Archive | March, 2013

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Opening Day

This opening is the culmination of many volunteer hours, community support and member investment since early 2008. Over 1,200 Greater Keene citizens prioritized a food co-op as a top priority in the City of Keene Comprehensive Master Plan and close to 1,200 families have joined the Monadnock Food Co-op as Member-Owners, contributing over $100,000 in […]

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New litter of piglets at Mayfair Farm.

The Thing With Pigs…

By Craig Thompson, Mayfair Farm The thing with pigs is that every sound they make sounds like giving birth.  Or what you might think a sow giving birth might sound like.  When you walk into the pig barn in the morning and wonder if there are any new piglets on the way, the sounds you […]

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Savor Our Seasons: Eggs

Humans aren’t the only creatures that are strongly affected by the absence of sunlight in winter. If hens don’t get 12 hours of sunlight a day, their egg production declines. At least 14 hours of light is beneficial for egg development, which is why hens are most productive in spring and summer months.

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Spring Spinach Squares

Ingredients: 4 Tbsp. butter 3 eggs 1 cup milk ½ tsp salt ½ tsp. ground black pepper 1 tsp. baking powder 1 cup flour 2, 10 oz. packages frozen spinach, thawed and drained or 1 lb fresh spinach, wilted 8 oz. grated sharp cheddar cheese 1 cup crumbled goat cheese Method: Preheat oven to 350˚.  […]

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Pathways for Keene Community Outreach Forum on March 26

Pathways for Keene is a non-profit (501c 3) group of volunteers who promote a public bicycle, pedestrian multi-use trail system in the City of Keene, who solicit funding, and/or make other types of contributions to accomplish this goal.  Currently, they are seeking volunteers to fill open positions within PFK, or join in other initiatives which […]

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