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Co+op, stronger together

Co+op, stronger together represents National Co+op Grocer (NCG) food co-ops nationwide and their shared commitment to providing delicious, high quality, healthy food; supporting local, sustainable agriculture; and strengthening local communities. With 148 independent food co-ops and over 200 storefronts nationwide, NCG brings together a wealth of experience and passion for great food. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest.

When it comes to going against the grain, those with gluten allergies must take the saying to a whole new level. So what exactly does a gluten-free diet mean?
Limiting sweets and making healthier sweet choices can be a healthy move but it doesn’t have to mean neglecting your sweet tooth. Some sweeteners are better than others.
The most often-asked questions in the health food world may well be related to soyfoods. But soyfoods aren't nearly as mysterious as they look, and they can be downright tasty, too.
Beef cattle farming is by far the largest segment of American agriculture, and its practices are as numerous as its scale is large. So how does that all-American beef patty go from farm to fridge—and what goes into it?
It's hard to imagine why many of us aren't eating enough fruit. What other food satisfies our nutrient needs and our sweet tooth with so many options?
For pure sensory pleasure while grocery shopping, nothing beats the produce aisle.
Find resources to learn more about food production, food choices, and the connections between food, health, and planet.
Today, the vast majority of U.S. food is produced by an industrial system that churns out commodity crops. But now, more than ever, people are showing interest in finding local, sustainable alternatives.
You're at the checkout, and you forgot your reusable shopping bags. Do you choose paper or plastic?

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