Grilled Avocados with Corn and Watermelon Salsa

A wonderful Vegan BBQ item!  Cool and refreshing, spicy and sweet!

With a combination of healthy oils, vitamin C, lycopene, fiber, and a host of antioxidants and phytonutrients, this is a great power snack that is the perfect blend of spicy, toasty, sweet, and cold. Avocados are an incredible source of pantothenic acid (helps the body to effectively use fats and carbs), vitamin K, fiber, and […]

Pollination Project Grant Award

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SoLA has recently been awarded a one thousand dollar grant from The Pollination Project. This grant will support us in bringing more educational workshops on tools for healthy living to our community. The Pollination Project makes $1,000 seed grants to change makers every day of the year. For more info, click here: http://thepollinationproject.org/grants-awarded/bahni-turpin-sola-food-co-op/  

Sukuma Wiki: Stretching the Week with Braised Greens

Braised Greens from East Africa

There are so many things that I love about this recipe, but mostly, I love the name. Sukuma Wiki in Swahili translates to “stretch the week”, and that’s exactly how I feel most of the time. Fortunately, with some good cooking techniques, your week-stretching dishes can taste like more than just filler. The name Sukuma […]

Food Cards for Food Justice

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A Food Justice unit of study for seven-year olds? In my second grade classroom in January of 2014, students began to think about food systems in Los Angeles. After a trip to the neighborhood supermarket produce section and some in depth study of the impact of both organic and conventionally grown fruits and veggies, our second […]

Raw Vegan Avocado Gazpacho Recipe

Avacado Gazpacho Recipe

Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: 15 mins | Makes: 4-6 This quick easy Summer cooler is like “liquid guacamole” that kicked me into a pleasure-induced coma that had me “coat-checking” my teeth and dreaming up a recipe for a “taco in a glass”. I have deliberately kept this soup simple. It is deceptively rich – […]

Workshop: Optimal Health for the Urban Lifestyle – FREE! May 17th 2-4PM

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Optimal Health for the Urban Lifestyle – It’s tough to stay healthy among the challenges presented by living in an urban environment. Join SoLA for an eye-opening workshop that will teach you how to meet that challenge & stay healthy! Host: Andrew from OpenSourceOrganics.com Location: Vibrations 2435 West Manchester Blvd, Inglewood Map it? Click here.

Workshop: Intro to WordPress and Online Marketing – FREE May 10th, 2-4PM

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LEARN HOW TO GET YOUR MESSAGE OUT… ONLINE! The SoLA Food Co-op would like your help in getting the word out about our mission to provide South Los Angeles, and neighboring communities, with access to fresh, economical, organic and gourmet foods. So, in the spirit of empowering our community and being Locally Sourced, the SoLA […]