Join in June to meet the New Owner Challenge! We’re looking to sign on 30 new owners in 30 days!Get a SoLA t-shirt and a chance to WIN sweet prizes from local businesses and eateries.
Shop at SoLA’s pop-up store on Sunday February 26th from 1-5pm . Get your organic produce, coffee, and bulk grains and beans here! We’ll also be featuring local artisanal food producers like Sistah Modupe’s Raw Vegan Soul Food, and Alegria Xocolatl’s raw vegan handmade chocolates.
These kids know better than to eat Hot Cheetos. The reason why we need a co-op is simple.We want easy access to high quality, healthy foods. Here a couple of fifth graders spell it out for us. They understand that healthy food availability is a big problem, especially in South Los Angeles. They even see […]
We’re thrilled to be among the 12 2016 recipients of a “Seed Grant” from Food Co-op Initiative. Each year Food Co-op Initiative awards 100,0000 in seed grants to start up food co-ops. In addition to the financial help FCI will offer guidance and an onsite visit during the grant year. This means a lot to […]
Calling All Members! Later this spring we’re looking forward to holding our first board of directors election. SoLA is seeking skilled individuals willing to donate their time to help further the SoLA mission. To apply please email email@example.com and ask for a Board Candidacy Application. You must be a member of the co-op to serve on […]
Detox and Recharge for the New Year Jan 30 2016, Join SoLA’s Two Week Cleanse This FREE workshop will incorporate herbs, smoothies, fresh live foods, and ancient healing practices like yoga and qi gong,to restart and recharge your body for the New Year. Lead by expert herbalist and nutritionist Herbal Thom, www.herbalthom.com Jan. 30, […]
Who says kids only want junk food? The fact that healthy food is harder to come by on the streets of South L.A. , yet is plentiful in other parts of town has not gone unnoticed by South L.A. youth. Some kids do care about what goes into their bodies as evidenced by this video […]
SoLA Food Co-Op is looking to hire two part-time interns to help with operations over the summer. If you are a college student who is passionate about food access and food justice in South LA, and needs to fulfill an internship requirement, we have the opportunities for you. The positions are Operations Intern and Social […]
You’ve been asking for it, and now here it is! Street Team Training! Street Team Training is designed for volunteers who are interested in deepening their knowledge about SoLA, in order to feel more confident in speaking about Our mission Our goals Our timeline Our business model The Street Team Training will take place on […]
When you do a search for “Food Writers”, you get 66,000,000 results, when you include food bloggers, that number is closer to 250,000,000! I have noticed a disturbing trend, though. Most blogs and recipe sites featured a very slim number of African American food writers, if any at all. It seems strange to me that […]