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Help make this Holiday season a little brighter for those in our community affected by domestic violence. Donate to our Friendship Home Giving Tree! We are accepting gifts through December 10th.

1 day ago

If you are a student, you are well aware FINALS WEEK is fast approaching. To make it easier for you, we're offering a special deal for all students with a valid student ID. From now until December 13th, save 10% OFF all your purchases!🍎🏃‍♂️📓

1 day ago

Today is #GivingTuesday, and this Holiday season there are many ways to give back when you shop at our co-op!

1) Lincoln Food Bank Food Drive + Checkout Hunger
When you shop at the co-op, you'll have a chance to contribute $5 or $10 to the Lincoln Food Bank, or you can purchase a pre-filled bag of non-perishable goodies to that we'll drop-off for you!

2) The Friendship Home Giving Tree
From now through December 10th, we are accepting gift donations to help spread holiday cheer with victims of domestic abuse and their families in our community. Please ask us how you can contribute!

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Check out these new Co+op Deals, good now through December 17:

2 days ago

If you know local food, you know Megan McGuffey. Congratulations to Community Crops on an excellent hire!

Community Crops is excited to announce that Megan McGuffey has been hired as our new Executive Director. Megan has been involved with Community Crops for a number of years starting out as a gardener, serving on the Board of Directors for six years, and she is actively engaged in various food policy networks across the State. She holds a Master of Public Administration and is a doctoral candidate in the UNO School of Public Administration. Welcome Megan!

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Organic Food Survey

A study conducted by Earthbound Farm surveyed more than 500 shoppers to learn about who is buying organic food. The results highlight that the organic shopper profile has shifted toward the mainstream.

“Organic should and can be for everyone,” Deverl Maserang, president and CEO of the San Juan Bautista, Calif.-based company, said in a news release.

Here’s 10 notable findings from the survey:

  1. 47% of the people surveyed said they buy organic food for their households at least some of the time
  2. Pet owners are more likely to buy organic than people who do not own pets (53% to 37%)
  3. Sports fans are more likely to buy organic (49% to 41%)
  4. People with children at home are more likely to buy organic (52%)
  5. The majority of consumers (67%) eat organic for dinner, compared to 62% for lunch and 56% for breakfast
  6. 71% of shoppers with kids at home said it would be somewhat or very important to provide organic food to their child’s classmates/teammates.
  7. Respondents to the survey indicated that the 3-5 age range is most critical in eating organic food.
  8. Only 24% of organic shoppers said they are “loud and proud” about choosing organic, while 10% keep their preferences “under the radar” and 66% are “easygoing”
  9. 33% of people have increased their organic food consumption in the past year, while 40% plan to increase their organic consumption in 2019. 11% plan to decrease it
  10. 75% of organic consumers buy organic primarily for the health benefits