I vividly recall the dawn of my love for skin and beauty products. It was a Christmas long ago, perhaps I was 5 years old or so. The twinkling lights of the tree were glowing in the dark, early morning hours as we (my 2 younger brothers, mom, dad & I) sat around the living […]
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Recently Monadnock Food Co-op’s Dairy Buyer, Caleb, took a tour of Haynes Dairy, a member of the Organic Valley cooperative, arranged by the Neighboring Food Co-op Association! Dairy farmer John Haynes, one of eight siblings, is the only sibling who stayed on the farm with his father. John claims that he has spent “half of […]
Using only high quality organic herbs and organic (naturally gluten-free) cane alcohol for extraction, this Burlington, Vermont based company creates their entire line of Urban Moonshine herbal medicinals with a deep commitment to environmental and social responsibility, working in partnership with local and small farmers.
Spring is turning toward summer, even as I write. The sun is high in the sky and the temperatures are warming up, encouraging outdoor gathering and good cheer after a long, long, long (I think you get my point) winter. I find myself, once again, getting reacquainted with my grill and (occasionally) reaching for an […]
A friend recently told me about a conversation in which a man was lamenting the “fact” that the only organization currently watching for, verifying, and certifying foods to be free of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is the Non-GMO Project. She was distraught by this because, while many of us are actively working toward securing the […]
Pure 7 Chocolate is a line of unique chocolate bars new to Monadnock Food Co-op. With a goal of creating “the healthiest, most pure and delicious chocolate ever,” the two founders of the company experimented until they came up with a product that they were proud of. What sets this chocolate apart from the others? […]