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FIG is moving

FIG is moving

What an exciting announcement! It has been a long wait and an extensive search all around the coast, to find a venue which suited most of our requirements and at last we have found one. Top of the requirements list were: a commercial kitchen (this is required even...

We’re back on 6th January

We’re back on 6th January

Congratulations to all our RAFFLE winners - there were many names drawn out yesterday for the many prizes available, including a huge collection of goodies for the first prize! This was won by a friend of one of our members and she dropped by later in the afternoon...

Fires

Fires

Fires have reached the Mangrove Mountain and plateau areas at the west of the Central Coast. Multiple smaller fires have joined up with the already very large Gospers Mountain fire to make what they're calling a "mega fire", with a more than 60km fire front...

FIG is moving

FIG is moving

What an exciting announcement! It has been a long wait and an extensive search all around the coast, to find a venue which suited most of our requirements and at last we have found one. Top of the requirements list were: a commercial kitchen (this is required even...

New Organic Pantry online store

New Organic Pantry online store

The old dry goods store Have you ever ordered dry goods online at FIG? For the past couple of years, we’ve been using a very basic online store software called Vend Ecommerce that was included with our Vend POS (Point-of-Sales) software. While it was easy to submit an...

Faster checkout in the FIG website online store

Faster checkout in the FIG website online store

You may notice 2 minor changes next time you order through the online store on this website. No more payment method to select There used to be 3 payment methods to choose from when placing an order. This was not very convenient for some members who were not sure how...

New guidelines due to COVID-19

New guidelines due to COVID-19

Further to our recent emails on COVID-19, new guidelines will take effect Monday 23rd March 2020. This week Prime Minister Scott Morrison said “strict new bans on large gatherings to slow the spread of COVID-19 did not apply to supermarkets, food markets, grocery...

We’re back on 6th January

We’re back on 6th January

Congratulations to all our RAFFLE winners - there were many names drawn out yesterday for the many prizes available, including a huge collection of goodies for the first prize! This was won by a friend of one of our members and she dropped by later in the afternoon to...

Fires

Fires

Fires have reached the Mangrove Mountain and plateau areas at the west of the Central Coast. Multiple smaller fires have joined up with the already very large Gospers Mountain fire to make what they're calling a "mega fire", with a more than 60km fire front stretching...

FIG is closed today… open tomorrow instead

FIG is closed today… open tomorrow instead

Due to the Labour Day public holiday Monday we shall open on Tuesday 8th October instead. Same venue, same hours - just Tuesday! Bulk orders will be ready for collection at the back of the hall - thanks to our fab bulk order team - and all the usual dry goods and...

Produce bulk orders can now be submitted online

Produce bulk orders can now be submitted online

You may have noticed that since the beginning of this year, your membership is managed through an online shop on the FIG website. We’ve recently upgraded this online shop and you can now order bulk produce. We encourage you to get familiar with this new online shop...

Thank you to Central Coast Council

In an effort to reduce the use of plastic bags across the region, Central Coast Council initiated a terrific scheme to provide local fruit and vegetable suppliers with free reusable produce net bags. FIG has been one of the fortunate recipients. Co-op members and...

FIG stall at the March 2019 Alive Festival

FIG stall at the March 2019 Alive Festival

Here's a quick round up from the Alive Plant-based Festival on Saturday in Gosford. Considering the weather (three seasons in one day!) it was successful; we had a good day, and the park was buzzing. There was some extremely good food to be had, as usual, and visitors...