National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) is pleased to launch a new culinary video resource, Co+op Kitchen. Available as a free, downloadable iPad app through the App Store, or online by visiting or, Co+op Kitchen offers a series of informative and instructional videos led by renowned chefs and food enthusiasts who love sharing their passion for food. From handy hints for choosing the right ingredients and understanding basic kitchen skills, to easy recipes for delicious homemade meals, Co+op Kitchen is useful for home cooks at every level of skill.

Featuring hosts including James Beard Semifinalist and Executive Pastry Chef for Uchi Restaurants, Chef Philip Speer; owner/host of the popular online show Hilah Cooking, Hilah Johnson; and author of the Blissful Chef food blog and vegan macrobiotic chef, Christy Morgan among others, the knowledge provided in the series can help make the difference between a good meal and an amazing one. From learning about alternative sweeteners and growing your own sprouts to making a delicious Mixed Vegetable Indian Curry and cooking the perfect steak, Co+op Kitchen makes it easy to try something new or master a basic culinary skill.

Co-ops are the true pioneers of the natural and organic food industry and deeply committed to providing delicious, high quality and healthy food, supporting local and sustainable agriculture, and strengthening their communities. Co+op Kitchen is a resource born from that philosophy. Visit the iTunes App Store for the free Co+op Kitchen iPad app or visit to view the videos online.