Archive | April, 2015


Seed Matters/Earth Month Facebook Raffle

Enter Monadnock Food Co-op’s Seed Matters/Earth Month Facebook Raffle! Like, comment on and share this post to be entered for a chance to win these goodies: – Seed Matters: Seed Farm Table Organic & Fair Trade Cotton T-shirt – Seedlings from High Meadows Farm – Preserve Products Bowls and Snack Size Container – SOS for […]

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True Nature Gardens

Rex couldn’t hide his passion for growing quality food if he wanted to. Like many local farmers, he has a day job, so I took a trip across town one evening this week, and found myself chuckling as he excitedly explained the benefits of each carefully-chosen variety of green that go into his Spicy Spring […]

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Recycle Your #5 Plastic Here & Enter Our Earth Month Preserve Raffle! Did you know #5 plastics make up 25% of the plastic used in the U.S., but only 2% of the plastic recycled in the U.S.? Your waste hauler may pick up your yogurt cups and takeout boxes, but there are few buyers for […]

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Communicating the Co-op Difference

Neighboring Food Co-ops Celebrate 4th Annual Meeting The Neighboring Food Co-op Association (NFCA) held its Fourth Annual Meeting on March 21st, hosted by the Putney Food Co-op in Putney, VT.  The meeting brought together nearly 100 co-operators from across New England for networking, strategic dialog, and workshops. Attendees included representatives from 45 food co-ops, start-up […]

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Cave to Co-op April 2015: Mad River Blue

Mad River Blue raw organic cow milk, natural rind von Trapp Farmstead, Waitsfield, Vermont Sebastian von Trapp, cheesemaker   Since 1959, when Werner and Erika von Trapp purchased the von Trapp Farm, it has been a working dairy. Over the course of three generations, the farm has transitioned to a certified organic dairy and in […]

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