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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 […]

Sparkling Wine Tasting (Free)

On Friday, December 30 from 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Jessica from Easterly Wine will be at the Co-op sampling a variety of French sparkling wines just in time for New Year’s Eve. Join us to taste these delectable wines. Free, must be 21+

Holiday Hours

The Co-op will be open our normal hours (8am-8pm) with the exception of the following three days: Saturday, December 24th – open 8am – 4pm Sunday, December 25th – Closed Sunday, January 1st – Closed

How to Prepare a Festive Cheese Platter Like a Pro

The holiday season has finally arrived and with it all the excitement, good cheer and yes, sometimes stress of holiday gatherings.  Feeling overwhelmed when it comes to selecting an appropriate assortment of goodies for your friends and loved ones? Never fear; it can be easy and even fun! Here are a few simple tips to […]