COVID-19 Updates

Temporary Store Hours 7am-9pm We are temporarily changing our hours of operation to better serve our customers and community. Changes in Our Stores We have temporarily suspended the following: Hot Bar & Salad Bar: heat and serve meal options are available Bulk Bins: many bulk items are available prepackaged Special Orders Fresh Flyer and Owner…

Virtual Canning Classes

Put some plans on the calendar. Until we’re able to meet again in the Hertel Co-op Cafe, we’ll be holding virtual canning classes online through Zoom for $10, just $7 for owners. Take a peek inside our master canning teacher Kathy Manley’s home kitchen — she’ll demonstrate canning recipes (using the local bounty!) that you can recreate after…

Keep Calm & Grill On!

The weather is right for a good ole fashioned cookout. Celebrate the LOCAL way with everything from charcoal to chicken and everything in between! Stand Fast Farm Dunkirk, NY  Stand Fast Farm is a first-generation cattle farm owned by the Grant family. Currently they manage 150 acres and 110 head of cattle. All of their…

From the General Manager

The past few weeks have deepened my already profound appreciation for the co-operative structure and the stakeholders who make this wonderful organization. I am amazed by the resiliency of our local food system. Two weeks ago, demand for groceries doubled overnight and crippled our national supply chain. In WNY, and beyond, grocery shelves were bare….