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No, Mr. Bond, I Expect You to Die

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

In Food Policy This Week: 5 News Bites

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.

Will Whole Foods Destroy Brooklyn?

2 years agoNews : Reason

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

Jewish food fight

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 ?

Week in Pictures for March 30

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.

Land Day protest at Times Square, today at 4:30 PM

Sarah wears her Palestine hoody to her shift at Park Slope Food Coop, a day after the vote

What Park Slope BDS activists were up against: the full force of the Israel lobby

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.

Brooklyn Boycott’s Israeli Ally

2 years agoNews : The Daily Beast

Efforts like the bid to boycott Israeli products at Park Slope Food Coop will gain traction because of Netanyahu’s policies, says Peter Beinart.

We're Not All Crazy, Insist Park Slope Food Co-Op Members

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

Jon Stewart's Park Slope Food Co-Op Jokes Were Dead On -- I Should Know (VIDEO)

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

Park Slope Co-op Votes to Keep Its Israeli Foods

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

WATCH: Park Slope Food Co-op Gets 'The Daily Show' Treatment

All eyes descended upon the Park Slope Food Co-op on Tuesday evening, where as you're probably already aware and don't really give a hoot, members...

Brooklyn Food Co-Op Proves It's Not Just the Right Wing Who Is Racist (VIDEO)

Post by Sasha Brown-Worsham The Park Slope Food Co-op is known in Brooklyn and beyond as a great place to shop for food where each one of its 16,000 member works for three hours every month. It is considered highly progressive. Its members are also known for being to the left of center, sometimes in the most pretentious way possible. Show More Summary

The Park Slope food co-op boycott, explained

2 years agoNews : BlogPost

The debate over whether to boycott Israeli food products at the Park Slope food co-op had been raging in Brooklyn for months. But it was thrust into the national limelight Tuesday after members voted overwhelmingly against adopting the ban. Read full article >>

Inside The Epic Park Slope Food Co-Op "Boycott Israel" Circus

Almost 1,700 members of the Park Slope Food Co-Op voted last night on the issue of boycotting the sale of Israeli products at the famously fussy cooperative grocery. So many people turned out that the meeting had to be delayed for an...Show More Summary

‘Daily Show’ investigates Park Slope Food Coop holy war

Food shopping. Kind of a pain in the a–. Did you know there’s a way to make it much, much

'The Daily Show' Visits the Food Co-op

The Park Slope Food Co-op, which debated joining a boycott against products made in Israel, becomes a target for Jon Stewart.

A Food Co-op Meeting for the Books: Park Slope Rises Up!

The Park Slope Food Coop takes its purchasing power seriously as a tool of political choice – in this case taking on Palestinian human rights but the process has been something to watch.

Astonishing reportorial resources devoted to Park Slope Food Coop meeting

2 years agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Guardian Brian Braiker reports from Tuesday’s meeting at which members of the storied Park Slope Food Coop voted on whether they should vote on stocking products from Israel. Park Slope, an upscale neighborhood in Brooklyn, has perhaps the… Read more

At 4th Street Food Co-Op, No Tempest in the Teapots

Members of the 4th Street Food Co-Op say they haven't given much thought to a controversy over Israeli food at the Park Slope Food Co-Op. That’s not to say the East Village co-op hasn’t had its tense moments.

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