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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 produ…

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New Product Alert: Salazon Chocolate Bars

June 4, 2017

Salazon chocolate bars are made with 100% organic certified, fair trade cacao sourced exclusively from the Dominican Republic and natural, solar evaporated sea salt. They are all vegan and soy free too!

The bars from their Trail Series (which are the ones we carry!) support the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Pacific Crest Trail Association, and the Continental Divide Trail Coalition. 

​From their website: "We began to explore a new te…

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Meet Team Member: Lucy Hatfield

May 30, 2017
Lucy is the person you want to talk to if you're interested in bulk herbs and spices. She'll be celebrating one year as a Co-op employee at the end of May! Originally from Florida, she moved to Greenville at 15 but now lives in Spartanburg. Before working at the Co-op she was self-employed making jewelry. She loves working at the Co-op because of the wonderful, caring people that she gets to interact with on a daily basis.
 
Her favorite …

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HUB CITY CO-OP STORE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

April 26, 2017

Celebrating our One-Year Milestone With Owners, Shoppers and Suppliers

Saturday, April 22nd was a great day of Celebration at Hub City Co-op! Scores of owners, shoppers and fans came out to the Co-op in honor of the store’s one-year milestone.

Local co-op suppliers including Little River Roasting, RJ Rockers, JB’s Proof, Blue Moon Specialty Foods and Ed’s All Purpose Seasoning were present sampling and educating consumers about the…

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Meet Team Member Wes Howard

April 11, 2017

 

Ever wonder who is behind the delicious meals served up daily on the Co-op's hot bar? Wes Howard is the Hub City Co-op Food Service Manager and prepares a variety of tasty and nutritious dishes at meal time for the Co-op. 

 

Wes has done a number of things in his career including teaching golf and working on cargo planes in the air force.  

 

Wes has always been drawn to the food and beverage business and has been wor…

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Opportunity to Invest in Your Co-op NOW

March 18, 2017

The Hub City Co-op Board of Directors recently announced a re-capitalization campaign for $100,000.  The campaign is planned to raise the funds from the nearly 1800 members of the Hub City Co-op ownership in the next six weeks.

 

Since the campaign was announced over $30,000 has been committed from Hub City Co-op Owners! With your help, the goal can be reached quickly.

 

Hub City Co-op member-owners, many of whom have joined si…

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Advantages of Shopping Bulk: Save money and reduce waste!

March 5, 2017

By: Co-op Staff

Last week, Co-op owner Morgan Jordan educated shoppers on how the bulk department has helped her achieve a zero waste household. Morgan decided to transform her home to become more simplified, sustainable and pleasing to her and her family.  Once she started making these changes it was hard to stop! She conducted an experiment to see how little packaging waste she could produce.  After four months she had only the amount …

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