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Equal Exchange: Empowering Small Growers

While building a strong local food system and improving the local economy are cornerstones of Monadnock Food Co-op’s mission, Equal Exchange (EE) takes a different, but nonetheless awe-inspiring, approach to supporting and empowering small growers — primarily in the tropical regions of our home planet (predominantly from the Equator north to the Tropic of Cancer […]

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9 Fantastic Recipes to Inspire You to “Eat Food”

We recently screened the Michael Pollan documentary “In Defense of Food” based on his bestselling book of the same title. Pollan distills his advice down to three simple tenets: “Eat Food. Not too much. Mostly Plants.” Eat Food: simple, yet profound advice, particularly in today’s “food” landscape, dominated by industrial food producers and lots and […]

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For the Love of My Slow Cooker

I know I am not the only one who comes home from work at the end of the day and dreads the question “what’s for dinner?” I mean, seriously, I’ve just used a good portion of my brain power at work and now you want me to figure out a meal too? Over the years, I’ve tried various methods for coping with the dinner question – weekly menus, batch prepping, tantrums – to name a few.
Given this, I’ve been learning to love my slow cooker more.

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