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November Manager's Message

November 1, 2017

Greetings Hub City Members,

We have had a busy couple of weeks participating in local events and preparing for the holiday season. I was able to meet many members at our booth during the International Festival at Barnet Park. Thank you for your kind words and support. We also recently participated in Empty Bowls at the Chapman Center, which was an outstanding success. We went through over 14 gallons of Thai Butternut Bisque and received rave reviews from everyone who tried our soup. We also r…

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October Manager's Message

October 18, 2017
As we say goodbye to summer, I'd like to take a moment to update you on what we have planned for the fall season:

  • Based on your overwhelming feedback, we have gone back to specific owner days. We will be having 2 this month- Monday, October 9th and Saturday, October 28th. In addition, any owner who spends more than $500 per month will receive an additional owner day where you can come in any day of your choosing.
  • We will have a booth at the International Festival this Saturday. Pleas…

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September Manager's Message

October 18, 2017
Hello Hub City Co-op Members,

My name is Tony Foley and I would like to introduce myself as the new General Manager. I have already begun to make changes to improve your shopping experience. These include better selection and in stock position on produce, cheeses, and grocery items. I also have plans to improve membership value through a more efficient checkout process, new Member Days promotions, more deli and dairy options, a renewed focus on local product selections, and a complete Tha…

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August Manager's Message

August 3, 2017

Summer is quickly coming to an end, but we’ve been working hard in-store to prepare everyone for “Back-to-School Fun”! Are you ready? New products, new hot bar options, and slowly creating a new, improved in-store experience through customer service, member perks, and resetting our shelves with your product requests!

We took advantage of these slower summer months to brainstorm how we (staff & board members) could enhance the overall shopping experience at Hub City Co-Op. The Owner…

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Togther for the Future

August 1, 2017

Announcing the "Together for the Future" capital campaign for the Co-op! We need YOUR help to keep the Co-op successful!

 

GREAT NEWS! Week Two Challenge met!! That's right, Co-op owners and friends came through and raised $12,500 last week, earning our angel donor match of  $25,000!
Don't miss a chance to keep the momentum going! Our angel has issued the same challenge for every single week of the campaign, which concludes Aug 15. Help us earn that second contribution by raising anothe…

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July Manager's Message

June 29, 2017

Summer solstice has come and gone, and the longest day of the year is behind us already. Independence Day celebrations, fireworks, and cook outs are now on the very near horizon and nothing says summer-time like fresh corn, watermelons and peaches, all of which are found right here at your local food co-op.  So far, for June we have seen a total of 6% growth over last year’s sales. This means that more people are shopping at the co-op; more people are showing their support for local farms and or…

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New Product Alert: Epic Bone Broth

June 28, 2017

Bone broth is all the rage these days- it's a great source of protein, collagen, and minerals. Epic makes their bone broth with a slow simmering process, which allows it to extract the maximum benefits from the bone. They raise their own bison, beef, venison, wild boar, and lamb on open pasture using biodynamic ranching practices. 

Check out these 15 Delicious Uses for Bone Broth from Eat Drink Paleo

One of our favorites is this cauliflower rice recipe:

Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower …

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Meet Team Member: Joey Geier

June 19, 2017

Joey has been a part of the Co-op since before we even opened the doors!

He is our customer service manager and manages the wellness and coffee departments as well! Originally from Tampa Florida, he has lived in the Upstate for 14 years and attended USC Upstate for Non-Profit Administration and worked for Little River Roasting for many years.

His favorite part about working at the Co-op is interacting with customers and his favorite products include Every Man Jack Deodorant and Vertias l…

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DIY Beard Oil for Father's Day

June 12, 2017

 

Make dad a handmade gift this Father’s Day that he will love using!  Is your dad clean-shaven?  No worries; this recipe can also be used to create a DIY cologne!  Jojoba is relaxing and is easily absorbed into the skin. Almond oil will soften dad’s prickliest hairs. The blend of tea tree, cedar wood, and orange is both soothing and invigorating. 

Follow the two easy steps below to make this DIY gift. 

 

 

 

 


 

INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED:

  • ½ oz.…

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