Each week when I walk down the aisles in the Monadnock Food Co-op, it is so powerful to remember the first organizing meetings we started back in 2008 to make our store a reality. Over 100 active volunteers made our co-op a reality since the initial community meetings, surveys, and monthly steering committee meetings that […]
Archive | October, 2013
Thank you to all who made the viewing and discussion of the film “A Place at the Table” Sept. 24 at the Keene Public Library such a success — from the organizations that helped brainstorm how we could use the film to inspire community action, to the 80 individuals who participated in the event. This […]
This October, the Monadnock Food Co-op and communities across the country are celebrating Co-op Month — a time to recognize the benefits and values that co-operatives bring to their members and communities. The theme this year, “Live Co-operatively,” invites people to explore the many ways that co-ops improve lives and impact both the national and local economy.
Stonewall Farm in Keene announces its student search for Stonewall Farm School. The School offers future farmers the opportunity to spend a full year learning by working shoulder to shoulder with our experienced staff and administration. Benefiting from decades of experience, students will gain practical farming skills and business background to help them launch a […]
As we enter the harvest and approach a holiday season full of important meals, celebrating Non-GMO Month this October is a great opportunity to practice avoiding GMOs in the grocery store. GMOs, or “genetically modified organisms,” are plants or animals that have been genetically engineered with DNA from bacteria, viruses or other plants and animals. […]