These sales are an in-store benefit of our Co-op's membership in the 150+ food co-op strong National Co-op Grocers! You do not have to be a member to receive these great prices, they're for everyone :)
This week we are full of farmworker & home healthy flowers for you or your favorite Valentine! Locally grown & harvested, certified organic or unsprayed, we have 200 bouquets ready for you.
We believe that LOVE is most in the air when we're loving the workers who are growing and picking your flowers for this day! And loving that these healthy and happy flowers end up your home without being coated in toxic sprays and chemicals.
Including beautiful mixed bouquets from Florabundance in Carpinteria for $17.99 (assorted flowers) and cutie bouquets from Sun Rose Designs in SB from $7.99-$9.99 each.
Local flower farmer/forager Ariana of Sun Rose Designs will be here on thursday making more bouquets on the patio, from her wild harvested and home-grown supply of native and magical herbs, flowers, and plants.
Click through to see images of flowers and prices!
Our Produce Team has also put together a medley of sweet specials that are sure to sweeten your week, including Passion Fruit for 99 cents each from our friends at Harvest Moon Farm in Carp!
Blood Oranges for $2.99/ll and delicious tropical Cherimoyas for only $5.99/lb, both from right up Farron Road in Goleta at Good Land Organics!
Last week we spent 28% of total produce dollars directly from farmers in the Tri-County Area! Let's see how this week grows with our flowers!
*all Co-op produce is organically grown or unsprayed unless otherwise indicated*
What a pocket of a place we're lucky to live in, this week's featured items are a slice of why!
Good Land Organics is right up the road in Goleta, but they might as well be on a magical land where sub-tropical climates converge with winter seasons. OH WAIT, that's their magic land!
Thanks to the amazing small sub-climates in our foothills, our friends at Good Land Organics can grow all kinds of things, including this week's Cherimoyas (also known as banana custard in some places), only $5.99/lb! This is a short season special item, get it while you can! And they are picking a limited run of Blood Oranges, only $2.99/lb!
And we're so excited that we keep seeing Tom Shepherd's produce at the Co-op. Tom is one of our oldest farmers, and we're grateful to support his delicious offerings as often as we can!
This week we're featuring his brassicas, both Cauliflower and Broccoli for only $1.99/lb! His broccoli stems are some of the sweetest we've tasted too, so don't leave those behind. Simply cut the tough outer layer off and you're left with a rich, tender and delicious broccoli stalk that's perfect to steam, roast or saute!
Not featured but worth noting: locally foraged Chantarelle Mushrooms from the Gaviota Coast, only $13.99/lb!!! These usually retail for closer to $30/lb so get this deal while you can. Thank you rain for helping the mushrooms grow!
Oh February. The shortest month of the year, but for us, no shortage of amazing events in and around the Co-op!
It's Board Election month, and we have many chances to meet your Directors and learn more about their role in helping steer the Co-op! Get to Know Your Co-op Board of Directors on Sunday, 2/10, prior to the Candidate Convergence at the end of the month.
We're grateful for the Lazy Eye Shop Pop-up coming by each month, bringing the patio to life with upcycled and vintage wares.
The KCSB x IV Food Co-op Open Mic Night is going to be BIG! Big enough that we're closing the parking lot, and inviting our friends at Lucidity Festivalsto help us co-create an incredible environment. Sign-up now for a spot to share your talents with the community!
We are getting ready for GAME DAY, especially for those who mostly show up for the snacks ;)
ALL avocados are on sale through Sunday, ripe and ready for $2.99/lb! This brings the price of smaller avocados to about $1 or less!
Make a crunchy veggie dipping tray with Co-op Kitchen Hummus and local radishes ($1.69/bunch Ebby's Organic Farm), local broccoli $2.19/lb Rancho la Familia), and local cauliflower ($2.39/lb, Padus Farms)!
It's also aPEARent that it's pear season! Bartlett Pears on sale for $1.49/lb, and Bosc & Red D'Anjou pears both from VivaTerra on sale for $1.99/lb.
GAME ON for supporting local, organic, and in season produce from healthy farms and farmworkers!