with Quick-Pickled Cranberries2019-11-19T11:34:52-05:00

Appreciating the Cooperative Model

2019-11-05T11:54:39-05:00

Part of the Co+op Forest, along the Huayabamba River in northern Peru. By GreenStar Membership Department Staff November has arrived, launching what many consider to be the season to give thanks, so it’s timely to reflect on our feelings of gratitude. Naturally, you might be thinking of how much you appreciate your family and friends, your home, or your good health. Maybe you’re remembering and honoring those who have sacrificed much, so that we can exercise our human and democratic rights. If you’re a member of a cooperative enterprise, you likely acknowledge and appreciate how this alternative business model is doing things differently — using cooperative principles to put our collective values into practice. One of the [...]

Appreciating the Cooperative Model2019-11-05T11:54:39-05:00

Iroquois White Corn Project Cornmeal Cookies

2019-11-06T11:58:42-05:00

Recipe by Iroquois White Corn Project Makes about 3 dozen cookies Ingredients 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour, plus more for shaping ½ cup Iroquois Roasted White Corn Flour ½ tsp. of salt ¾ cup room temperature unsalted butter ¾ cup sugar 1 large egg 1 tsp. vanilla extract* *For a different flavor, substitute lemon zest and a ½ tsp. ground cardamom for the vanilla. Preparation Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, corn flour, salt, and cardamom (if used). Set aside. In a large bowl and using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla (or lemon zest) and beat until smooth. With mixer on low, gradually [...]

Iroquois White Corn Project Cornmeal Cookies2019-11-06T11:58:42-05:00

Celebrating International Pronouns Day at GreenStar

2019-10-02T12:58:32-04:00

By GreenStar’s Equity Action Team The third Wednesday of October, which this year is Oct. 16, is designated as International Pronouns Day. GreenStar will recognize and celebrate this event with all-day activities at our three retail stores. Stop by your favorite GreenStar location to pick up some pronoun stickers, literature, and a free pronoun cookie. If you’d like, chat with one of our volunteers at the table. Are you wondering what International Pronouns Day is all about? Here’s an explanation from the official website: “International Pronouns Day seeks to make respecting, sharing, and educating about personal pronouns commonplace. Referring to people by the pronouns they determine for themselves is basic to human dignity. Being referred to by the wrong [...]

Celebrating International Pronouns Day at GreenStar2019-10-02T12:58:32-04:00

Bring Your Own Bag to Support the Tompkins County SPCA

2019-10-02T12:55:24-04:00

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 a donation to the groups based on the number of tokens given by our customers. This quarter, our recipients are the SPCA of Tompkins County, Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming, and Loaves & Fishes. The mission of the SPCA of Tompkins County is to protect companion animals. The no-kill shelter is dedicated to preventing animal cruelty and overpopulation, [...]

Bring Your Own Bag to Support the Tompkins County SPCA2019-10-02T12:55:24-04:00

Bring Your Own Bag to Support Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming

2019-10-01T09:39:28-04:00

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 a donation to the groups based on the number of tokens given by our customers. This quarter, our recipients are Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming, the Tompkins County SPCA, and Loaves & Fishes. Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming is training the next generation of farmers in the Finger Lakes. Groundswell supports individuals to develop agricultural skills [...]

Bring Your Own Bag to Support Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming2019-10-01T09:39:28-04:00

Cultivate Your Co-op This Fall: Owner Investment Program Q&A

2019-10-01T09:29:23-04:00

GreenStar's Capital Campaign continues efforts to raise funds for our expansion via the Owner Investment Program. Read on to learn more about this successful campaign and how you can cultivate your co-op! Can you give a brief overview of GreenStar’s Capital Campaign thus far? We launched the Capital Campaign just over a year ago to raise funds to support the Co-op’s expansion and relocation to our new flagship store at 770 Cascadilla St. GreenStar member-owners are invited to purchase Investment Shares as a part of our Owner Investment Program, providing the Co-op with needed capital while earning a fair return on their investment. Our first phase in the fall of 2018 was quite a learning experience for us, and [...]

Cultivate Your Co-op This Fall: Owner Investment Program Q&A2019-10-01T09:29:23-04:00

Vegan Tuscan Tomato Pie

2019-09-24T09:28:21-04:00

Local chef Theresa Joseph recently served this tasty, plant-based treat from the Coalition for Healthy School Food to our shoppers. Perfect for pizza night, movie night, or leftover breakfast the next day! Yields one 12- inch pie Ingredients 12-inch pizza crust (recipe below, or pre-purchased) 1 Tbsp olive oil 3 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 (15.5 oz.) can salt-free cannellini beans, drained ¼ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. black pepper ⅓ cup water (add only if mixture is too thick) 3 Tbsp chopped fresh basil Optional: lemon juice to taste 2 large or 3 medium size ripe Roma tomatoes, chopped (other types of tomatoes work, too) 1 cup spinach, chopped 1 (2.25 oz) can sliced black olives 1 cup basil, [...]

Vegan Tuscan Tomato Pie2019-09-24T09:28:21-04:00

Savory Apple Tart

2019-09-10T10:04:00-04:00

Invite friends or family over to enjoy a special meal featuring this delightful apple and cheddar tart. By Co+op, stronger together Total Time: 2 hours; 90 minutes active Servings: 8 Ingredients 1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour 1 1/2 cups unbleached flour 1 1/2 tsp.salt, divided 2 sticks unsalted butter, chilled, plus 2 additional tablespoons 1 cup ice water 3 large onions, thinly sliced 2 Tbsp fresh thyme, chopped 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard 1/2 tsp. pepper 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 4 large baking apples, peeled and sliced (about 6 cups) Preparation Heat oven to 400°F and get out a rimmed 10 x 15 baking sheet. For crust, whisk together the flours and 1 teaspoon of salt in [...]

Savory Apple Tart2019-09-10T10:04:00-04:00

Mixed Greens and Asiago Hoagie

2019-09-10T11:07:37-04:00

Sandwiches can be a healthful, satisfying meal when you stuff them with an entire salad! Opt for a whole grain baguette — you will stay fuller longer and enjoy the hearty flavor. Purchased pesto makes this so easy, and tastes like summer in a jar. This is one of our High Five recipes, made from five main ingredients or less. Simplify your life with more delicious High Five recipes. By Co+op, stronger together Total Time: 10 minutes Servings: 2 Ingredients 4 cups mixed greens, or spinach 2 Tbsp jarred pesto 2 8-inch baguette pieces 4 ounces Asiago cheese, thinly sliced 1 large tomato, sliced Preparation Heat the broiler. Put the mixed greens in a medium bowl and add the pesto, tossing to [...]

Mixed Greens and Asiago Hoagie2019-09-10T11:07:37-04:00

West End

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701 W Buffalo St
(607) 273-9392
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DeWitt

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215 N Cayuga St
(607) 273-8213

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Sat. & Sun.: 9 am – 11 pm
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(607) 882-2667

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