Archive | March, 2013

Opening Day

This opening is the culmination of many volunteer hours, community support and member investment since early 2008. Over 1,200 Greater Keene citizens prioritized a food co-op as a top priority in the City of Keene Comprehensive Master Plan and close to 1,200 families have joined the Monadnock Food Co-op as Member-Owners, contributing over $100,000 in Member Equity and $800,000 in Member Loans to this start-up community owned business.

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The Thing With Pigs…

By Craig Thompson, Mayfair Farm The thing with pigs is that every sound they make sounds like giving birth.  Or what you might think a sow giving birth might sound like.  When you walk into the pig barn in the morning and wonder if there are any new piglets on the way, the sounds you […]

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Savor Our Seasons: Eggs

Humans aren’t the only creatures that are strongly affected by the absence of sunlight in winter. If hens don’t get 12 hours of sunlight a day, their egg production declines. At least 14 hours of light is beneficial for egg development, which is why hens are most productive in spring and summer months.

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Spring Spinach Squares

Ingredients: 4 Tbsp. butter 3 eggs 1 cup milk ½ tsp salt ½ tsp. ground black pepper 1 tsp. baking powder 1 cup flour 2, 10 oz. packages frozen spinach, thawed and drained or 1 lb fresh spinach, wilted 8 oz. grated sharp cheddar cheese 1 cup crumbled goat cheese Method: Preheat oven to 350˚.  […]

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Pathways for Keene Community Outreach Forum on March 26

Pathways for Keene is a non-profit (501c 3) group of volunteers who promote a public bicycle, pedestrian multi-use trail system in the City of Keene, who solicit funding, and/or make other types of contributions to accomplish this goal.  Currently, they are seeking volunteers to fill open positions within PFK, or join in other initiatives which […]

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