Archive | October, 2016


Tim’s Got The Beet!

Tim Sanderson, a Chef in our Prepared Foods Department, is the twelfth recipient of the Beet Award! Natasha, the Prepared Foods Manager says “Tim has grown so much since he started working here. He has embraced every learning opportunity the Co-op has offered and shown passion and pride about the things he took away from […]

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Rising Stars 2016: Integrity

Cooperative Principle 5: Co-ops provide education and training for members, elected representatives, managers and employees so they can contribute effectively to the development of their cooperative. On October 18th-20th five employees of Monadnock Food Co-op attended Rising Stars 2 in Hadley, MA. Rising Stars is a natural foods leadership development seminar produced and presented by […]

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2016 Feast on This! Film Festival

Produced by the Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition and Monadnock Food Co-op, Healthy Monadnock Champions! November 1 & 7 – 13, 2016 The 7th Annual Feast on This! Film Festival features movies that educate our community about the diverse issues affecting our national, regional and local food and agricultural systems. We chose films that will spark conversation and action around […]

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Delightfully Healthy! Leeks, Sweet Potatoes & More!

Tasting Friday 10/21, 4:30pm to 6:30pm Minimal ingredients and the simplistic preparation of this sweet potato and leek soup will surely win you over! Leeks, garlic, and onions belong to the same vegetable family; yet, leeks tend to live in the shadow of their other vegetable counterparts. Leeks are mild when compared to garlic and […]

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Reports from the Field: Porcupine Acres, Winchester, NH

This summer, Allen and I set out to Winchester, NH to visit the sunny and fruitful Porcupine Acres. Upon arrival, we found Robert Leustek in the garden weeding. Robert and his wife Gloria came from New Jersey, where they spent over 20 years perfecting their farming practices. Now, they inhabit 2 acres of fertile, loamy […]

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October is Co-op Month!

Co-ops Grow Communities Co-ops around the world share a set of guiding principles with the Monadnock Food Co-op, including “cooperation among cooperatives,” and “concern for community.” When you purchase delicious, healthy food at our co-op, you’re supporting a business that cares about people and contributes to a livable, sustainable community. And when you choose products […]

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Delightfully Healthy! Sugar Pumpkins & Starkrimson Pears

Tasting Friday 10/7 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm The fragrance of pumpkin butter fills the kitchen with memories of falls in seasons past! It makes a good pair with apple slices, whole grain pancakes or toast, pita chips, or even mixed into yogurt. The creamy consistency and sweet flavor makes this spread scrumptious in every way. […]

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Cave to Co-op: VERMONT ARTISAN GOUDA from Shadagee Farm

Marjorie Urie and family live and work on their Shadagee Farmstead in Craftsbury Common. Brett and Marjorie took over the family farm in 2001 after 12 years farming with Brett’s parents. In 2009 they built a state of the art dairy facility and the way was paved for Marjorie to realize her dreams of turning their beautiful milk into […]

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Kathy Burke

October 23rd is our Annual Meeting!

Please join us at the Keene Courtyard Marriott on Sunday, October 23rd at 4 pm. This year’s Annual Meeting theme is “Impact” and we are very excited to have three speakers addressing how our co-op has and could continue to impact our community. Megan Straughen, Sustainability Coordinator at our co-op will speak about the impacts […]

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