Moscow Food Co-op September Activities
Art at the Co-op
The Moscow Food Co-op welcomes artist Polly Walker of Moscow, Idaho who will display her rugs made from recycled fleece in the Co-op’s deli gallery. The opening reception is from 5-6:30 p.m. on Friday, September 13. The show will run through Wednesday, October 9.
For more information, contact Co-op art coordinator Annie Hubble at 208-882-8537.
Children and their caregivers are welcome for the following Co-op Kids activities. Co-op Kids meets weekly and all events are all free, with snacks and materials donated by the Moscow Food Co-op. Co-op Kids is held every Tuesday from 9-10 a.m. at the Moscow Food Co-op deli seating area unless otherwise noted.
September 10: Cosmic Suncatchers
September 17: Paper Cup and Plate Fairy Mushroom Houses
September 24: End of Summer Food Sampling
Good Food Book Club
The Co-op’s Good Food Book Club will meet from 4-5:30 p.m., Sunday September 29 at a private residence (email firstname.lastname@example.org for directions) to discuss “The Gastronomical Me” by M.F.K. Fisher. The book is available at BookPeople where Co-op owners receive 15 percent discount on the cost of the Good Food Book Club book.
Food for Thought Film Series
The Moscow Food Co-op is proud to present “Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story” for the Food for Thought Film Series. The free film will be shown beginning at 7 p.m., Wednesday, September 18 at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 South Main Street in downtown Moscow. Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping cold turkey and survive only on foods that would otherwise be thrown away.
WSU Organic Farm tour
Meet at the farm facility on Animal Sciences road in Pullman at 3 p.m., Thursday, September 19 to tour WSU’s Organic Farm. The tour will begin with a brief introduction to organic farming and the history of the farm at WSU, and then we'll take a walk and see the bountiful harvest being grown. Those wishing to carpool should meet at 2:30, at the customer service desk at the Co-op’s downtown location. RSVP at the Co-op or online at www.moscowfood.coop/farm-tours
Crop Mob: Plant and Harvest at Pokey Creek Farms
Join the Moscow Food Co-op for a Crop Mob at Pokey Creek Farms in Santa, Idaho from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sunday, September 22. Meet at the Post Office in Santa at 10 a.m. where we assemble and drive the rest of the way to the farm caravan-style. Sign up online at http://www.moscowfood.coop/crop-mobbing.
Co-op Owners Week
Moscow Food Co-op Owners Week is from Saturday, September 21 – Sunday, September 29. All owners will receive 15 percent off one shopping trip of their choice. Information about how to become an owner will be available at the Customer Service desk, check stands, and at the Owners Week table. Throughout the week there will be daily raffles for prizes like gift cards and merchandise.