Category Archives: cooperative

Help with the Fall afFAIR (Sept 19/20) + The 2015 Rancho Vignola Order is ON

September 19/20th is the weekend for the smaller version of the regular Fall Fair (renamed FALL afFAIR), up at the Farmer’s Market grounds.¬† While the hours will be shorter, we will still be there in full form with our Cider … Continue reading

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We need your apples + Support Skookum with Townsite Brewery in September

We will be running our usual Fall Cider Press Event this fall. This event is a chance for us to press apples to cider, show people how to do it, and to also raise some funds for your cooperative. We … Continue reading

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Welcome to Splitsville, at the Abundant Pantry project

It really is worth remembering that one of Skookum’s recurring benefits to members comes through our The Abundant Pantry (TAP) Bulk Food Buying Club that runs every two months. The next deadline is Sunday, November 10 at 11:00 PM sharp. … Continue reading

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Skookum Co-op Week Event

We had around 50 people come out on a foggy night in Powell River BC’s Cranberry neighbourhood for our guest speaker Tom Shandel’s film screening and discussion. We were very lucky to have Tom’s experience and insights into the co-op/credit … Continue reading

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A Cooperative Primer

Time for a primer on cooperatives, because apart from knowing you’re a valued member of Skookum and that you gain value from our cooperative, it’s important to know what we are creating together. This little review includes the different types … Continue reading

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Time to Can? Tattler Lids and Rings Available to Skookum Members

Tattler Time. This post is an excerpt from a permanent page on our site. Find it here. Skookum Food Provisioners’ Cooperative has Tatter Canning Lids and Rings for sale to members only. Why Use Tattler Lids, and why buy them … Continue reading

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Survey Results

Top 5 Interests indicated by our members from our Skookum Members’ Skills Survey held in late 2012/early 2013 5. (TIE!) Seed-Saving and Cider/Wine-Making 4. (TIE!) Bulk Food Buying and Public Outreach + Facilitation 3. Food Preparation (cooking/baking) 2. Food Preserving … Continue reading

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Sunday March 24 11AM-1PM: Skookum presents Cafe Justicia at the CRC

If you missed Leocadio Juracan’s visit with us last year in May you might be interested in attending our next Skookum mid-day Social on¬†Sunday, March 24, coffee-themed potluck 11AM, presentation noon to 1 PM at the Powell River Community Resource … Continue reading

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