The Meaning of Local

As we all know, a new grocery store called Lucky’s Market recently opened in Gainesville. Their produce manager contacted Jordan Brown, co-op producer and owner of The Family Garden, about being a vendor in September, 2014. The produce manager explained how their store works. Keeping costs low for customers is one of their top priorities, […]


Your Co-Op is Back // Mid-June Members Newsletter

NOTE: This newsletter is going out this week to members. If you’re not a member or on our newsletter list, find links on the right.                       Your Co-op is back! We understand that our recent crisis and increased competition have distanced many of you from your […]

Citizens Co-Op welcomes new board members

Citizens Co-Op has welcomed 4 new proactive, excited and benevolent board members in the past few months, and we want to introduce them!   Kelsey Naylor At-Large Seat Kelsey was a long time volunteer, then employee at the co-op from 2013-2014. She was the local food buyer and is very supportive of our local farmers and […]

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Chickpea Flour Omelets with Asparagus

From the Dietician’s Desk:   Click below for recipe: Chickpea Flour Omelets with Asparagus:   This can be made with any veggies. What I do is set up the batter and meanwhile saute onions, red bell peppers, mushrooms, etc. Then I take them out of the pan, re-oil, and spread in the batter.   Enjoy! […]

Our Apology

Our Apology We at Citizens Co-op have made mistakes in the past, but have recently been working to rectify them. In the past few months we have been meeting with the members of the Union who were fired on March 24, 2014 in order to make amends and come to resolution. Some policies set in […]