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International Co-op Day: The Power to Act for a Sustainable Future

On Saturday, July 2nd, co-ops around the world joined the United Nations (UN) and the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) in celebrating the International Day of Co-operatives, a yearly event since 1923.  This year’s theme, “Co-operatives: The Power to Act for a Sustainable Future,” highlights the contribution of co-operative enterprise to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development […]

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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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Martin’s Farm: Solving Our Food Waste Problem One Banana Peel at a Time

As you may have heard, the Co-op recently expanded its composting capacity through a new partnership with Martin’s Farm in Greenfield, MA.  On an unusually warm February day I ventured down to tour the farm where our organic waste would soon become nutrient dense, certified organic compost. Upon arrival at Martin’s Farm I was energetically […]

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