Denver Event Updates and Food Blog for The Co-Op at 1st

Kitchen Techniques: Dicing Onions

In this great episode, Chef Lilly explains a great way to dice onions in the kitchen for recipes!      

How The Co-Op at 1st Can Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

You’ve probably heard that if you keep a routine for three weeks, it becomes a habit. Every year, millions of people make “resolutions” to do or accomplish in the new year, so in the first three weeks of January, it’s not uncommon to see fresh produce flying off shelves, gyms packed with newcomers, and donations […]

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Unique Ways to Minimize Your Food Waste

When we think about food accessibility, we also think about sustainability. Given that we are a market and food subscription service, we believe it’s crucial to focus on eliminating food waste – one of the best ways is to repurpose food scraps!    Did you know that across the globe, there are about 2.8 trillion […]

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Budget Friendly Ways to Celebrate the Holidays

The holidays can be a wonderful time but they can also be stressful. Trying to create that holiday magic on a budget can be more complicated than you think, mainly because our instinct is to go all-out for the holidays. We think it’s important to remember that the holiday season is not just about gifts […]

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Where You Can Find a Community Fridge in Denver

A pivotal part of our mission as a Co-Op is to help our community address food insecurity and accessibility. We fundamentally believe that everyone should have access to nutritious food without worrying about how to afford it.   That’s why we love the Denver Community Fridge Project. We are aligned with their goals and are […]

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How To Make Vegetable Stock From Scraps

If you’re like us, you have difficulty throwing away “scraps” just because they don’t fit into your current recipe. However, we think that if it’s edible, it should be eaten! That’s why we wanted to review some of the best ways to make sure you are getting the most out of your My Food Box […]