Author Archives: Portland Food Coop

Alpine Wine and Cheese Tasting

At the top of our list of “Delectable Meltable Cheeses” would be Alpine Cheese (examples: Raclette, fondue, etc). We’re hosting an Alpine cheese and wine tasting event on Thursday, February 23rd (from 4:30 – 6:30 pm) to celebrate the depths of winter – when these cheeses are at their gooey, warm, melty best. We won’t […]

Win a $50 Gift Card

As a cooperatively owned market, we want our store to reflect the needs and wants of our community. We put together this quick survey to get your feedback – can you take 10-15 minutes and fill it out today? If you want, you can leave your name and email address in the survey and be entered […]

February Wine Tastings

Did you know we have at least 2 free wine tastings every month? Every month we have a First Friday tasting from 4:30 – 6:30pm, and a “Wine Wednesday” tasting on the second Wednesday of the month, also from 4:30-6:30pm. Join us on Friday, February 3rd for a sampling of reds from Cycles Gladiator Winery […]

Making Heart Healthy Chocolate at the Co-op

In addition to its comforting qualities, chocolate can be a heart-healthy snack. Join us at the Co-op on Saturday, February 4th from 10 – 11:30am for a class on making your own heart-healthy chocolates with Piper, our Wellness Buyer. We will make two types of herbal chocolates: spicy cinnamon cayenne (which is said to improve […]

Portland Food Council in the news

Click below to read a story about the efforts to start the Portland Food Council (a continuation of the Mayor’s Initiative for Healthy and Sustainable Food System). We are proud to be part of this effort to make our community a healthier, more sustainable place.   Portland Food Council to focus on viability, sustainability

Join Our Board

Seeking enthusiastic Member-Owners to join our Board of Directors! We are looking for a few Member-Owners to volunteer to help support the Co-op as new Board Members. This year there is an election of four directors to the Board for three-year terms. There are four Board openings. Are you interested in running for the board? Read […]

Join Us: Portland Food Council Launch

We are excited to be joining with 14 other local organizations and individuals to start the Portland Food Council. This council will bring together Portland’s food community, and connect it to local government. We will work together to make values-based food policy that will make our community a more vibrant and sustainable place. We hope […]

10% off for Member-Owners

Our quarterly Member-Owner Appreciation Week returns January 22-28.   All Member-Owners get 10% off the transaction of your choice during this week.* It’s the perfect opportunity to reconnect with healthy habits after holiday indulgences.   As always, the Co-op is open to everyone, so you can enjoy the music, events, tastings, hundreds of local products, and […]

We’re Hiring!

Two of our team members who have been with the Co-op since before we opened are leaving Maine, which means we have two positions opening up: We are currently hiring for two buying positions: Bulk Buyer and Wellness Buyer. For either position, please review the job descriptions (below) and email completed applications to John Crane, […]