Beecher’s Handmade Cheese

beechers cheese

So you like cheese – but it has to be good, well made and without a bunch of stuff in there that you don’t want to eat. That’s what the buyers at the Yelm Food Co-op aim for when they look for products for the store.

So it’s no wonder that they buy Beecher’s Handmade Cheese from Seattle!(https://www.beechershandmadecheese.com/)

Kurt Beecher Dammeier opened in 2003 in Pike Place Market and to this day they start with fresh, pure milk from local farms and apply the traditional methods used by cheesemakers for thousands of years, so the cheeses are free of artificial ingredients – making them just as delicious as the milk they are made from.

And still today, their mission is:

Beecher’s Handmade Cheese makes food only with ingredients we trust, are proud of, and would eat ourselves. It’s just authentic and original food, full of flavor.

“Their sharp cheddar is the best!”, says one of our satisfied member/customers. Try it and let us know, too!

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Happy Birthday Yelm Food Co-op!

happy birthday yelm food coop

Amazing as it seems, your food cooperative is about to turn 12! Oh, oh – the teenage years are upon us!

April 2007, the doors were first officially opened at the first store in the shopping center on Mossman and the corner of 1st Street. A few shelving units, a couple of refrigerators, a bunch of products (no produce) and a checkout area – that was it.

Well actually that wasn’t all there was. There were a bunch of people who had a dream that they could make it work. All volunteers – what we now call Working Members – who did everything: order, receive, unpack and price, stock shelves, run the register, clean up and, of course, take care of our customers.

In those early days, we wondered, day-to-day, if the doors would stay open. But, a dedicated staff and a wonderful, every growing number of customers who gave us a chance, have brought us to April 2019.

A huge thanks to everyone who was ever involved in bringing the dream of a co-op to life and to the thousands of members and customers who find something special about our store!

Please come and celebrate our birthday, Saturday, April 27th all day long.

YFC members get 10% off all purchases (except sales items). You’ll get a raffle ticket with every purchase to win some super prizes!

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PRAIRIE NEWSLETTER – JULY 2018

PRAIRIE NEWSLETTER – JULY 2018

Click to read our latest Prairie Newsletter for July 2018.  YFC NEWSLETTER Vol.2.7

Our featured Coffee of the Month is Love Buzz by Equal Exchange..

We have a new look we are trying out.  This newsletter you will find 4 pages.  On page 4 you will find some of our Members Only specials and when in the store look for the yellow Members Only sale cards.

And don’t forget our ION (It’s Only Natural) Sales flyer. The prices in the ION flyer are available to all our shoppers.

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PRAIRIE NEWSLETTER – JUNE 2018

Click to read our latest Prairie Newsletter for June 2018. YFC NEWSLETTER Vol.2.6

Our featured Coffee of the Month is Mind Body Soul by Equal Exchange.

On page 2 you will find some of our Members Only specials and when in the store look for the yellow Members Only sale cards.

And don’t forget our ION (It’s Only Natural) Sales flyer. The prices in the ION flyer are available to all our shoppers.

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PRAIRIE NEWSLETTER – MAY 2018

Click to read our latest Prairie Newsletter for May 2018 YFC NEWSLETTER Vol.2.5

Our featured Coffee of the Month is Equal Exchange’s French Roast at $10.99/Lb through the end of the month..

On page 2 you will find some of our Members Only specials and when in the store look for the yellow Members Only sale cards.

And don’t forget our ION (It’s Only Natural) Sales flyer. The prices in the ION flyer are available to all our shoppers.

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PRAIRIE NEWSLETTER – APRIL 2018

Click to read our latest Prairie Newsletter for April 2018. YFC NEWSLETTER Vol.2.4-2

Our featured Coffee of the Month is Raven’s Brew Coffees.  All 12oz bags are $1.50 off the retail price of $12.99.

Raven’s Brew Coffee originates from Alaska.  Check out their website for their full story. https://store.ravensbrewcoffee.com/

On page 2 you will find some of our Members Only specials and when in the store look for the yellow Members Only sale cards.

And don’t forget our ION (It’s Only Natural) Sales flyer.  The prices in the ION flyer are available to all our shoppers.


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PRAIRIE NEWSLETTER – MARCH 2018

Click to read our latest Prairie Newsletter for March 2018.  YFC NEWSLETTER Vol.2.3.

Our featured Coffee of the Month is Whirling Dervish on sale at $10.99/lb.  This coffee is roasted to order by Batdorf & Bronson in Olympia, Wa!

Check out some of our Members Only specials on page 2 and when in the store look for the yellow Members Only sale cards.

Don’t forget to pick up a copy of our new ION Sales flyer for March available in the store.  The prices in the ION flyer are available to all shoppers.

Thank you for shopping with us!

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PRAIRIE NEWSLETTER – FEBRUARY 2018

Click to read our latest Prairie Newsletter for February 2018.  YFC NEWSLETTER Vol1.2.2

New this month and going forward we will be featuring a Coffee of the Month.  This month is ‘LOVE BUZZ’ by Equal Exchange $9.99/Lb.

Check out some of our Members Only specials on page 2 and when in the store look for yellow Members Only sale cards.

Don’t forget to pick up a copy of our new ION Sales flyer for February available in the store.  The prices in the ION flyer are available to all shoppers.

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