Archive | April, 2014

Kevin’s Got the Beet

Congratulations to Kevin Barth – our second employee to receive the Monadnock Food Co-op’s “Beet Award.” Kevin was nominated by those of you who filled out a Helping Hands form.  He quietly supports all departments without any fanfare or expectation of praise. Kevin is dependable, punctual and respectable — with a great sense of humor […]

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Ned’s Got the Beet

Congratulations to Ned Braley – our very first employee to receive the Monadnock Food Co-op’s “Beet Award.” Ned was nominated by those of you who filled out a Helping Hands form. Without hesitation, Ned jumps in to help in every department. He’s a model employee always willing to go the extra mile.  We commend Ned […]

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Support Fair Trade at the Co-op

On May 10, we will be celebrating World Fair Trade Day with Alaffia, Alter Eco, Divine Chocolate, Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, Equal Exchange, Guayaki Yerba Mate and Maggie’s Organics. All these brands are committed to fair trade through their entire supply chains supporting small family farmers and trade justice policies. Look for great deals on […]

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Fueling an Expedition

{Editor’s Note: Hi Emily — So glad we could help fuel this amazing expedition. Please keep us posted on your adventures. — Yours Cooperatively, Jen & the Monadnock Food Co-op} Recently Hanah LaBarre, Keene resident and Kroka Expeditions Food Manager, stocked up two grocery carts full of fresh milk, yogurt, bread and other staples at […]

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B Corps: A Better Way to Do Business

By Monadnock Buy Local It’s challenging to know how a business really does business:  How do they treat their employees?  Do they try to reduce their impacts on the environment? Are they striving to contribute more to their community?  A certification process called B Corp makes answers to these questions more transparent. “[It’s] like the […]

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Monadnock Earth Week Events

Earth Day at Franklin Pierce University Monday, April 21, 11:30am – 2:30pm: Franklin Pierce University Spagnuolo Hall Jonathan Bloom, Author of Wasteland Tuesday, April 22, 7pm: Keene State College Alumni Center Centennial Hall Earth Week Fair Wednesday, April 23, 11am – 2pm: Keene State College Student Center Atrium Bag It! Film Showing Thursday, April 24, […]

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B the Change: People Using Business as a Force for Good

Thank you for B-ing the Change! By shopping at your local co-op, you are purchasing with a purpose. Many of the companies carried in this store, such as W.S. Badger, King Arthur Flour, Seventh Generation and Cabot Cheese, are Certified B Corporations. B Corps are certified to meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance […]

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Join us for Monadnock Earth Day Festival

Co-hosted by Antioch University New England  & Monadnock Food Co-op On April 26th from 12:00-4:00 local food and farms, live music, and area non-profit organizations will gather together on Cypress Street next to the Monadnock Food Co-op in Keene, NH to celebrate this year’s 2014 Monadnock Earth Day Festival. This year marks the 44th anniversary […]

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Anniversary Sale Raffle

Be sure to come to the Monadnock Food Co-op’s One-Year Anniversary Celebration on April 5th — and enter our free raffle for your chance to win one of these great prizes: Bart’s Homemade Ice Cream Pint Cheshire Garden Gift Basket Coombs Family Farms Organic Maple Syrup Earth Supergrains Porridge Flora Gift Bag Henniker Brewing Brewmaster’s […]

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Bowers Quilt Here to Help Celebrate One-Year Anniversary

We’re proud to display one of the Bowers Quilts during our Co-op’s One-Year Anniversary Celebration.  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.

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