6/6/19 | Weekly news, events, specials, recipes, and more!

The Ypsilanti Food Co-op is honored to have won Best of Washtenaw for Best Natural Food Store, and Best Local Grocery!  We are so grateful for all of the love and support our comminty has provided us with!   We couldn't do it without you!!

To see the whole list of winners in the Best of Washtenaw Contest by ECurrent Magazine follow this link:

A big congratulations to Quentin Carter for
completing his high school diploma!

Quentin has worked for the Ypsilanti Food Coop now for 4 years! 
He recently went back to complete his schooling and has received his diploma!
We are so proud of you Quentin! Keep up the great work!

The Coop is hiring!
The Ypsilanti Food Co-op is hiring for both Cashier/Coordinators and
Deli Cooks.  See both job postings below. 

Application is available in-store, or at (under “About Us” -> “Employment Opportunities”). Please e-mail application and resume to, or bring it to the co-op at 312 N. River St in Ypsilanti

Community Events:

Friday June 7, 2019
Learn more about Ypsi Pride and the events at this link:

Saturday June 8, 2019 4pm-6:30pm. 
Free music on our patio here at the co-op. Steve has been a long time member and supporter of the co-op, and is a current board member.  We are so grateful Steve and his band(s) put this on for us!!! To learn more about Stever Somers and his music check out this link:
Lots of Local/Michigan produce now available!

The Co-op has local produce being delivered several times a week.  Next time you're in take a look at our produce cooler and see our current available selection including:
  • Celery
  • Garlic
  • Rhubarb
  • Asparagus
  • Greens(Spinach & Power Mix)
  • Scallions
  • Russet Potatoes
  • Red Onions
  • Yellow Onion (Bagged)

Check out the latest Co-op Deals Flyer at the link below!


Today from 3-6 PM at the

Pittsfield Farmers Market.

The Co-op will be doing a cooking demo focusing on Rhubarb Cobbler as well as some other fun rhubarb recipes. Hope to see you there!

Can't make it for the demo?  Enjoy a great rhubarb recipe below! 
We have local rhubarb for sale at the coop! Hurry, while it lasts!

Rhubarb Crisp

Here is a great recipe for Rhubarb Crisp.  To learn more about rhubarb and it's history click here:

Recipe Information

Total Time: 

55 minutes



Simplicity is delicious in this classic rhubarb crisp that celebrates one of spring's early treasures.


  • 1 cup flour
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 3 cups diced rhubarb
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup butter


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Mix 1/4 cup flour, salt, sugar and eggs together; combine with rhubarb and pour into 8 X 8-inch pan.
  3. Combine brown sugar, 3/4 cup flour, and butter; blend until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Sprinkle over rhubarb mixture. Bake for 45 minutes.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 246, Fat: 7 g, Cholesterol: 60 mg, Sodium: 41 mg, Carbohydrate: 47 g, Dietary Fiber: 1 g, Protein: 4 g

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