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Monadnock Food Co-op Announces Fourth Year of Farm Fund: Supporting Sustainable Local Food Production

Applications Due February 1, 2020 The Monadnock Food Co-op Farm Fund program, in partnership with the Cheshire County Conservation District, is now accepting applications from local farmers. Currently, in its fourth year, the fund has supported nine farms in the Monadnock Region. This year, the Farm Fund will award up to $27,000 to help farms […]

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Shop Indie Local

From November 1st to December 31st each year, we work extra hard to ensure your spending matches the community values you support. To make our “think local first” message stronger, we participate in the Shop Indie Local campaign. This national movement encourages citizens to support job creation and economic growth through their holiday purchases at […]

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Co-op Launches Double Up Food Bucks Program

Making Local Fresh Produce More Accessible The Monadnock Food Co-op recently launched the Double Up Food Bucks program at its full-service grocery store in downtown Keene. This program gives customers enrolled in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) the chance to double their dollars on purchases of fresh produce when they […]

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A Bounty of Local Food System Updates

Originally published in the Monadnock Shopper News Each year, we shine a light on local food, farms and our entire Monadnock Region food system during New Hampshire Eat Local Month, a month-long celebration of our state’s harvest happening each August. This year, the Monadnock Food Co-op teamed up with New Hampshire Food Alliance to coordinate […]

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August is NH Eat Local Month

Throughout the month of August, the Monadnock Food Co-op celebrates New Hampshire Eat Local Month by offering a variety of farm and local food events. Online Scavenger Hunt Have fun and get a chance to win great prizes. Details at nheatlocal.org/hunt. Co-op Farm Tour Monadnock Berries & Granite Roots Brewery August 17 at 10:30am in […]

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The Four-Legged Friends Behind the Co-op’s Products: Thelma of Mayfair Farm

Originally published in Four Legs & A Tail I love shining a light on all the farmers and producers who provide a bounty of local food and other locally made products to our community. In this article, however, I move the spotlight over and down, from the business person to their four-legged friends — the […]

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