Bulk Orders

We-Take-Bulk-OrdersAny large quantities of produce such as 5kg of flour or 6kg of dates can be bulk ordered.

We charge a lesser mark-up on these items.

Please ask in the shop for more detail.

A deposit is required.


Guide to Ethical Supermarket Shopping

Guide-To-Ethical-Supermarket-ShoppingThe 2013 edition of 'The Guide to Ethical Supermarket Shopping' is now available at Community Foods Co-op. The Ethical Consumer Guide gives you the low-down on the environmental and social record of companies behind common brand names.

Shop at the supermarket with a clear conscience!

Your dollar is your vote - make it count!

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HoneyWe have two different varieties of honey in stock. They each have a distinct flavour so that you can find the one that best suits you.  In stock is our original honey is from Ravenshoe on the Atherton Tablelands. The second variety is a coastal honey. Both products are unheated and natural.

Honey has immune boosting and soothing properties as well as containing vitamins B1, B2, C, B6, B5 and B3.  Also contains minerals such as calcium, zinc and iron.  Honey is energy dense with a low to medium GI.  


Roasted Peanuts

Peanuts are in fact a legume rather than a nut and one of the most common food allergens. For those who can eat them without problems they are great as a snack eaten out of your hand or sprinkled through a salad, cooked into dishes such as Gado Gado or made into peanut butter.

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Some people who have mild wheat sensitivity can use a little organic wheat with no ill effects compared to the fertilised and pesticide laden variety.

The culprit, gluten is in fact the reason why wheat has become the ubiquitous ingredient in modern food culture - because it sticks together!

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Tahini is a paste made from ground sesame seeds.  It comes in hulled and unhulled varieties, depending on your taste.  For a great source of good fats, minerals and antioxidants Tahini is a very useful addition to cooking.  What's more, it is easier for your body to access the goodness when sesame seeds are ground.

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Wemoon Natural Products

Wemoon Natural Menstrual Pads are a safer, healthier alternative to bleached, synthetic, disposable menstrual products.

They are non-disposable saving you money every month and reducing the environmental impact of production, packaging and disposal of menstruation products.

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Quinoa (pronounced keen'wa) is called the mother plant by the Incas and is considered sacred by them. It thrives in cold climates at very high altitudes up to 4000m or more. Archaelogical studies in Ayacucho in Peru discovered a domestic variety of quinoa that has been grown for over 6000 years.

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Chick Peas

Chick peas are extremely versatile and have a nutty flavournot found in other pulses. They are good in salads, dhals, pureed and in beanpots. They are also made into flour and noodles.

They require soaking before cooking and hold their shape and texture throughout long cooking.

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Lentils are one of the most easily digested pulses due to their low percentage of the sugars which cause flatulence. Soaking is not required although an hour's soak in warm water makes them even more easily digested.

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