Dublin Food Co-operative historical blog

Coop History

What is this historical blog? This article features as part of the Society for Co-operative Studies Ireland Newsletter for 2019. This is intended as an introduction to what will be a fairly regular historical blog written for the Dublin Food Co-operative website. Dublin Food Co-operative The Dublin Food Co-operative (DFC) has provided an alternative to …. |READ MORE|

Election to Co-ordinating Body (Board) of the Dublin Food Co-op

We in the Dublin Food Co-op believe that every co-operative is only as good as its volunteer members. If you are interested in a leadership role that will have an impact across our whole community while serving the needs of our members, then getting nominated to serve on the Co-ordinating Body (the Board of Directors) …. |READ MORE|

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We Are Hiring

E-Commerce Manager Part-Time (20 hours per week) Dublin Food Co-op is a consumer co-operative founded in 1983, based in Kilmainham, Dublin, with a focus on organic and wholefood products.              We are looking for a candidate to develop and manage our E-commerce platform service, including but not limited to our …. |READ MORE|

Workers conditions in Southern Europe

In our own shop at Dublin Food Coop our customers have grown accustomed to finding fruit and vegetables available all year round which can’t be sourced from Ireland. Southern Europe with its consistently warmer climate is responsible for growing a large percentage of this produce – not just fresh, but also fruit and vegetables to …. |READ MORE|

Shop Stock Updates

DFC Out of Stock Weekly Updates In the last few months we have experienced a significantly increased footfall in our shop. This resulted in a higher turnover, but also in difficulties in the supply chain. We are very happy to say that the supply chain has stabilised and we are able to have most of …. |READ MORE|

Online Members’ Discussions

Every Saturday DUBLIN FOOD CO-OP are hosting an Online Members’ Discussion. It’s a virtual place for our members to meet up, chat and discuss topics they suggest. We plan on continuing these meet up during lockdown to help us feel the support of our community, even when we can’t see each other in person. To …. |READ MORE|

Does Fairtrade Farming work in Palestine?

Fairtrade Fortnight 2020

Fairtrade Fortnight 2020 is nearly here. This year it runs from 24th February to the 8th March. In DFC we will be marking it with events and celebrations of our range of Fairtrade Products. On Friday 28th of February we welcome Mohammed Ruzzi from the Palestine Fairtrade Association to find out more about Fairtrade farming …. |READ MORE|

We Are Hiring!

Dublin Food Co-op has job opportunities available for part-time, full-time and relief shop till operatives at our Kilmainham shop. Positions will be available from Saturday 1st of February Application Deadline – Tuesday 21st January Interviews will take place 23rd – 26th of January Applicants can express interest for the role by email: hr@dublinfood.coop Please include …. |READ MORE|

Volunteer with Us!

  Volunteer Opportunities January    Dublin Food Co-op is an organisation that is run by volunteers and staff members working together. Many of our volunteers work in the shop in Kilmainham but there are plenty of other avenues in which you can volunteer with us.  This month we will be busy with these events – …. |READ MORE|

Dublin Food Co-operative & ICOS – Community Development Programme 2019/2020

We are ready to launch our Community Development Programme to Dublin Food Co-op members and the broader community.  As an organisation we have been focused on securing a premises for the past number of years – this has meant that our community activity hasn’t been at the forefront. With our move to Kilmainham we have …. |READ MORE|