The formidable Park Slope Food Co-Op is losing members to little-known newcomer Greene Hill Food Co-Op faster than you can say Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions. The Daily News reports that of the more than 60 to defect, the latest is none other than handsome heartthrob and alleged shift-shirker Adrian Grenier. Show More Summary
Greene Hill's self-appointed spokesmodel. Ecofriendly hottie Adrian Grenier may not be shopping at the Park Slope Food Co-op any longer, but that's not going to stop him from getting his granola on. The Daily News has it that the actor...Show More Summary
The Park Slope Food Co-Op gets to do things like hold referendums on whether to vote on banning Israeli products in part because there aren't a ton of other options for collectivist-minded Brooklynites who like getting a really good deal on nuts and spices. But nothing gold can stay, Ponyboy, ... More »
The ice-cream-vendor controversy might have just overtaken the Israeli-hummus controversy as the most ridiculous controversy to come out of Park Slope this year. Sure, the Park Slope Food Co-op took a vote on whether to vote on banning Israeli foodstuffs, but the parents of the Park Slope Parents list-serv have ... More »
Park Slope's loss is Greene Hill's gain: Adrian Grenier is in our food coop, not theirs!
After a report that Adrien Grenier was kicked out of the Park Slope Food Co-op, Mr. Grenier says the story's all wrong.
Metropolitan Diary: An unusual issue faced by Brooklyn grocery shoppers, described in verse.
Wow, just when the Park Slope Food Co-op thought things had settled down after the Israeli food debacle: Celebrity member Adrian Grenier was just kicked out! According to The Daily, it's because he didn't work his shift. [ more › ]
Was his beard not long enough? They're not going to ban Israeli food, but the Daily says the Park Slope Food Co-Op has kicked famous-member Adrian Grenier out after he failed to show up for a shift. But as anyone who has ever belonged...Show More Summary
I just got that other conservative magazine in the mail and there’s a piece on the Park Slope Food Coop vote on boycotting Israel. The only thing in it that I hadn’t already seen in last week’s news coverage was that “Since its founding,...Show More Summary
The food policy stories we're reading: Whole Foods will stop selling "red-rated" seafood items in store starting Earth Day (April 22), members of the Park Slope Food Co-op in Brooklyn are boycotting foods from Israel, and more.
Whole Foods will open its first location in Park Slope, Brooklyn next year, following an eight-year battle with community activists, preservationists, and some leaky subterranean oil tanks. Opponents of the project are concerned theShow More Summary
Kiera Feldman has a great piece of reportage up at the Nation about Tuesday's boycott vote at the Park Slope Food Co-Op. (Alex Kane mentioned it here). The beauty of the reporting is that Feldman understands exactly where the locus … Continue reading ?
Subjects include a heated battle at the Park Slope Food Co-op, a rescue of abused and abandoned dogs from Puerto Rico and a new plan for Midtown pedestrians.
Sarah wears her Palestine hoody to her shift at Park Slope Food Coop, a day after the vote
Deep-pocketed and influential organizations threw their weight against BDS efforts at the Park Slope Food Co-op. Advocates for BDS still managed to garner 40 percent of the vote.
Efforts like the bid to boycott Israeli products at Park Slope Food Coop will gain traction because of Netanyahu’s policies, says Peter Beinart.
This morning was business as usual at the Park Slope Food Co-Op following last night's contentious meeting. Supporters of a boycott on Israeli products were handily defeated, with 1,005 members voting against and 653 voting for a full referendum on the issue. Show More Summary
Post by Jacqueline Burt Jon Stewart pretty much hit the nail on the head (again) when he summed up the Park Slope Food Co-Op thusly: "Food shopping. It's kind of a pain in the ass. But did you know there's a way to make it much, much...Show More Summary
Outside the scene last night. Well, the Park Slope Food Co-op finally voted on whether or not they should ban products from Israel (the Times pointed out earlier this week that the grand total of Israeli products sold at the Co-op is...Show More Summary