Working with local developers to identify downtown Schenectady location SCHENECTADY, NY – The Electric City Food Co-op (ECFC) is seeking proposals from landowners and developers for a location for a full-service, community-owned grocery store within the downtown area of Schenectady, NY. – that is walkable, bikeable, and near a bus … [continue reading]
Community Celebration on April 15 will Mark Launch of Phase 2 The Electric City Food Co-Op today announced the completion of the first phase of their project crossing the 300 member-owner goal. Congressman Paul Tonko and Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara became Member Owners 299 and 300, moving the project into Phase … [continue reading]
If you have stopped by the Co-op table at a local event, or you check our Facebook page, you might have seen someone holding a canvas shopping bag with our logo. Let me tell you the story of the bags. Back in the late 1970’s I was a grad student … [continue reading]
Times Union Commentary Tuesday, March 22, 2016 I love food. Good food. What I like better than eating food is knowing my food. I want to eat intentionally: to choose the food that fuels and sustains me. To be able to do that, I must be able to ask about the … [continue reading]
Date: December 10 Time: 7-9 pm Location: First Reformed Church, Stockade Open to all member owners
The Electric City Food Co-op joined in on the Upper Union Street Strawberry Fest 2015. Check out photos from the day’s festivities!
New Member Owners and Current Member Owner Households Welcome Tuesday, June 2, 2015 6:30 pm Join us downtown in support of Puzzles Bakery & Cafe 7:00 Membership Meeting As a Member Owner, joining us for the Annual Membership meeting is a good way to voice your opinions, stay abreast of our … [continue reading]
I have never been to Indiana. I noticed this week that the national weather stations never even have a town from Indiana on its maps. I’ll have to weatherquest before I plug in the destination on my GPS. Nevertheless, rain or shine, snow or ice, I will be attending the … [continue reading]
The next open board meeting of the Board of Directors of Electric City Food Cooperative, Inc. will take place on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7 pm at the First Reformed Church Poling Conference Room in Schenectady. We encourage all member-owners to attend!