Archive | October, 2012

2012 Annual Meeting & Celebration Thank Yous

Thank you to the 90+ people who attended the Monadnock Food Co-op’s Annual Meeting & Celebration on October 13, 2012 in Keene.  After a building tour at Railroad Square, people gathered at Heberton Hall to enjoy ice cream while member-owners voted for the Board of Directors.  Attendees learned about the co-op’s progress and our exciting […]

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The Co-op Rises!

This past week’s construction progress provided some visually significant changes.  Most notably: The rising of our building!  The steel frame was delivered and erected in just one week.  Symbolically this a huge milestone towards the opening of our Co-op.  Our excitement continues to build! The next steps in the construction project are the installation of […]

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October Building Updates

The foundation footings and walls are now complete.  The underground utilities are being laid, and the steel is going up! The picture to the right shows the footings for our side entrance ramp, where smaller deliveries will come in – including deliveries from many of our local and regional suppliers.  The ramp is located on […]

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Locally-Grown Monadnock Pumpkins

Where can you buy locally-grown pumpkins for the Keene Pumpkin Festival and other celebrations? Help us grow this list. Email marketing@monadnockfood.coop. 1780 Farm, Chesterfield Alyson’s Orchard, Walpole Chauncey Farm, Antrim Monadnock Berries Farm Stand, Troy Rosaly’s Garden, Peterborough Washburn’s Windy Hill Orchard, Greenville Find local pumpkins throughout New Hampshire: http://www.pumpkinpatchesandmore.org/NHpumpkins.php

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Savor Our Seasons: Apples

By Liza Drew, RD Flavorful Fact: Where have all the apples gone? This year has been a tough one for many local orchards. That balmy weather we enjoyed last March was one culprit, causing trees to bud early and then get damaged by a frost a few weeks later. Trees that made it bloomed about two […]

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Baked Apples Stuffed with Spiced Citrus Filling

Ingredients: 4 large baking apples (Jonathan, Braeburn, and Red Rome are good choices) 2 tbsp brown sugar 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp fresh grated ginger ½ tsp ground cloves ¼ tsp salt Zest of 2 oranges 1/2 cup chopped toasted nuts (almonds, walnuts or pistachios are good) 3/4 cup ricotta cheese Juice […]

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