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From the archives: Yes, it’s finally done: a good end to the members’ room saga

posted on Friday, May 22nd, 2020

First published in The Chronicle (Spring 2012) In line with its purpose, the members’ room was built entirely by members, who brought their creative and professional expertise with them to build a hub for meetings, having lunch, hanging out, and building the Karma community.  Mark Tholen (t-yyz.ca) and I worked on the overall concept and […]


Report from the board

posted on Thursday, May 7th, 2020

Dear Karma Community,  I hope this message finds each of you in good health and good spirits amidst these unprecedented times. The board of directors wishes to sincerely thank you for your continued displays of support, and for sharing your ideas and feedback. Your notes of thanks to staff, offers to deliver groceries to our […]


From the GM—May 2020

posted on Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Dear members, Thank you to everyone for your support, gratitude, and concern during these unprecedented times. The staff and I are so grateful for all the kind words and acts of support you have extended to us. Most of all, we are grateful for all of your help in keeping our store a safe place […]


Fun Food Fact: The drying action of salt on food

posted on Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Amongst its many properties, a key aspect of salt is that it draws water out of cells. In the presence of salt, water moves across a cell membrane to try to equalize the concentration of salt on both sides of the membrane — this process is called osmosis. So when you add salt to a […]


Report from the Board

posted on Monday, April 6th, 2020

On behalf of the entire Board of Directors, I would like to express our thanks and appreciation to our incredible staff team whose flexibility, creativity, commitment and hard work have kept our doors open during these incredibly challenging times. We are so very proud of you! We are also very proud of our General Manager, […]


From the GM—April 2020

posted on Monday, April 6th, 2020

  Appreciations to our dedicated staff from the General Manager As you know, the Karma staff have been working harder than ever and are the reason we’re able to keep on doing what we do. I can’t express how grateful I am for all of their hard work over the last while. Thank you, thank […]


From the GM—March 2020

posted on Saturday, February 29th, 2020

February was a busy month: we got our new tap debit terminals installed, we officially kicked off the new Marketing and Communications Committee with an official meeting, and we have been doing lots of research into new products to offer you package-free! Our new Marketing and Communications Committee will be working on taking Karma from […]


Report from the Social Events Committee: Slow cooker

posted on Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

As Newfoundland was digging out from Snowmageddon on January 18, Toronto caught the tail end of that storm and ended up with a record snowfall for that date (up to 20 cm). What better day to have a SEC (Social Events Committee) slow cooker hot soup event at Karma? As members came in through the […]


Becoming an unofficial ambassador for Karma

posted on Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Happy February, fellow Karma members and welcome prospective members! For the past year and a half or so, you may have noticed that many new people are coming in to Karma for the first time. Last year alone, over 600 new people came and shopped at our food store, which is fantastic as we need […]


From the GM—February 2020

posted on Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Happy February! The days are getting longer and brighter which means, soon, we will start seeing local greens and start reconnecting with many of our local farmers.  Over the past couple of months, members of the board and I have been working hard! We’ve been busy building a robust health and safety policy, starting new […]