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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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Cave to Co-op: Grafton Organic Clothbound

This month’s special cheese is Organic Clothbound Cheddar from Grafton Village Cheese, handmade in Vermont. The Grafton Village Cheese Company was founded in 1892 as the Grafton Cooperative Cheese Company, to convert surplus milk from local dairy farmers into cheese. In 1912, the cheesemaking factory burned down and the community had no cheese facility until […]

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Fermentation Fun!

The century-old technique of preserving food is on a comeback in the culinary and health world—the health benefits of fermented foods have been scientifically proven to help the human body in numerous ways (thanks to the naturally forming probiotics), and as people become more interested preparing foods from scratch, eating locally, and enjoying the harvest, […]

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Delightfully Healthy! Fruit: Nature’s Candy

Tasting Friday 5/27 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm The weather is warming up. Mother nature is looking beautifully lush and green. Farmer’s markets are starting up outdoors. Summer is almost here and it is the perfect time to start eating more fruit. During the summer months, local fruit is at its peak. It is ripe, less […]

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Delightfully Healthy! The Perfect Smoothie Formula

Sampling Friday, 5/13 from 4:30-6:30pm Summer is just around the corner and with summer comes cravings for cold and refreshing treats. One of the most nutritious ways to satisfy the desire for an icy beverage is with a green smoothie. Here are three reasons why smoothies are so fantastic: 1.    Smoothies are easy to digest. […]

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Delightfully Healthy! Have Your Cake and Eat It Too: Healthy Desserts and Snacks

Sampling Friday, 4/29 from 4:30-6:30pm No doubt about it, desserts and snacks are delicious. Treating yourself to dessert or processed snack on special occasions is a normal part of eating. Unfortunately, these foods are often very accessible and heavily marketed. Eating them regularly can easily become a habit if one is not choosy. Both desserts […]

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Delightfully Healthy! Dip Into Your 5-A-Day

Who says eating your fruits and vegetables can’t be fun? This week join us as we sample some tasty and nutritious dips to help us dip into our 5-a-day! Fruits and vegetables are an awesome source of good nutrition. Chock full of vitamins, minerals and fiber, these foods promote digestion and physical well-being. This week […]

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Delightfully Healthy! To Eat a Rainbow

Sampling: Friday, March 25, 4:30 – 6:30pm With March quickly drawing to an end, we look toward April and the beginning of spring to bring about showers of rain and the chance to see an elusive rainbow. While actual rainbows might be hard to come by, grabbing a rainbow of colorful produce at your Co-op […]

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Delightfully Healthy! St. Patrick’s Day Sweet Green Slaw and Maple Baked Pears

Sampling: March 11, 4:30-6:30pm. The weather is getting warmer, days are getting longer, and St. Patrick’s day is right around the corner! This holiday brings about green colored everything, and occasionally some not-so-healthy menu items. Celebrate this year with the St. Paddy’s inspired recipes featured this week! Taking a healthy twist on a traditional holiday […]

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