Tag Archives: Northcoast Co-op

It looks like Co-op will pull through after all (even without Apple Pay)

It looks like Co-op will pull through after all (even without Apple Pay)

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – North Coast Co-op’s well-publicized financial crisis may be lifting, according to the iconic Humboldt two-store chain’s administration.  A press release cites a strong alliance with local farmers, new features and marketing, and somewhat stabilized sales as helping right the ship. Manager search The Co-op is accepting applications from candidates interested

Co-op racing to address sales drop, cash crunch, bone broth surfeit

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The winds of change that wiped out the Arcata Co-op’s iconic information kiosk earlier this year are still blowing, and this time they’re threatening to knock down the whole store – and the one in Eureka, too. Northcoast Co-op is under unprecedented financial pressure, which, in presentations

Staunchly defending the basic human right to harm children

Anti-vaccinationists have been petitioning at the Co-op, and were successfully gathering signatures at the North Country Fair. They want a referendum on SB277, which prohibits unvaccinated children from attending public schools. Their premise, as I understand it, is that the requirement takes away parental rights and choices. The bill came about because of experience –

Co-op recalls organic spices over Salmonella contamination

Voluntary Recall of Frontier Spices  Arcata, CA—The North Coast Co-op received notification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that Frontier Co-op is voluntarily recalling certain lots of various products under its Frontier and Simply Organic labels due to possible salmonella contamination. The products were distributed throughout the United States. “The product in question

Everything You Think You Know About GMOs Is Probably Wrong

    Northcoast Co-op’s GMO policy is already stained by superstition – will it fall to foolish food fashion and commit its business to a scientifically indefensible, legally laughable and ultimately unenforceable crop ban? Everyone in Arcata seems to have an opinion about genetically modified organisms (GMOs), also known as genetically engineered (GE) food or biotech.

Member Linkage Report to the Northcoast Co-op Board, January 2014

Melanie Bettenhausen has been working with our Marketing, Membership and Merchandising team to determine the best way for the Board to support the proposed ordinance that would effectively ban the cultivation and production of GMO crops in Humboldt County. While everyone on our team is personally in support of it, there seems to be hesitancy