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October is Co-op Month

This October, the Monadnock Food Co-op joins with over 40,000 co-ops and credit unions across the United States in celebrating Co-op Month, observed nationally since 1964. This year’s theme “By the Community, For the Community” promotes how co-operative enterprises empower people to work together to meet their needs and build stronger communities. Across the Northeast, […]

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Building Up: Local Living Economy Building Blocks

Originally published in the Monadnock Shopper News Help The Local Crowd (TLC) Monadnock, a community-based crowdfunding program, decide which Local Living Economy building blocks to focus on in 2019.  We will focus on recruiting projects working on innovations in these building blocks and will also provide these projects with extra support to run successful crowdfunding […]

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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 $19.6 billion on Valentine’s Day.  Imagine if we shifted some of that spending […]

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Please Vote with Your Dollars: The Local Crowd Monadnock

Originally published in the Monadnock Shopper News Great news!  The Local Crowd Monadnock (TLC Monadnock), a community-based crowdfunding platform, will extend beyond its pilot phase.  While TLC Monadnock will continue to host crowdfunding campaigns based in Keene and seven other towns in the region, the question that we’re asking our community right now is: Should […]

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