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A full day’s menu made from all local produce
A full day’s menu made from all local produce
21 August 2019
Why eating local with Jersey’s Local Food Challenge is good for you and your island.
Kim's summer favourites
Kim's summer favourites
16 August 2019
Meet Kim Tostevin who loves visiting France in the summer
Our plastic free produce trial unwrapped
Our plastic free produce trial unwrapped
06 August 2019
An update on our plastic free produce trial at Grand Marché stores
A golden evening at Lé Viaër Marchi
A golden evening at Lé Viaër Marchi
02 August 2019
See the highlights from this year’s 50th anniversary event.
Carlos' summer favourites
Carlos' summer favourites
30 July 2019
Meet your Society’s Carlos Aries who loves eating fresh fish throughout the summer months.
Spreading joy with random acts of kindness
Spreading joy with random acts of kindness
12 July 2019
Find out what we got up to during Co-op Fortnight.
How is an outdoor classroom helping Guernsey's children?
How is an outdoor classroom helping Guernsey's children…
03 July 2019
Vale Primary school have a new outdoor classroom, thanks to a little help from the Co-op's Eco fund.
What is a Co-op anyway?
What is a Co-op anyway?
25 June 2019
For Co-op Fortnight, we’re looking at what makes us different.
Ever wondered who owns Co-op Share Number 1?
Ever wondered who owns Co-op Share Number 1?
17 June 2019
Meet islander Carol Romeril, the proud owner or our very first share number.
100 years of sharing: The story of the 1919 share book
100 years of sharing: The story of the 1919 share book
22 May 2019
Meet the couple who own a Co-op share book dating back to 1919.
Strengthening our roots in the community
Strengthening our roots in the community
08 May 2019
Who knew our humble potato could give so much joy?
Working with local suppliers to tackle plastic packaging
Working with local suppliers to tackle plastic packagin…
10 April 2019
Discussing the issues of single-use plastic and food waste.
How we achieved our Silver ‘Keep Guernsey Green’ award
How we achieved our Silver ‘Keep Guernsey Green’ award
22 March 2019
We successfully retained this three-yearly prestigious award in 2018.
Celebrating all things Fairtrade!
Celebrating all things Fairtrade!
08 March 2019
We’ve been busy for Fairtrade Fortnight with a range of activities.
A hands-on lesson about Jersey Royals
A hands-on lesson about Jersey Royals
13 February 2019
Rouge Bouillon pupils get stuck into the Genuine Jersey growing competition
How we're supporting prisoner rehabilitation
How we're supporting prisoner rehabilitation
30 November 2018
Our partnership with La Moye Prison is a gift that keeps on giving, especially at Christmas.
7 ways we’re supporting local charities this Christmas
7 ways we’re supporting local charities this Christmas
27 November 2018
We love to give back! Here's how we're giving back throughout this festive season.
Celebrating a 50-year milestone with a local producer
Celebrating a 50-year milestone with a local producer
16 November 2018
We threw a surprise party to celebrate 50 years of the Le Gresleys supplying the Co-op.
Introducing our plastic-free commitments
Introducing our plastic-free commitments
24 October 2018
Find out what we're doing to reduce single-use plastics locally and with Co-op Group in the UK.
4 ideas for totally local dinners
4 ideas for totally local dinners
13 August 2018
Find out how easy it is to cook a meal from only local ingredients from your co-op.
Celebrating the old ways at Lé Viaër Marchi
Celebrating the old ways at Lé Viaër Marchi
20 July 2018
We're proud to be the main sponsor of Guernsey's Lé Viaër Marchi. Here's what happened at this year's event.
Co-op Bikes a Workers Co-operative Business
Co-op Bikes a Workers Co-operative Business
01 July 2018
How co-operation really made a difference to a local business in accelerating their progress.
How we've been educating children on the importance of healthy eating
How we've been educating children on the importance of …
29 June 2018
We really like to encourage healthy eating in any which way we can.
What is the Eco Fund and how does it work?
What is the Eco Fund and how does it work?
08 June 2018
Eco Fund Q&A with Community Officer, Tanya Dorrity
How a rope bridge is helping Jersey's red squirrels
How a rope bridge is helping Jersey's red squirrels
05 June 2018
A donation from our Eco Fund helped Peter kick-start his squirrel conservation project.
Protecting Guernsey's bees with the Eco Fund
Protecting Guernsey's bees with the Eco Fund
07 June 2018
A donation of £1,600 enabled Guernsey Beekeepers Association to purchase an equipment shed.
How Eco Fund helped Alderney Wildlife Trust
How Eco Fund helped Alderney Wildlife Trust
06 June 2018
Alderney Wildlife Trust were able to purchase a telescope for their seabird observation programmes.