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
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...
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 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 >>
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
“Food shopping. Kind of a pain in the a–. Did you know there’s a way to make it much, much
The Park Slope Food Co-op, which debated joining a boycott against products made in Israel, becomes a target for Jon Stewart.