Archive | August, 2015

Mary’s Got the Beet!

Congratulations to Mary Veerkamp who works in the Co-op’s Marketing & Membership Department.  She is our seventh employee to receive the Monadnock Food Co-op’s “Beet Award.” Mary got involved with our Co-op well before it opened in 2012 — helping Michael, our General Manager maintain our Membership database.  She shares her passion for healthy food […]

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August is NH Eat Local Month

Originally posted in the Monadnock Shopper News August is New Hampshire Eat Local Month — a time to celebrate local food and farms, and recognize how a stronger local food system builds healthier citizens, communities and local economies. Who is cultivating a stronger “Eat Local” movement in the Monadnock Region?  Feast on these featured initiatives: Start […]

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Food Day

On October 24th, Americans from all 50 states will celebrate the fifth annual Food Day at thousands of events, building a movement to change the American food system.  Join the 2015 Food Day campaign! Also, check out this year’s Food Day Barnraiser — an effort to double Food Day’s impact and reach 10 million new […]

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Adventures in Cheese!

Our esteemed Cheese Buyer, Agela, has been very busy this summer sourcing a fantastic cheese selection for the Monadnock Food Co-op, and further expanding her knowledge of dairy delights in order to inform those who attend her Cheese Tasting Workshops – or stop to converse in the aisles. In July, the Vermont Cheesemaker’s Festival in […]

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National Co+op Grocers and Partners Raise $64,425 for The Xerces Society’s Efforts to Support Native Pollinators

National Co+op Grocers (NCG), which Monadnock Food Co-op is a proud member of, and 36 industry partners announced a collaborative donation of $64,425 to The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, a Portland, Oregon-based non-profit protecting wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitats. NCG and its partners’ contribution will support The Xerces Society’s ongoing […]

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The Co-op is named “Local Food Champion” by Monadnock Menus

Monadnock Menus is pleased to announce its first Local Food Champion, The Monadnock Food Co-op! Monadnock Menus is an innovative local food delivery service launched by the Cheshire County Conservation District in 2013, that projects $100,000 in sales of locally produced food in 2015. Its purpose is to provide schools and other institutions throughout Cheshire […]

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Monadnock Food Co-op Helps Jump Start Monadnock United Way Campaign

The Monadnock Food Co-op is one of twelve area businesses that will be ‘setting the pace’ by conducting their company’s Monadnock United Way campaigns before the official campaign kickoff. They begin their campaigns early to jump-start the annual campaign by building momentum so other area businesses and organizations can build upon their success. The Pacesetter […]

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