Archive | April, 2013

Bowers Quilt Visits Monadnock Food Co-op

We’re proud to display one of the Bowers Quilts during our co-op’s opening.  Each quilt patch is made from a different co-op’s t-shirt. Five quilts, including the one currently displayed at our co-op, are re-auctioned off at each year’s Consumer Co-op Managers Conference (CCMA) as a fundraiser for the Howard Bowers Fund. Thank you Marilyn […]

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Double Up Veggie Bucks Coming to Farmers’ Market of Keene

Double Up Veggie Bucks will help community members who use federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits (SNAP) to buy more farm-fresh food, while supporting local businesses who sell at The Farmers Market of Keene, one of the oldest, largest, and most diverse grower-only farmers markets in NH. Not only can consumers use their debit and credit cards at the Market Booth, but residents who qualify for federal nutrition assistance can shop at the market using their benefits card, and double their purchasing power up to an extra $10 per market day.

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April’s Cave to Co-op Featured Cheese: Sawyer’s Artisanal Cheese

Joseph, Sonia and Ian Sawyer make Verhampshire together as a family. Joseph grew up on a dairy farm in Walpole and started making cheese five years ago down the road at Boggy Meadow Farm. Catching the cheese maker’s bug, he enrolled is a series of classes at the Vermont Institute of Artisan Cheese and moved his growing skills to the Ielpi Major Farm in Westminster, VT – home of Verano and Invierno cheese.

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Parking Lot Paving Scheduled

Monadnock Food Co-op’s parking lot paving begins next week!  We expect the closing of parts (and perhaps all) of our lot on Monday, April 15 thru Wednesday, April 17.  However, the co-op will remain open for business. We’re seeking alternative parking spaces for our customers and volunteers to help navigate the process.  We thank you […]

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