The Arroyo Food Co-op, a locally-owned cooperative grocery store proposed for Altadena or nearby, is holding its holiday party Dec. 6 at Everson Royce wine shop in Pasadena (155 N. Raymond Ave.)
No reservations are needed for the event, which will cost $15 and include wine, appetizers and a complimentary raffle ticket for prizes from local merchants.
The Arroyo Food Co-op will also update attendees on the progress being made toward opening its doors.
The this year, wants to offer organic, sustainably, and locally sourced products as well as humanely raised meats, fair trade items and non-GMO produce.
Their mission is:
To engage the ecologically aware hearts, minds and stomachs of our area by offering the most earth-friendly grocery products and services available. To consistently search for better offerings and to support suppliers that are working toward the same goals.
The Arroyo Food Cooperative will differentiate itself in the marketplace by empowering our members with practical product choices, thoughtful education/social opportunities and substantial entrepreneurship encouragement – all with an emphasis on supporting a sustainable local economy and strengthening our community.
For more information on the Co-op, membership and events, go to: http://www.arroyofoodcoop.com/