Archive | January, 2017

Healthy Living Workshops to Keep Your Resolutions Strong!

We’ve got some great upcoming workshops that I want to make sure you don’t miss out on!  These are the next installments in our Spring Series all about healthy eating and living – keep those New Year’s Resolutions going! On February 22, from 6 – 7:30pm, Dr. Rich, Founder and Director of the Cheshire Wellness […]

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Cave to Co-op: ASCUTNEY MOUNTAIN, Cobb Hill Farm, Hartland Four Corners, VT

Cobb Hill is an intentionally planned community in Hartland Four Corners, begun by Donella Meadows, renowned founder of the Sustainability Institute. In 1997, two local dairy farms were purchased and merged into a 260 acre co-operative community and farm. The community members are all dedicated to living in ways that are socially and ecologically responsible. […]

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SOUPER BOWL IV Recipes and Winner

Competition was fierce between the 5 co-op departments and the Board of Directors during our SOUPer Bowl on Sunday, 29th, but after 299 ballots cast, the clear winner is the Meat Department! Thank you to the Front End who won 2nd place, the Grocery Department who won 3rd place, and everyone involved in making the […]

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Delightfully Healthy! You Say Sweet Potato, I Say Avocado

Tasting Friday, 1/27, 4:30 -6:30pm Sweet Potatoes By Sara Hettel Tired of just baking your sweet potatoes in the oven? There are so many other ways to prepare these tasty tubers besides the traditional go-to baked potato! Sweet potatoes aren’t just delicious; they also contain high amounts of beta carotene, the inactive form of vitamin […]

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Cooperation Among Cooperatives: NH Co-ops Show the Way

By David J. Thompson Three food co-ops in New Hampshire are leading the way in actions that carry out the Sixth Principle of the International Cooperative Alliance: “Cooperation among Cooperatives.”  First, Hanover Food Co-op, then Littleton Food Co-op and now Monadnock Food Co-op have all joined the national Cooperative Community Fund program. The members and […]

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Cave to Co-op: Experience EXPERIENCE from Consider Bardwell Farm, West Pawlet, VT

This month’s special cheese is EXPERIENCE from Consider Bardwell Farm, West Pawlet, VT. Spanning the rolling hills of Vermont’s southern Champlain Valley and easternmost Washington County, New York, 300-acre Consider Bardwell Farm was the first cheese-making co-op in Vermont, founded in 1864 by Consider Stebbins Bardwell himself. A century later, Angela Miller and Russell Glover […]

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B Corp Month is Here!

B Corp month is here and I couldn’t be more excited to tell you about it!  I get as excited about B Corps as I do the Co-operative Movement!  Our movements have a lot in common, we both want to use business as a force for good (some co-ops are even certified B Corps). A […]

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