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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 […]

Awesome video from Feeding the 5,000 Portland, ME

In October of 2016, the Co-op helped to organize an event called “Feeding the 5,000: Portland, ME.” We partnered with a plethora of community organizations including food security and public health organizations, farms, artist groups, schools, restaurants, local government and more. Our Community Engagement Manager Mary Alice served as the volunteer coordinator for the event, with more […]

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, […]

Member-Owner Appreciation Week

We are excited to announce that our next Member-Owner Appreciation Week will be January 22-28.   All Member-Owners get 10% off the transaction of your choice during this week.*   Member-Owners are the foundation of our Co-op, and four times a year, we have a week dedicated to saying “thanks” to our Member-Owners for helping […]

Maine Harvest Bucks in the News

This December, SNAP/EBT users at the Co-op can get $10 worth of local fruits and vegetables for every $10 spent on local foods. The Bangor Daily News wrote an article highlighting the program – click here to read the article and learn more. From the article: “‘One of the things that we get really excited about is […]