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Megan & Mary at Earth Day 2016

Connecting Community & Sustainability

As you may have recently noticed, the Co-op is growing a lot!  We have created several new key positions and have expanded others.  With the recent departure of employee extraordinaire Mary Veerkamp, we created a new position which will coordinate events, education and sustainability initiatives for the Co-op.  I couldn’t be any more pleased to […]

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Community Supported Solar Power is Coming to Our Roof

We are incredibly excited to announce that Monadnock Food Co-op (Co-op) will be the host of the first locally owned community supported solar project in the Monadnock Region. This community supported solar project is locally developed, funded, owned and controlled, whereas most community solar projects are owned and controlled by developers or utilities. The 43.5 […]

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Touring Haynes Dairy – an Organic Valley Co-op Farm

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 […]

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Making Local Happen: Annual Meeting is October 24

You won’t want to miss this year’s Monadnock Food Co-op Annual Meeting,  at the Keene Public Library’s Heberton Hall on Saturday, October 24th, from  5 – 8 p.m. This year the event’s theme is “Making LOCAL Happen.”  There will be opportunities to taste the difference the Co-op makes in the local food system with samples […]

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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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