A big thank you to everyone who contributed to the success of our first Ice Cream Social Fundraiser on July 27, 2013. We raised $500 for Monadnock Farm & Community Coalition, a regional group that supports a sustainable food system by cultivating community action and building collaborations.
Archive | July, 2013
I recently attended the third annual Slow Living Summit in Brattleboro, Vermont. The Slow Living Movement is the antidote to the fast-paced society we find ourselves in and attempts to offer an alternative means to daily living. Workshops held at the event focused on topics such as slow money, slow design, slow gardening, and slow […]
Alaffia was founded in 2003 by Olowo-n’djo as a way to help alleviate poverty in Togo, West Africa through the use of Fair Trade Shea butter. He helped to establish a woman-owned cooperative in Togo to make Shea butter. The Shea butter is made from wild harvested Shea nuts using traditional methods. Shea butter, as […]
Bring a reusable bag to donate to the co-op’s Bag Tree. Then when someone forgets to bring their reusable bag, they can borrow one for free (and bring it back the next time they shop a the co-op).
Among hundreds of startup co-ops across the country, the Monadnock Food Co-op received the Startup Co-op of the Year Award from the Food Co-op Initiative. This award recognizes the co-op’s excellence in leadership, strength of community support and success in opening a retail food cooperative.