Manly Food Co-Op News

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Pollinator Week – Let’s celebrate our bees and insects

by Chloe Brant It’s Pollinator Week from November 12 – 19. The Manly Food Co-Operative acknowledges the importance of our unique pollinators where we encourage the community to come together to raise awareness of our bees and other insects and how pollination provides...

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Manly Food Co-Op’s Christmas Raffle

What an eventful year it has been and it is not over yet. 🙂 We are busy preparing for Christmas and are launching our Christmas Raffle. By buying a ticket in Manly Food Co-op's Christmas Raffle, you go into the draw for your chance to win one of three fabulous...

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Christmas Party on November 29

Celebrate the festive season with us and join us in-store on Wednesday, November 29 from 6-8 pm to enjoy late night shopping, music, wine, snacks and the festive spirit in the beautifully decorated co-op. Stock up on gifts and groceries and have a chat to other community members.
We are looking forward to celebrating this special time of year with you.

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November is all about Fermentation at the co-op

We are very excited to have secured Dr. Christo Miliotis from Fermentingfoods.org for a range of events this November to share his knowledge on fermentation and biodynamics with us. A GP for 18 years, Dr. Miliotis turned to fermentation 10 years ago and has been...

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Join our events during October – Mental Health Month

Don’t miss out! The Co-Op is proud to promote Mental Health Month. The month of October is dedicated to raising awareness of mental health globally. One in five (20%) Australians aged 16-85 experience a mental illness in any year*. This year the theme for Mental...

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Members rally behind Manly Food Co-op

At least a dozen committee have joined forces this week to launch a fundraising campaign to raise $50,000 by 20 August to keep the Co-op's doors open. After just two days of the campaign being live on Pozible, Co-op members and the wider community raised over 1/3 of...

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Immune Boosting for the Winter Months

Organic v. conventional, can the real food please stand up! Learn about the benefits of eating nutritious food for heart health using organic, seasonal, Australian produce. Merrilee will discuss medicinal nature of produce and teas for health and demonstrate...

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May is Member get Member month at the Co-Op

May is Member get Member month at the Co-Op. Refer your friends and family to join the Co-Op and you will receive a $10 gift voucher once they sign up. There is no limit of the number of people you can sign up. Gift Certificates will be issued on the 1st June....

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Lifetime memberships available

If you have been in store this month you would have seen out fantastic back wall. We’re sharing our love for our amazing Lifetime Members with this chalkboard tribute, loud and proud on the Co-op wall. Check out the names in gold... these are our Eternal Members....

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Our Environmental Audit

At the Co-op it’s important we “walk the talk” of sustainability. Recently we engaged an up-and-coming environmentalist at UNSW to conduct an audit of the Co-op because we can’t improve until we know how we’re operating today. After weeks of collecting materials,...

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MFC 20th Anniversary Dinner Party, October 14, 7pm

We're hosting a dinner party to celebrate 20 years of the Manly Food Co-Operative and we would love you to come. Join us for an exquisite meal, warm company and a few stories. 7pm Friday October 14th, 2016 Ruby Lane, 200 Pittwater Rd, Manly Tickets $55 incl. gst...

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Christmas Trading Hours

Come and visit your Co-Op before Christmas! Our Christmas trading hours: THUR 24 DEC:   9.00 – 2.30 FRI 25 DEC:       CLOSED SAT 26 DEC:       CLOSED SUN 27 DEC:      CLOSED MON 28 DEC:    CLOSED TUE 29 DEC:      9.00 – 5.30 WED 30 DEC:     9.00 – 5.30 THUR 31 DEC:  ...

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Christmas Party, Co-Op Style

Thank you to everyone who joined us at Manly Cove yesterday to celebrate a wonderful year for the Co-Op. We were so fortunate to have our very own Santa who helped us to make smoothies using the power of our legs... he was quite the centre of attention and was even...

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In Store Next Week: Sun & Earth Natural Zinc

Handmade in The Northern Rivers of NSW, Sun & Earth Natural Zinc provides a natural sun protective barrier without chemicals. One of the most natural and simplest sunscreens on the market today, Sun & Earth Natural Zinc attributes it delicious chocolaty scent...

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NEW Christmas Gifts at the Co-Op

The holiday season is upon us, and with this season known for its excess, it's great to find some natural and sustainable gift options at the Manly Food Co-Op... HAND MADE SOAP Ordered especially for Christmas, we have beautiful individually packaged soaps made right...

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