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Join us for our favorite event of the year!  Seedlings and starts for tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce, peppers, squash, melons, berries, herbs and more!  Steve Shore of Misty Crystal Ranch will be there with his baby goats AND we will be featuring our new breakfast burritos made from 100% local eggs from Palomino Valley Chicken & Egg, Hungry Mother oRganic Eggs and Holley Family Farms Eggs and Sausage!!!

A few of the local NV Farmers & Businesses joining us for the seedling sale:
Hungry Mother Organics
Holley Family Farms
Mewaldt Organics
Farmer Todd Rissone
Churchill Butte
Sterling Farms
Loping Coyote Farm
Full Circle Compost
Basin and Range Organics
Urban Roots
Be the Change
Nevada Bugs and Butterflies
Great Basin Community Food Coop Kitchen
Electric Blue Elephant
Many more...
DROPP Locally Sourced Highlights!  
Our local food hub & a department of GBCFC
New local BLZRD bakery features vegan and gluten-free desserts! Connamon rolls, cookies, cupcakes and more!  Get some for you and a friend :)
Check out these locally foraged morel mushroom beauties coming in from Chippewa Hunters and Gatherers... Drop offs are about two days a week right now, weather depending of course

LOCAL FEATURE:  Can you imagine anything better than pickles and booze? Well dive on in! These “Barrel Cut Original” style pickles are packed with local Nevada whiskey and chili peppers. Nevada Brining created the Boozy Series which features six of the states unique distilleries. Look at the stamp on the label to pick the distillery of your choosing. Distilleries include, Las Vegas Distillery, Seven Troughs Distillery, Verdi Local Distillery, Branded Hearts Distillery and The Depot Distillery. We couldn’t be more proud of this statewide project.

Check out the latest FARM TO FABLE article that NPR has been circulating on how markets and restaurants lie about buying local. Link to this article and others at end.

"Some restaurants claim to buy fresh fruit and veggies from local farmers. When, in truth, they’re not using local farms. They’re using a semi-truck from a corporate food distributor full of produce that could have come from Chile, for all they know." - Troy Johnson, Behind the Story

We see this happen in Reno more frequently than ever. It's concerning for consumers who want to know where their food came from and it's harmful to local farmers who do not benefit from these misleading sales. Restaurants get away with it because customers are often self-conscious about asking the important questions, and choose to instead trust what's written on the menu. Now we know how untrue the menu may be, so next time you go out to eat and a restaurant claims that they buy local or organic be sure to ask a LOT of questions. Or check in with us as a resource since a lot of the businesses who do truly support local tend to buy from the area's local food hub: www.DROPP.coop

(And if you do feel self-conscious, remember that it is your right as a consumer to ask these questions! You won't look like these customer in this episode of Portlandia, we promise: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAlWrT5P2VI )

There are a lot of high end and "gourmet" restaurants in town who charge a good deal for their entrees yet continue to source exclusively conventional foods from Sysco, US Foods, and a myriad of other corporate distributors. Why pay top dollar for genetically modified governmentally subsidized foods? Lets raise the bar Reno!

Shout out to Campo Reno, 4th St. Bistro, Cafe Deluxe, Reno Local Food Group, Jack Rabbit Junction, Beaujolais Bistro, Farm Fresh Catering, Great Thyme Catering, Blend Catering, Coffeebar, The Hub and MANY more!



The day has passed but may May the 4th always be with you!   Check out this incredible video featuring Ham Solo, Chewbroccoli, and Darth Tater.

2016 Signage Indicators - helping you to shop at the co-op!

Have you checked out the co-op’s Meet Your Farmer program yet? If so, click here and spend 10 minutes taking an anonymous survey to tell us what you think. If you haven’t tried the app yet, take the survey anyway and tell us about your preferences for local foods. Everyone who finished the survey can enter a drawing for one of three $50 GBFC gift cards. Yahoo!


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