Why Have a Sister Co-op?

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by Myrna Miranda-O’Neill

Principle #6 of the Cooperative Principles: Cooperation among co-operatives

When I’ve been asked why our coop has a Sister Co-op, the short answer is, because “it is what we do.”  One of our guiding principles is to help other co-ops, but I believe that as a co-operative community and as part of a cooperative movement we look for alternatives to build a prosperous equitable community and for sincere ways to connect and respond to need at home and abroad with the intention of empowering each other.

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Introducing: Buffalo Basics!

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Everyday Low Prices For Everyone!   The Buffalo Basics program is a selection of staple foods and other products priced below retail to provide the same great savings to everyone who wants to shop at the Co-op.  (No further discounts apply.)  Look for the Buffalo Basics logo on shelves and bins around the store.  The Buffalo Mountain Co-op is committed to “food for people not for profit.”

Tony’s Chocolonely is Here!

tony's chocolonelyWelcome new products from Tony’s Chocolonely, big chocolate bars with a big mission. Tony’s mission:  “As a chocolate company we lead by example and activate industry, politics and consumers to bring about change. Alone we make slave free chocolate, together we make all chocolate 100% slave free.  Not just our chocolate. No. All chocolate worldwide. When there is really no more slavery in the chocolate industry, then we will have achieved our goal.”