Archive | December, 2013

Sustainability Project offers FEDCO Seeds and Specialty Collections for Sale

From the Sustainability Project Once again it’s time to envision your gardens filled with luscious vegetables started from seed. By placing your FEDCO seed order through The Sustainability Project, you save on shipping charges and help support their Annual Seed Celebration and Sustainable Community Fair and Emerson Brook Forest Center’s trails and perennial gardens. The […]

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Where is our Co-op’s gluten-free section?

Instead of a section with just gluten-free items, we’ve dispersed these products throughout the store by category.  To help shoppers more easily find these items, we recently added a new shelf tag.  Look for this sign under gluten-free items: Please be sure to confirm, on the product itself, that the item is gluten-free. During your […]

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Hop on the Bus and Shop at the Co-op

From the City Express The City Express is Keene’s Bus for Everyone – public transportation in the City of Keene, New Hampshire. The service operates Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. The Monadnock Food Co-op is a Flag Stop on the City Express Bus 5 route. What is a Flag Stop? The City Express […]

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Our Co-op Supports GMO Labeling

Monadnock Food Co-op consumers are empowered shoppers who seek out healthy choices for their loved ones, community and the environment. They shop with both their values and concerns in mind, and flex their right to choose one product over another based on these beliefs. One area where consumer choice is blocked is in the case […]

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Savor Our Seasons: Winter Squash

Originally Posted at Stronger Together Winter squashes are a perfect match for the cold season in so many ways. Their dense, creamy texture, bold orange colors, and sweet, subtle flavors make them a cook’s best friend in the winter kitchen. Use their sweetness to balance the other flavors in your dish, like the vinegar or […]

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Board Update – December 2013

The past few months have been busy ones for the Board of Directors, beginning with our annual meeting at the end of October, and continuing through the election of new Board Officers and our all day Board Retreat in November. Thank you to all who helped create a successful Annual Meeting. We had about 70 […]

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Stonewall Farm Wins Silver in 2013 National Dairy Quality Awards

Stonewall Farm, a non-profit educational farm and working dairy has won Silver in this year’s National Dairy Quality Awards (NDQA), a program of the National Mastitis Council. The NMC wrote, “… a panel of milk quality judges rated (Stonewall Farm) as being among the best in the country.” Stonewall Farm Director Joshua Cline says, “This is a testament to our farmers, Glenn Yardley and Wendy French, whose care for the dairy herd, attention to detail, commitment to organic practices and pride in their work has now been recognized on a national level.”

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