Recently stories on the Keep the Soil in Organic movement have been happening not only locally but nationally. Don’t worry if you haven’t seen any of the stories, you can do a quick catch up, just check out the links below: • http://coopnews.coop/farmers-consumers-rally-save-organic/ • http://coopnews.coop/whoriskey/ • http://coopnews.coop/should-hydroponic-produce-be-certified-organic/ On Wednesday, November 1, the National Organic Standards […]
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I vividly recall the dawn of my love for skin and beauty products. It was a Christmas long ago, perhaps I was 5 years old or so. The twinkling lights of the tree were glowing in the dark, early morning hours as we (my 2 younger brothers, mom, dad & I) sat around the living […]
Recently Monadnock Food Co-op’s Dairy Buyer, Caleb, took a tour of Haynes Dairy, a member of the Organic Valley cooperative, arranged by the Neighboring Food Co-op Association! Dairy farmer John Haynes, one of eight siblings, is the only sibling who stayed on the farm with his father. John claims that he has spent “half of […]
Using only high quality organic herbs and organic (naturally gluten-free) cane alcohol for extraction, this Burlington, Vermont based company creates their entire line of Urban Moonshine herbal medicinals with a deep commitment to environmental and social responsibility, working in partnership with local and small farmers.
Spring is turning toward summer, even as I write. The sun is high in the sky and the temperatures are warming up, encouraging outdoor gathering and good cheer after a long, long, long (I think you get my point) winter. I find myself, once again, getting reacquainted with my grill and (occasionally) reaching for an […]
A friend recently told me about a conversation in which a man was lamenting the “fact” that the only organization currently watching for, verifying, and certifying foods to be free of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is the Non-GMO Project. She was distraught by this because, while many of us are actively working toward securing the […]
Pure 7 Chocolate is a line of unique chocolate bars new to Monadnock Food Co-op. With a goal of creating “the healthiest, most pure and delicious chocolate ever,” the two founders of the company experimented until they came up with a product that they were proud of. What sets this chocolate apart from the others? […]