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12/05/2021

CELEBRATING OUR COOP MEMBERS

  Worker co-operatives are like any other business. However, unlike conventional businesses its Members (workers) contribute equitably to and democratically control, the capital and finances of their co-operative. Members decide how to use surpluses (profits). Worker co-operatives should provide the pay and other benefits that members need and want, managing the business to provide them…

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05/05/2021

Tummy Care

This year we are supporting Brighton Festival, and in 2021 the theme is care. The theme of the festival is care, and by that I really mean looking after ourselves and thinking about others. Those two things are so important. Someone said to me the important thing is to ‘take it easy but take it…

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17/02/2021

Intensive pesticide use is not ok!

Last year Infinity Foods Co-op Shop & Bakery launched our ‘Growing a green future’ campaign. When we asked, why does a ‘new normal’ need to mean worse? We could further democratise the way we all work and live, with more co-operatives and harness our full potential by putting our natural environment first, as well as…

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24/07/2019

We donated a shed

Supporting the community is at the heart of our values, which is why we are proud to have donated a shed to Brighton and Hove Organic Gardening Group (BHOGG). We hope this will help them with the great work they do in our shared community. BHOGG is a not-for-profit community organisation, supporting the organic cause…

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13/11/2018

Our Fight with Palm Oil

The awareness of palm oil is suddenly more prevalent than ever! Infinity foods Shop has been well aware of the sustainability and environmental problems caused by palm oil production as far back as 2013! We carried out a full audit in 2015 on the Body Care and Household products which then spread to the whole…

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28/06/2018

2018 International Day of Cooperatives

2018 international day of cooperatives is led by the United Nations and end Cooperative fortnight on the 7th of July.  That’s a lot of cooperation! Cooperatives have sustainability in their DNA, with ‘concern for the community’ as the seventh of their guiding principles. That is why this year we are celebrating the great work that…

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seedy sunday 2018

29/01/2018

Why is Seedy Sunday Important?

  Infinity Foods is proud to sponsor Seedy Sunday for another year. This Sunday, 4th of February (10:30 – 16:00) sees the UK’s largest community seed swap coming back to Brighton & Hove, at BHASVIC (205 Dyke Road, Hove BN3 6EG). Seedy Sunday was started in 2002 and was the first seed swap in Britain. Seed saving…

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30/04/2017

Infinity Foods go rockpooling!

Earlier this month a bunch of us from Infinity Foods went on a morning rock-pooling session to Saltdean beach with Sussex Wildlife Trust. We were lucky to have a lovely sunny day, and although the wind on the beach was quite a bit stronger than inland, thankfully we had all read the advice of SWT…

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24/04/2017

Preventing the Demise of Our Bees

Wild bees and other pollinators are in decline, threatening pollination of crops and wildflowers. Modern farming has become dependent on heavy pesticide use, and this is highly likely to be contributing significantly to declines of bees. How do we feed ourselves without wiping out bees and other wildlife?