In The News

2014

Chocolate Fantasy event Saturday aids Arts Center, Gazette Times March 5, 2014

Co-op recognized for charitable initiatives by FMI Foundation Gazette Times, Feb. 27 2014

2013

Winner for Medium Cooperative, dotCoop Global Award for Cooperative Excellence, November 4th, 2013

The dotCoop Global Awards for Cooperative Excellence have been created to recognize the application of cooperative values and principles to drive cooperative and business success.

2009

BTA’s 2009 Bike Commute Challenge: The Results Are In! BTA News, October 9, 2009.

Co-op Challenges Consumers to Eat Local, KEZI News, August 18, 2009.

Challenge: Keep it Local, Gazette Times, August 17, 2009.

Local Breakfast Celebrates Food, Fourth, Gazette Times, July 5, 2009.

First Alternative to Charge Nickel for Throwaway Bags, Gazette Times, June 20, 2009.

‘Lucky’ Cyclist Finds Healing with Support, Gazette Times, June 19, 2009.

Do You Know Where Your Meat is From? Gazette Times, April 5, 2009.

A spot for Wayward Discs, Gazette Times, April 3, 2009.

Sales of Herbal Meds Up, Gazette Times, January 14, 2009.

2008

Co-op Celebrates Expansion Plan, Gazette Times, October 13, 2008.

North Co-op to Double Retail Space, Gazette Times, September 25, 2008.

First Alternative Co-op Receives National Award, Gazette Times, July 24, 2008.

Co-op Gets New Digs for Recycling, Gazette Times, January 15, 2008.

Awards

2009 Fall Festival Recognition of Sponsorship

2008 “Alchy Award: Best Place to Buy Beer and Wine” presented by The Alchemist

2008 Celebrate Corvallis’ Good Steward of the Planet Award presented by Corvallis-Benton Chamber Coalition.

2008 Best of Corvallis Award in the Grocery Stores category by the U.S. Local Business Association.

2008 Flights of Fancy Invention Sponsor Support Recognition presented by DaVinci Days

2008 Certificate of Good Standing presented by the National Cooperation Business Association

2008 Oregon’s Organic Retailer of the Year Award presented by the Oregon Organic Coalition.

2007 Celebrate Corvallis’ Good Steward of the Planet Award presented by Corvallis-Benton Chamber Coalition

2007 Sponsorship Recognition Award presented by DaVinci Days

2007 Certificate of Appreciation presented by OMCCF Holiday Families Program

2007 Alice Soderwell Reuse and Prevention Award presented by the Association of Oregon Recyclers

2006 Celebrate Corvallis’ Business Person of the Year Award presented by Corvallis-Benton Chamber Coalition

2006 1st Place Winner, Best Grocery Store presented by Albany-Democrat Herald, Corvallis Gazette Times, and Lebanon Express

2006 Recognition of Support, Certificate of Appreciation presented by the Children’s Summer Reading Program

2006 Socailly Responsible Retailer Award presented by National Nutritional Foods Association

2006 Pacific Power Honor, supporting pollution-free wind energy through the Blue Sky Program

2006 Celebrate Corvallis’ Business of the Year Award presented by Corvallis-Benton Chamber Coalition

2005 Celebrate Corvallis’ Business Giving Recognition Award presented by Corvallis-Benton Chamber Coalition

2004 Resource Efficiency Silver Award for Exemplary Commitment to Waste Prevention, re-use and recycling.

2004 Celebrate Corvallis’ Business Giving Recognition presented by Corvallis-Benton Chamber Coalition

2001 Education Excellence Award

1997 Excellence in Cooperative Month Outreach Award presented by the National Cooperative Month Planning Committee