The First-Ever Look at Organics in Canada In July 2017, the Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA) released a performance report on the state of organics in Canada. The overall goal of the report was to … Continue reading The State of Organics in Canada – A Performance Report
Customers of the Co-op may or may not know that we have a set of buying guidelines that we use when making decisions about what to stock in the various departments. What this essentially boils … Continue reading The Meat of the Matter_ How does your Co-op make decisions about what meat products to carry?
Grocery Manager Paul Kelly talks about local products and the unique and important role of organic certification. As an “eater” in the West Kootenays, you are lucky enough to be in a climate where you … Continue reading Local, Organic or Both?
The Organic Industry: An Update from your Co-op If you keep up on news headlines you’ve no doubt seen various stories recently in the press criticizing the integrity of organic products. For example, the article … Continue reading The Organic Industry: An Update from your Co-op
1. Choose Certified Organic! Purchasing Certified Organic foods is the best way to avoid GMO contamination. Animal products (Meat, Dairy and Eggs) are just as important to source organically as this is your assurance the … Continue reading How to avoid GMOs in your food