Sunday Pop-up Market 8/30/15

SoLA Pop-up Market!

This Sunday 8/30/15, visit SoLA’s pop-up market in Leimert Park. We’ll be selling fresh organic produce, artisanal chocolates and nuts,Azzizah’s spicy green popcorn, kale chips,fresh roasted organic coffee, and Sistah Modupe’s raw vegan soul food. Come shop and experience the culture of historic Leimert Park.1-6pm

Looking for an Internship? SoLA wants you!


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 […]

Street Team Training

Street Team Flyer 5.9.15

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 […]

6 African American Food Writers We Love!

Sistah Vegan Conference

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 […]

MORE Partners for a Thriving South LA

Simply Wholesome Logo

Are you a socially-aware health nut trying to survive in South LA? With the proper resources and guidance, it IS possible! Visit some of our wonderful partners who are working to nurture a thriving South LA community. Do yo know of some other groups making changes for food access in South LA? Drop a link in […]

9 Surprisingly Healthful Foods!

These common foods have some surprising health benefits!

It seems that every week, scientists and food experts are announcing a new superfood that is supposed to cure what ails you. Many of these “superfoods” are not available to every person due to their location in a food desert, or because sometimes they are just too dang expensive. If this sounds familiar, I have […]

11 Groups Promoting Health in South LA

Teacher training at Green Tree

We at SoLA Food Co-Op greatly value the health of our friends and neighbors, and luckily, we are not alone in our drive to promote healthy lifestyles and health in South LA. Community leaders, organic gardeners, non-profit groups, and residents are coming together to inspire and encourage our communities to aspire to health. This is […]

Five Shopping Guides for Organics, Sustainability, and Social Responsibility. Get One Now and Get Shopping!

Only TEN companies control almost all of the "food" available in the U.S. Get a few shopping guides to keep your family eating clean, organic food.

By Hawk McFadzen Grocery shopping isn’t as easy as it used to be anymore, is it? Giant corporations own everything and aren’t exactly transparent with their ingredients, methods, or sources, not to mention their politics, fair trade/wages, and community involvement. Add in to all that mess your personal choices like avoiding gluten, hydrolyzed oils, phthalates, […]