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

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How To Grow Vegetables From Scraps

One of the easiest and best ways to make the most out of your vegetables is to re-grow them. It’s one of the best ways to make your dollar go further while minimizing food waste. Of course, we always try to get the most out of all of our groceries and vegetables and fruits make […]

Top 5 Reasons to Get a Food Subscription Box

Have you noticed recently how businesses are evolving to get their customers everything they need in the most efficient, effective and convenient way possible? Well, The Co-Op at 1st is no exception to that trend. We have recently introduced our new My Food Box subscription, which is a hybrid subscription box containing pre-made meals, fresh […]

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The Co-op at 1st, a Denver-based cooperative grocer, is enabling families participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to purchase fresh produce at wholesale prices, thanks to a collaboration with Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA).

buttery smashed potatoes

Grandma’s Buttery Smashed Potatoes Recipe

Recipe By: Chef Elly Vos Ready in 40 minutes, Serves 6-8 Ah, the potato! The amazing, delicious, hearty, versatile, affordable…   Okay, we’ll stop, we just really like potatoes! There’s the russet potato, Yukon gold potato, sweet potato, red potato – you get it. The variety of potatoes is what makes them such a consistent […]

creamy polenta with mushroom ragu

Creamy Polenta with Mushroom Ragu Recipe

Recipe By: Chef Elly Vos Ready in 1 hour, Serves 2  “Don’t forget-ta the polenta!” – A lot of people. Just trust us.   Polenta is a hearty, delicious dish that has served as a staple in Italian culture for many years. Because of its simple yet filling nature, Chef Elly at The Co-Op at […]

breakfast burrito

Breakfast Burrito Recipe

Recipe By: Chef Elly Vos You’ve heard it said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day! While we like all meals equally, we do agree that breakfast is not a meal to miss.  When it comes to breakfast, a burrito is about as nourishing and filling as it gets – it’s the […]