Food buying groups and co-ops

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Allganics Wholefood Co-op
What: Allganics is an independent wholefood co-operative which works within Brighton Unemployed Families Centre. They sell organic and fair-trade dry goods and toiletries sourced from Infinity Foods.
Where: 6 Tilbury Place, Brighton, BN2 0GY
Opening times: Tuesday-Friday, 10.30am-12.30pm

University of Brighton Food Co-op
What: The University’s Food Co-op is student-run organisation promoting healthy, local and seasonal foods. They supply weekly fruit & veg boxes sourced from local farms. Moulsecoomb and Falmer campuses also sell dried wholefoods.  To become a member visit the Students’ Union Reception desk at Grand Parade, Moulsecoomb or Falmer campuses.
Where: Moulsecoomb, Falmer, Grand Parade and Hastings campuses
Opening times: Different times at each campus – Check their website for more information.

Scoop (Sussex Co-op)
What: Sussex University student-run co-op which buys dry wholefoods (such as rice, pulses and nuts) in bulk and sells them at a reduced cost on campus.
Where: Library Square market, Sussex University Campus, Falmer
Opening times: Tuesdays 11am-3pm

Sheep Share
What: Sheep Share aims to get sheep that are currently grazing in and around Brighton & Hove into the city as lamb. You can buy one-quarter of a whole animal, butchered down into individually vacuum packed cuts from the back legs to the neck, plus mince. Each share costs £41.
Where: The lamb quarters are delivered to the Brighthelm Centre for collection
When: Check the website for details on the next share

What: PigShare is a new venture supplying pork to Brighton & Hove from Hathor Farm, a fully organic and free range farm in a wooded setting. Each share of pork is one eighth of a whole animal, butchered down into individually wrapped cuts. Each one eighth share costs £65.
Where: The collection point is the Brighthelm Centre
When: Check the website for details on the next share

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