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Frontier Co-op Named to Inc.’s 2022 Best in Business List in Correctional Re-Entry Services Category
The win recognizes the co-op’s second chance hiring commitment through its Breaking Down Barriers to Employment initiative NORWAY, Iowa, December 6, 2022 – Frontier Co-op, a leader of sustainably sourced and organic spices, herbs, botanicals and plant-based products, has been named to the Inc. 2022 Best in Business list in the Correctional Re-Entry Services category.
Frontier Co-op Unveils New Sustainable Bulk Packaging
The new packaging, which rolls out in February 2023, can be recycled at any location that accepts plastic bags. Norway, IA—Frontier Co-op will soon offer many of its one-pound bulk spices, herbs and botanicals in easy-to-recycle packaging as a part of its decades-long commitment to sustainability.
Simply Organic Announces Annual Grants to Organizations Addressing Food Insecurity
The Simply Organic Giving Fund awarded $150,000 to five organizations providing resources to communities facing food insecurity NORWAY, IOWA (January 31, 2023) – Simply Organic, a leader in organic herbs, spices, flavors and seasonings, today announced this year’s recipients of its Simply Organic Giving Fund Grant Program, donating a collective $150,000 to five organizations working to address systemic food insecurity across the U.S.
Frontier Co-op Highly Commended for Social and Human Capital Award at 13th Annual Reuters Responsible Business Awards
The recognition commends the co-op’s outstanding work investing in its people through its Breaking Down Barriers to Employment initiative NORWAY, IOWA (November 1, 2022) – Frontier Co-op, a leader of sustainably sourced and organic spices, herbs, botanicals and plant-based products, has been “Highly Commended” for its Breaking Down Barriers to Employment initiative by the prestigious Reuters Responsible Business Awards, in the Social and Human Capital Award category, earning the co-op the highest recognition awarded for this category. Now in its 13th year, the 2022 Responsible Business Awards drew over 700 entries and has served as the benchmark for businesses across the globe that showcase real leadership against their international peers, while recognizing those that genuinely impact business, society and the environment.
Frontier Co-op named finalist for Reuters 2022 Responsible Business Social and Human Capital Award
We are honored to have been shortlisted for Reuters 2022 Responsible Business Awards for leadership in the Social and Human Capital category, having demonstrated how our Breaking Down Barriers to Employment initiative is working to address systemic barriers to employee success and economic mobility. With over 700 submissions this year, we’re thrilled to be recognized alongside industry peers working to challenge the status quo and lead our communities to a more equitable and sustainable future.
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Frontier Co-op Receives Silver Halo Award for Breaking Down Barriers to Employment Initiative
The member-owned family of brands was selected alongside 18 companies recognized for their corporate social impact initiatives NORWAY, IOWA (May 19, 2022) – Frontier Co-op, a leader of sustainably sourced and organic spices, herbs, botanicals and plant-based products, has been named the winner of the prestigious 2022 Silver Halo Award in the Social Service Initiative category by Engage for Good. The win recognizes Frontier Co-op’s Breaking Down Barriers to Employment initiative which helps employees and community members overcome systemic barriers to employment and economic mobility by providing access to childcare, transportation, second chance hiring practices and an apprenticeship program.
FEED IOWA FIRST SIGNS 20-YEAR LEASE FOR REGENERATIVE FARMING AND EQUITABLE LAND ACCESS PROJECT
FEED IOWA FIRST SIGNS 20-YEAR LEASE FOR REGENERATIVE FARMING AND EQUITABLE LAND ACCESS PROJECT Sponsored by Frontier Co-op, the Equitable Land Access program secured 17-acres of land in partnership with Linn County Conservation to increase land access to marginalized farmers [Cedar Rapids, IA March 12, 2022] - Feed Iowa First has signed a long-term lease on 17 acres of land owned by Linn County Conservation, which will be developed over the course of the coming years into a regenerative farming project building back the soil and expanding land access through the Equitable Land Access program. Frontier Co-op will be the lead sponsor, contributing $250,000 to the development of the project.