Archive | May, 2017


Round Up in June to Grow Local Farms

During June, you can round up the change from your purchases to benefit the Monadnock Food Co-op Farm Fund; created through a partnership with the Cheshire County Conservation District to support local farmers in increasing sustainable food production and wholesale sales to contribute to a thriving local farm economy. Typically co-op customers contribute between $4000 […]

Continue Reading
Staff Pick Round Headshots_Peter

Staff Picks! June 2017

June 2017 Minneola Tangelo These are by far the best citrus fruits I’ve had all season—sweet and refreshing with a tiny tang. The skins peel easy and there are no seeds making them a super convenient and healthy snack for anytime or anywhere. Try one—you won’t be disappointed! —Michael F. All Terrain Poison Ivy/Oak Spray […]

Continue Reading

One Way to Serve

This is the time of year when your Co-op Board of Directors starts looking towards the Fall and preparing for the election of three new board members. Active participation of member-owners is vital to our co-op’s success and future growth. Serving on the board is one way to contribute. Our Nominating Committee is working to […]

Continue Reading

The Monadnock Food Co-op Goes to Washington

Unexpected opportunities often arise out of less than ideal situations; climate change is a perfect example.  Climate change offers us a chance to retool, rethink and re-imagine our society and our world.  And while big change can be scary and intimidating, it also presents incredible opportunity to imagine a world that better serves everyone and […]

Continue Reading
Food Waste

Wasting Food Wastes Everything

At our co-op we strive to reduce food waste in every way we can. When our Prepared Foods Department makes our kale salads, they take all of the kale stems to the Beverage Bar for juicing. When our Produce Department has fruits and veggies that are perfectly good for eating but not salable for one […]

Continue Reading

Delightfully Healthy! Strawberries & Pizza!?!

Tasting Friday, 5/05, 5:00 -6:30pm Strawberries Imagine yourself wandering through a field of knee high bushes, basket in hand, searching for the small glimmer of red in the wide expanse of green leaves. Ah ha! A strawberry! You pick it and place it in the basket with the other beautifully bright strawberries. The sun is […]

Continue Reading