With climate change at the forefront of recent news reports, cooperatives and credit unions in New England and around the world are celebrating International Co-op Day on Saturday, July 5, 2014. This year’s theme “Co-operative Enterprises Achieve Sustainable Development for All” highlights the contribution of cooperative enterprises to a healthier environment and a more resilient […]
Archive | June, 2014
The Monadnock Food Co-op Board of Directors seeks candidates for this year’s election. Three board seats are open for election every year. The board of directors monitors the operations of the co-op on behalf of its members. The board meets once a month for two hours and board members normally commit to serve on an […]
Thank you to the Walpole Creamery for donating ice cream (and scooping it, too!) and making our second annual Ice Cream Social Fundraiser a success. We raised $700 for the Monadnock Localvores, who encourage the eating, growing and buying of more local food, and their Jeffrey P. Smith Farm Scholarship Program. Thank you to The LaClaires […]
Thank you Bruce and Jenny Wooster for the impressive tour of your certified organic CSA farm. We appreciate all the hard work, thought and caring you put into Picadilly Farm. And we’re especially grateful for the partnership you have cultivated with the Monadnock Food Co-op!
Thank you Craig Thompson and Sarah Heffron for showing us ALL that you do at Mayfair Farm. What an incredible place! Also, thank you to the 65+ people who joined us to see where their food comes from. Please join us for our next Farm Tour!
The Monadnock Localvores will sponsor twenty-seven Monadnock Region young people to attend a farm camp this summer through their Jeffrey P. Smith Farm Scholarship Program. The Jeffrey P. Smith Farm Scholarship Program’s goal is to connect young people with agriculture and the natural world around them — and inspire the next generation of local farmers […]
Ah, it feels like winter may have finally left New England for its annual trek to the southern hemisphere. Warm sunny days, grilled food and an occasional adult beverage are high on my list of favorite things as we move into summer. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I’m a pretty conscientious eater (though my […]
You’re invited to our first Local Foods BBQ of the SUMMER on July 11th! Our Local Foods BBQs celebrate what’s fresh, local and in season in our region — and brings our community together to enjoy the harvest. The menu will feature 100% grass fed beef from Stonewall Farm in Keene, NH, chicken from Misty […]
Bon Père pasteurized goat and cow milk mix Boston Post Dairy, Enosburg Falls, VT The Gervais family, cheesemakers Boston Post Dairy is located on the Gervais Family Farm, a family run farm in northern Vermont owned and operated by Robert and Gisele Gervais and 12 of their 15 children. The Gervais family have been farming […]