Community Blog

Vienna Bakery: Meet the producer
Vienna Bakery: Meet the producer
13 August 2020
How a small, family-run business rose to produce the local’s favourite loaf
Jersey Trees for Life: Meet the community champion
Jersey Trees for Life: Meet the community champion
25 March 2020
Meet Beverly Dallas-Chapman, and find out how we partnered with JTFL to protect our local environment.
Perelle Butchery: Meet the producer
Perelle Butchery: Meet the producer
18 March 2020
Tony Fiore says he loves being able to make something unique for a customer.
Brooklands Farm: Meet the producer
Brooklands Farm: Meet the producer
11 March 2020
What started as a hobby has now turned in to a business for Jon and Jenny Hackett.
How we're supporting prisoner rehabilitation
How we're supporting prisoner rehabilitation
10 December 2019
Our partnership with La Moye Prison is a gift that keeps on giving, especially at Christmas.
Guernsey Youth Commission: Meet the community champions
Guernsey Youth Commission: Meet the community champions…
16 October 2019
Helping young people learn to cook, make friends and take part in sports.
Castel Farm eggs: Meet the producer
Castel Farm eggs: Meet the producer
03 October 2019
Can you imagine collecting 14,000 eggs a day? Meet the couple that do.
Sérgio Marcelino: Meet the community champion
Sérgio Marcelino: Meet the community champion
24 September 2019
Our colleague Sérgio dedicates hours of his time to support the lonely, elderly and disabled.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
Tree planting with 'Birds on the Edge'
Tree planting with 'Birds on the Edge'
04 February 2017
A team of 30 colleagues and members helped plant hedges for Jersey's wildlife.