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Welcome to the Oceana Natural Food Cooperative Newsletter for December 2017.

Store News

Holiday Schedule:

Sunday 12/24:  10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Monday 12/25: CLOSED

Sunday 12/31: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Monday 1/1: CLOSED

Monday 1/8: 8 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (inventory – volunteers appreciated)

It’s almost that time again.  Our winter inventory will be held on Monday, January 8th from 6:00 pm. -  9:00 p.m.  A sign-up sheet will be placed at the register at the end of December.  All counters will receive a 5% discount on all purchases except special orders for the rest of the month of January.

Friday Food Demos – Vegan dips for the Holidays!

December 1: Garlic dill vegetable dip with Simple Mills GF sea salt crackers

December 8: Smoky sun-dried tomato cashew dip with Earth Balance vegan cheddar crackers

December 15: Vegan tahini herb dip with Back to Nature GF thin multi-seed crackers

December 22: Moroccan carrot dip with Edward & Sons GF black sesame brown rice crackers

December 29: 10-minute fire-roasted tomato salsa with Dr. in the Kitchen GF sea salt Flackers

Yearly Memberships:

Starting January 1st, Senior memberships will be $12 a year, in order to help improve the store’s capital improvement fund.  Please remember the membership money is the way we pay to make physical improvements to the store, like new equipment.  After January 1st, only paying members will receive full member benefits.

Oceana Board of Directors Meeting – December

Any current Oceana members are asked to join the board meeting to show your support for our unique and valuable store. Meetings are every third Wednesday of the month at 4:30. Come join the discussions and share your ideas!

The next board meeting will be Wednesday, December 20th, at 4:30 p.m.  All co-op members are welcome to attend!  We are always looking for new Board Members.

Volunteers needed:

We are looking for someone willing to take a couple of hours a day, a couple of days a month to sign up and renew members.  If you are interested, contact Rhonda during the week.

Wednesday grocery order –We need volunteers to help us check in, price and stock our weekly grocery delivery every Monday from around 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Volunteer for 4 hours a month and earn a 5% discount the following month.  Volunteer for 8 or more hours a month and earn a 10% discount the following month. (note: Discounts do not apply to special orders.)

Oceana has an empty refrigerated delivery truck which goes to Eugene from Newport every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Contact us if you need anything shipped to Eugene, Florence, as far as North Bend, Corvallis, Salem or Lincoln City.

Please don’t forget to check to see if your membership is up to date.

MEMBER SALES – December 2017

Be sure to show your member card at the register to get these prices.

Sales effective from November 25 through December 29.

Last day to special order at sale prices is December 24.

Refrigerated

Earth Balance Buttery Spread, natural                                               5.89                 3.89

Earth Balance Buttery Spread, soy free                                              5.99                 3.99

Mt. Vikos Artichoke Spread                                                               6.99                 4.99

Frozen

Ciao Bella Gelato, pints                                                                      5.99                 4.99

Woodstock OG Corn                                                                          3.69                 2.69

Woodstock OG Green Peas                                                                3.89                 2.89

Grocery

Ah!Laska Chocolate Syrup                                                                 5.99                 3.99

Better Than Bouillon Mushroom Base                                               7.99                 5.99

Better Than Bouillon Veg. Base                                                            7.99                 5.99

Better Than Bouillon Vegan No Chicken Base                                  6.29                 4.99

Cadini Caesar Dressing                                                                       4.89                 3.89

Cobram Estate Olive Oil, California                                                  16.99               12.99

Cobram Estate Olive Oil, Austarlia                                                    16.99               12.99

Kii Naturals OG Cran Cashew Crackers                                            6.99                 4.99

Lundberg OG Red Rice and Quinoa Thin Stacker Crackers              3.99                 2.99

Lundberg OG Wild Rice Porcini Rice Mix                                        3.99                 2.99

Mt. Hagen OG Instant Coffee Packets, 25 count                               7.99                 6.99

Near East Quinoa Blend, Red Pepper and Basil                                 3.89                 2.89

Near East Quinoa Blend, Rosemary and Olive Oil                            3.89                 2.89

Pacific OG Chicken Noodle Soup, 17.6 oz.                                       3.99                 2.99

Pacific OG Chicken & Wild Rice Soup, 17.6 oz.                              3.99                 2.99

Prince of Peace OG Green Tea, 100 ct.                                              8.49                 5.99

R.W. Knudsen Sparkling Cider                                                          4.99                 3.99

R.W. Knudsen Sparkling Cranberry                                                   4.99                 3.99

R.W. Knudsen Sparkling Pear                                                            4.99                 3.99

Rapunzel Vegetable Cubes w/Herbs                                                  3.99                 2.99

Rapunzel Vegetable Broth                                                                 6.49                 4.99

Pet Food, Treats and Supplies

Newman’s Chicken Snack Sticks for Dogs                                        5.29                 3.99

Health and Beauty

Andalou Lavender Conditioner                                                          10.49               7.99

Andalou Lavender Shampoo                                                              10.49               7.99

Chandrika Soap                                                                                               1.49                   .99

Naturtint Hair Color                                                                                   18.89             14.89

Eco Friendly Household

Bi-O-Kleen Bac-Out Foaming Spray                                                 9.99                 7.99

Ordering Deadlines for December

All UNFI special orders should be turned in by end of business Sunday, for pick up the following Wednesday.

Azure Standard – December 29

Glory Bee – December 1, 15, 29

Threshold, Jarrow – December 4

Now, Nature’s Plus - December 11

Nutraceutical – December 18

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