All kinds of Local and Organic Thanksgiving produce sales to help you build a solid organic meal for the entire family this year!
Local Russet Potatoes from Avanzino Farms (Reno, NV): $1.49/lb Organic Celery (CA): $.99/lb Local Organic Pie Pumpkins from Pioneer Farms (Fallon, NV): $.99 Organic Garnet Sweet Potatoes: $1.99/lb Organic Cara Cara Oranges (Chico, CA): $3.99/lb Organic Granny Smith Pie Apples: $1.49/lb
Ordering a turkey for Thanksgiving this year?
We have 3 varieties: organic, organic heirloom, and even a few gap 5+ certified pastured birds from Diestel Ranch in Sonora, CA. All turkeys are sold by pre-order so be sure to e-mail our grocery manager, Jacob Nachel,
(email@example.com) and let him know what size turkey you're interested in - we sell them by the pound, refrigerated but not frozen. You can also call us at 775-324-6133, or you can come into our store and fill out one of our turkey pre-order forms, found at the register.
This year we are focusing on providing our members with in-store offerings, creative recipes and ingredient replacement ideas for a "Nutrient Dense Thanksgiving"! Below are some of our homemade sides from the co-op kitchen that emphasize local, organic, health promoting ingredients along with a link to our social media page where we will be posting a variety of organic seasonal recipes and their vegan, gluten-free, and paleo counterparts. You will NOT need to recover from this Thanksgiving.
Available In-store or by Pre-order
Buttery ready to bake Thanksgiving biscuits. Made with local Sandhill Milk, Organic Flour, Organic Butter, Organic Maple Syrup, Sea Salt & Aluminum-Free Baking Powder. Gluten-Free options too :) By pre-order or look for them with the co-op homemade kitchen items. $6.99 for 6 or $11.99 for 12. Take it easy on yourself this year, we've got your dietary preferences covered.
Homemade Pumpkin Pies using Lattin Farms incredible Local Organic Sugar Pie Pumpkins. Enjoy the experience of how this halloween themed squash should really taste! Ingredients: Organic Flour, Organic half & half, Organic Maple Syrup, Local Non-GMO Palomino Eggs, Organic Vanilla and Cinnamon, Sea Salt. Gluten-Free and Vegan varieties available too.
Organic Biodynamic Cranberry Sauce! In case you're in the dark about what Biodynamic agriculture is, let us shine an orb of celestial light on the subject: Rudolph Steiner developed the ideas around this unique form of alternative agriculture. While very similar to organic farming, it includes various esoteric concepts such as the use of an astrological sowing and planting calendar. It also calls for various herbal and mineral additives for compost additives and field sprays; these are sometimes prepared by controversial methods, such as burying ground quartz stuffed into the horn of a cow, which are said to harvest "cosmic forces in the soil", that are more akin to sympathetic magic than agronomy.
According to Steiner, agriculture should be based on the ideal of a mixed farm where the animals are fed from crops grown on the farm and in turn those crops, along with food crops, are fertilized with composted manure from the same animals. A Biodynamic farm, at its base, imitates the self-sufficiency of nature.
However you prefer the aura around your OG cranberries, these ones are bursting with flavor and have lent themselves to an incredible sauce comprised of 3 simple ingredients: The aforementioned ladies of the hour, Organic Maple Syrup and Fresh Organic Cara Cara Oranges. Sure to raise the vibration and harmoniously accent any organic bird or veggie loaf. 7oz $4.99
Buying produce from the GBCFC isn't just better for your health than buying conventional produce-- it's significantly better for the farmers who grow it. According to recent statistics from the USDA, conventional farmers only receive 8 cents for each dollar of produce sold in grocery stores. Conversely, we pay farmers 75 cents for each dollar of produce sold in-store.
Read more at https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R40621.pdf
We now have FREE kitchen matches for all your incendiary needs as well as FREE co-op buttons for all your jacket/bag/suspenders decorating needs. Just remember, only YOU can prevent forest fires! [And you might want to take your coat off before you apply your new Love Your Farmer or Dave Benke little league pin].
$100 gift cards for $90 and $50 gift cards for just $45, give the perfect gift of local food & fresh made organic meals from our kitchen!
Gary Romano of SierraValley Farms has published another book, "July and Winter: Growing Food In the Sierras" and we are now carrying it in our Wellness Department upstairs! This is a must have, as declared by Romano himself to be "his growing Bible".
How to extend the season in our mountainous region, harvest tips, the pillars of building good soil, dealing with limited water, extreme weather and so much more! His introduction quote: "The single greatest lesson the garden teaches is that our relationship to the planet need not be zero-sum, and that as long as the sun still shines and people can still plan and plant, think and do, we can, if we bother to try, find ways to provide for ourselves without diminishing the world." - Michael Pollan - The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
Can you believe that it has been 10 years since Pollan's local food game changing book was published?!?!