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Eat To Live

Locally Grown Food, More, Finding Fans

Article by Andrew Griffin

Photography by Andrew Griffin

Originally published in OKC City Lifestyle

EDMOND – With the motto “Conscious of the Earth, Our Health and Our Community in All We Do,” the Conscious Community Co-op and Farmer’s Market is the place to go when looking for items that are locally grown, locally made and locally loved.

Jennifer Webster is originally from Edmond and explained it was some years ago that she had a health scare that led to her embracing a lifestyle that included organic and locally-grown foods. Expanding from a backyard garden and ultimately to the current building Jennifer and Chris Webster own at 2900 E. Waterloo Road.

“We’re about supporting the local food movement,” says Jennifer, who is very passionate about organically-grown food, which is in abundance in her store.

Conscious Community is designed to be welcoming and inviting. Where it is clear where items are located, just as they would be in a larger, chain-type grocery store.

“I think people enjoy the simplicity of (Conscious Community Co-op),” Jennifer said. “We avoid the overstimulation (of the big stores) that offer empty space and empty calories.”

While many farmer’s markets are open on Wednesdays and Saturdays, the co-op is open every day of the year, except for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

“Corporate farming has taught us over the years that it is okay to bypass Mother Nature. That if you want strawberries in January, you should be able to get them,” she said. “We teach people to eat seasonally,” Jennifer noted.

  • Jennifer Webster owns and operates Conscious Community Co-op in Edmond.
  • Organic honey
  • Locally-grown vegetables are popular with customers.
  • This health-food-and-more store has just about everything.
  • Seasonal offerings are in high demand at Conscious Community Co-op.