Plastics have become a hot topic. Unfortunately, in recent years, plastic recycling markets have become more limited in their options even with the growing awareness of plastics ending up in our oceans and impacting wildlife and the health of our planet. In fact, it was the picture of a turtle with a plastic straw in […]
Archive | December, 2018
It’s that time of year when we not only reflect on the past but also the future. The board at the Monadnock Food Co-op is doing the same. It’s the time of year that we sit and reflect on the year’s sales, new member growth, and community events but also on what is coming to […]
You’ve probably heard about the California Gold Rush of 1849 when prospectors flocked to the West Coast to seek their fortune in gold from the California hills. What you might not have heard is that gold wasn’t the only yellow thing they wanted. Lemons were a hot commodity for miners at that time because of […]
Simplify mealtime with vegetables and marinated chicken, roasted to perfection.
Looking back on Monadnock Buy Local’s accomplishments (like nurturing Plaid Friday in our region), while looking forward to what is happening in the local economy movement has me thinking — is it time to move away from traditional nonprofits and towards different types of business models to support this work? Enter the Fourth Sector Economy.
Monadnock Food Co-op is now a League of American Bicyclists recognized Bronze Bicycle Friendly Business SM. On Wednesday, the co-op joined a cutting-edge group of over 1,300 local businesses, government agencies, and Fortune 500 companies across the United States that are transforming the American workplace. “Business owners and employers across the country are looking for […]
Maybe this is the year your best friend went all KonMari and is aggressively decluttering, or you drew the mysterious office introvert in your company’s gift exchange, or you’re stumped about what to get the millennial in your life. Everyone struggles with finding the perfect gift from time to time but your food co-op can […]
This is my first newsletter article as President of the Board of the Monadnock Food Co-op. I am excited to do my part in leading this amazing organization into its next chapter, along with the other 8 members of the Board and the over 3,000+ owner-members. Someone asked me recently, “How does the Board of […]
Our Cave to Co-op cheese for December 2018 is TWIG TOMME from Twig Farm in West Cornwall, Vermont. 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 […]