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Community Support: Meals on Wheels Central Texas

Attention, community-minded members! Each year, our member-owners select organizations for the Co-op to support. This November, we’ll support Meals on Wheels Central Texas. Meals on Wheels Central Texas supports homebound adults and people with disabilities through programs that promote independent living. Some of these programs include meal delivery, grocery shopping assistance, in-home care, home repair, and pet care. They currently provide services to nearly 5,000 people in the Austin community. 

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Community Support: House That Beer Built

Each year, our member-owners select organizations for the Co-op to support. One of the organizations selected for support is Austin Habitat for Humanity. We’re lucky enough to participate in another House That Beer Built. In 2014, Black Star Co-op participated in fundraising and volunteering to build a house for the Huerta family. This year, the House That Beer Built will raise walls for the Kattass family. 

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Finding Closure: Where Your Favorite Departed Menu Items are Now!

Menus change. At Black Star Co-op they change with the season. Some dishes last; perennial darlings that are always available to their doting fans. Some dishes do not last, living behind both the menu and a troop of hungry, adoring groupies. We know how hard it can be to part with something loved (really, we know, we got your emails, all of them), so this is an attempt to provide some closure. Here’s what your favorite dishes have been doing since their departure: read more