Archive | May, 2016

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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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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Co-op Raffle: Win a Garden Wagon

Woodstock, Monadnock Food Co-op and You: Learn, Share, Grow Team Non-GMO In the United States, 80% of processed food is likely to be genetically modified, and not everyone is sure how to identify which foods are genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and which are not.  This May, our co-op is teaming up with Woodstock to help […]

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Garden and Give: Grow Extra to Share

The Community Kitchen on Mechanic St. in Keene serves 9,000+ meals annually and distributes boxes of food to families and individuals. Grow extra this season & deliver to the Community Kitchen between 9am & 5pm on weekdays. Find more local pantries that accept donations at Ample Harvest. If you don’t have garden space of your […]

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Congratulations: Jeffrey P. Smith Farm Scholarship Winners

The Monadnock Localvores are proud to announce the following twenty-two recipients of the 2016 Jeffrey P. Smith Farm Scholarship award. All scholarship recipients demonstrated a desire to learn more about farming and gardening and they will have the opportunity to attend a farm camp of their choice this summer. Congratulations to Duncan Beauchamp of Jaffrey, […]

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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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Cave to Co-op: Crawford Cheese

Crawford raw milk natural rind Twig Farm, West Cornell, VT Twig Farm is owned by Michael Lee and Emily Sunderman and has been in business since 2005. The twenty-acre farm is located in West Cornwall, Vermont, about 10 miles south of Middlebury. Michael manages the herd of around 50 goats and makes and ages the […]

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