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Equal Exchange: Empowering Small Growers

While building a strong local food system and improving the local economy are cornerstones of Monadnock Food Co-op’s mission, Equal Exchange (EE) takes a different, but nonetheless awe-inspiring, approach to supporting and empowering small growers — primarily in the tropical regions of our home planet (predominantly from the Equator north to the Tropic of Cancer […]

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Coffee at Risk

Growing coffee on far-flung mountain slopes in ways that respect the earth and build rural communities is quite an accomplishment, there are routine, significant challenges to overcome.  Now there is a new threat that is hitting many communities hard all at once. Coffee Leaf Rust, or roya in Spanish, is a fungus that starts with […]

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