MFC Blog

Jan 30, 2019

An interview with Jon Steinman, author of Grocery Story – The Promise of Food Co-ops in the Age of Grocery Giants

1. You interviewed scores of people in communities all over Canada and the USA. What did people value most about their local co-op?

Dec 24, 2018

Spare change really adds up! Our new Positive Change program launches January 1st, and is designed to raise money for local non-profit organizations working to better our community.

Nov 07, 2018

You probably hear the word “local” a lot these days. What does it bring to mind for you? Maybe businesses owned by your neighbors? Or small family farms? Most of us have an idea of what local means – a personal definition. When we go shopping we might take for granted that the store we’re in has a similar definition.

Jul 18, 2018

Recently, everyone in Medford was faced with a drastic reduction in the types of items that can be recycled. Reduce, reuse, and recycle are habits that we try to incorporate into our daily lives. Our lives are busy, and we get overwhelmed with responsibilities.

Jul 10, 2018

Beginning in the late summer of last year, staff from Ashland Food Co-op and Medford Food Co-op started collaborating to bring a large farm tour to fruition.