Formerly rinzai's market
Formerly rinzai's market
What is interdependence?
A few years ago, when I was working at The Food Conspiracy Co-Op in Tucson, a customer of mine wished me a Happy Interdependence Day. He then smiled and said, “…because we all need each other.”
That message has stayed with me these past few years and has offered me inspiration and a sense of purpose regarding the store.
We depend upon pollinators such as bees, bats, and hummingbirds to help the plants that feed our bodies fruit.
Those pollinators depend upon the flowering of those plants, and those plants depend upon microbes and minerals in the soil.
Babies depend fully on others. Communities depend upon some form of communication between all who are part. Economies depend upon exchange.
Simply, interdependence is the web of life in which we are all woven. Read More >
We love local. There is nothing so vital as eating fresh, recently-harvested vegetables grown in near-by soil. And once you have had the raw milk from Plum Prairie Creamery, or eaten Karen or Paery’s hand - crafted sourdoughs, you just might be hooked. We don’t need to ship these products in, and in turn we don’t ship our resources out. We get to invest in and enjoy the fruits of members of our own community.
Wellness We can provide for you
With so much disease caused by or resulting in inflammation, this natural anti-inflammatory has been of significant help to many.
We offer several types of medicinal mushrooms tinctures, several of which have been harvested in northern Arizona in a respectful fashion.
A relative to the coffee plant, this southeast Asian leaf can have calming, focusing, and relieving effects.
Used externally as a wound healer, and internally to address gastrointestinal recovery, this South American tree sap has been consciously sourced by the people who know it best.
A few years ago, when I was working at The Food Conspiracy Co-Op in Tucson, a customer of mine wished me a Happy Interdependence Day. He then smiled and said, “…because we all need each other.” That message has stayed with me these past few years and has offered me...read more
The average American’s shopping cart holds stories perpetuating a rather profound misery — sweatshop labor, factory farmed animals, genetically modified monocultures that leach into nearby water — yet we are removed from these realities as we shop. Most people shop...read more
There are many things I love about the local movement, and one is the spirit of goodwill that tends to show up with it.The word community” begins to creep in to “commerce.” This particularly happens when people start getting to know each other over time — being...read more
located in the heart of sedona, AZ
Sedona, AZ 86336