New Products:
Bakefully Yours: We now have paleo chocolate chip cookies and brownies – Check them out in the Gluten Free section!

J.R. Liggett’s: We now have dog shampoo bars – check them out in the Pets section!

Public WIFI now available: We now have public WIFI available at the co-op for shoppers to use. See the information in the checkout are for access information. 

2021 Membership Renewals
Memberships are due the first time you shop at the Co-op in 2021. The cost is $30 for the entire year, which is still a great deal. Thank you for your continued support! 

See a recipe foEasy Eggplant Curry with Poblano Peppers at the bottom of this email  

Product Updates
(See photos below)
Produce:  We received an order from Growing Greens Farms on Thursday 10/7 (organic herb bouquets, arugula, eggplants, jalapeno, poblano, & lunchbox peppers), Jewell Farm delivered organic kale 10/9RoundTop Farm delivered fresh ginger and turmeric 9/30. 

Local Products: We received local eggs 10/9.

Monthly Senior Discount Day The Co-Op offers a 5% discount to seniors 65+ on the 3rd Saturday of each month.  The next senior discount day will be held on Saturday, October 16.
Volunteers are needed for a variety of jobs – this is how we run the co-op (no paid employees) Please contact Theresa at theresa.pizzuto@gmail.com if you’d like to help out and get a lower markup. Thanks! 

Updated COVID-19 Reminders – We are still following recommended safety protocols
We are still following all of the recommended CDC guidelines for keeping people safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, since the Delta variant is surging in our area. For more information see these articles on the surge in the USthe Delta variant, and recent mask efficacy data.  View the full list of co-op practices and reminders here.
What we ask you to do the following:If you are feeling sick at all (fever or not), Please do not come into the store.If you know you have been exposed to COVID-19, DO NOT come into the store.  The CDC guidelines call for staying home for 14 days after you’ve been exposed to someone with confirmed COVID-19.  See this link for more information:  What to Do If You Are Sick | CDC

If you cannot or will not wear a mask, we will provide curbside pickup for you in order to keep our volunteer managers healthy.

Order Deadlines and Delivery Dates Online ordering calendar 

UNFI — The next delivery date is Wednesday, Oct 13 and the next order deadline is Monday, Oct 18. 

Happy Cow — The next order delivery will be Monday, Oct 18

Backroads Bakery —  TBD

Frontier Herbs — Orders due monthly on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
New, Restocked & Highlighted Products
Gluten Free
 If you are interested in ordering a specific type of produce please contact Theresa to discuss availability.  Visit the list of produce suppliers
Personal Care
 Pet Products
Supplement by BrandSupplements by Shelf Order
Reduced Items
Discontinued Products
 View the list of discontinued products hereChocolove dark chocolate hazelnut butter cup (discontinued by UNFI) 
Recipes and Health Articles Easy Eggplant Curry with Poblano Peppers 

PREP TIME: 10 minutes
COOK TIME: 30 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 40 minutes 

1 onion chopped
olive oil
3 cloves garlic
1 1/2 tsp fresh grated ginger
1 1/2 tsp fresh grated turmeric
10-12 small Indian Eggplants chopped
2 poblano peppers chopped
1 cup coconut milk
2 cups vegetable stock
1/4 cup tomato paste
2 tsps coriander
1 tsp cumin
2 tsps chili flakes, (optional)
1 tsp parsley
juice of 1/2 lime

Add the olive oil and onion to a pan and saute for about 10 minutes. Then add in the garlic, ginger and turmeric and saute a couple minutes before adding in the coconut milk, vegetable stock, tomato paste, cumin, coriander, and chili flakes. Stir well.

Then add in the chopped eggplant and cook for about 10 minutes. Add in 1 and 3/4 of the chopped pablano peppers as well as the parsely and lime and cook for about 3-5 minutes.

Garnish with 1/4 of the chopped pablano pepper as well as some more parsley and chili flakes and enjoy with rice, roti, naan or even pita bread.

Full article here: https://savoryspin.com/easy-eggplant-poblano-pepper-curry/#mv-creation-928