Archive | January, 2020

2020-01-29 Eileen Longe

Eileen’s Got the Beet

Congratulations to Eileen — the latest employee to receive the Monadnock Food Co-op’s “Beet Award.” Eileen greets everyone with a smile and holds a positive attitude throughout her workday, even when the work gets messy.  As our Custodian, much of the work she does goes on behind-the-scenes and may go largely unnoticed.  However, our Mystery […]

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Community Supported Enterprises

Originally published in the Monadnock Shopper News It’s been seven years since I first wrote about Community Supported Enterprises (CSE), where individuals contribute money to a business and receive products or services — for themselves or their community — sometime in the future.  It’s time to dust off that article and highlight some new CSE […]

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Show Your Local Love This Valentine’s Day

Originally Published in the Monadnock Shopper News This Valentine’s Day show your “local love” — love for your sweetie and your whole community — by purchasing gifts (or gift-making supplies) and meals (or ingredients) at locally owned businesses.   Last year, Americans spent $20.7 billion on Valentine’s Day.  Imagine if we shifted some of that spending […]

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SOUPer Bowl VII Recipes

Here are the recipes from our SOUPer Bowl VII. The winner this year is Fire-Roasted Jalapeno Butternut Bisque from the Prepared Food Department. We received 256 ballots during our SOUPer Bowl VII Party! “Game” Day Chili Meat & Seafood Department Servings: 8 Ingredients 2 lbs Ground Bison 2 lbs Ground Elk 2 Onions, diced 2 […]

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Staff Picks! January 2020

BLAKE HILL PRESERVES Strawberry with Vanilla Take your favorite cracker, smear a nice dollop of this strawberry jam, add cheddar cheese on top—pure deliciousness. It’s made for pairing with cheese but would be equally good on your morning buttered toast. —Chris C.   HIGH MEADOWS FARM Black Garlic The flavor of black garlic is really […]

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Ask Addie: Why Do I Crave Sugar and Salt?

Reposted with permission from Mama Sezz Addie Dulaney Majnaric is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Licensed Dietitian.  Each week Addie answers nutrition questions. Q: Why do I crave sweets and salty snacks? Cravings often come up when we are not getting the proper nutrients in our diet. Our body then sends us signals that “Hey, […]

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Thank You! Over $5K Donated to The Community Kitchen

Last month, Monadnock Food Co-op shoppers collectively donated $5,405.70 to The Community Kitchen based in Keene. The Monadnock Food Co-op collected these donations during their month-long “Round It Up” donation drive in December. Customers rounded up their purchases to donate their change. “Thanks to all the hundreds of Monadnock Food Co-op customers who rounded up this […]

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Resolutions & Solutions: Cut Out Sugar

 New Year’s Resolution From Francheska – Give up sugar or at least cut most of it out! Inspiration Each year, Sharon Rousmaniere CHC offers her How to Break the Sugar Habit Workshop — and it always fills up fast!  We hope to offer this workshop again this year.  So, stay tuned! Until we offer […]

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