Archive | March, 2012

Your Input is Requested: MCM Co-op Survey

The Monadnock Community Market Co-op continues to organize and move closer to its plans to open a 13,000 sq. ft. full service food store in downtown Keene in late 2012 – early 2013. Our Co-op will be more than a food store, providing a year round market for local products, a community gathering place, and […]

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Home Energy Workshop on Tuesday

Next Step Living will be at the Keene Public Library on Tuesday, March 6, 7- 8 p.m. for a home energy efficiency workshop.  Learn how hundreds of NH families are cutting their annual energy costs by up to 35%. Attendees of this free workshop will also learn: • How your home loses heat – Building […]

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Savor Our Seasons: Maple Syrup

By Liza Drew, Keene State College Dietetic Intern Flavorful Fact: The New Hampshire Maple Producers are planning a statewide sugar house open house for the weekend of March 24th and 25th.  Visit a local sugar house for a warm (and sweet) winter treat. Though maple syrup only contains one ingredient (maple sap) making it is […]

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Maple-Horseradish Glazed Vegetables

Any sturdy vegetables work in this recipe, though my favorites are beets, Brussels sprouts and carrots. Makes a great side dish, or light meal with toasted nuts and garbanzo beans tossed in at the end. 2 lbs diced vegetables 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp butter 3 tbsp bottled horseradish (or less if fresh) 3 […]

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Maple-Nut Granola with Apricots

Can be made with any combination of nuts, seeds and dried fruit. Serve over plain yogurt mixed with a drizzle of maple syrup. 6 cups rolled oats ¼ cup ground flax seeds 2 cups sliced almonds or chopped nuts ½ cup pumpkin seeds ½ cup sunflower seeds ¼ cup sesame seeds 1 teaspoon salt ½ […]

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