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Northeast Organic Family Farm Partnership at the Co-op

December 10, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join Northeast Organic Family Farm Partnership at the Co-op on Saturday, December 10 from 11 – 2 pm!

About Northeast Organic Family Farm Partnership:

“This partnership was created to encourage ALL stakeholders in the food system—consumers, retailers, and vendors—to support and safeguard our region’s organic family farmers.

The stunningly simple secret to our modern food system is that “consumers rule.” Grocers, restaurants, cafeterias, and even online retailers always try to obtain and sell whatever products we consumers seek. So, when large numbers of consumers demand increased availability of certified organic products from northeast family farms, retailers and vendors will work hard to offer those products.

Your pledge to purchase one-quarter of your weekly dairy items from the brands that buy their milk from northeast organic family farms sends a clear signal to food outlets that you want them to prioritize these farmers’ products.”

Why Organic Family Farms Matter

(And why this partnership was created)

Family farms reconnect us to the land and each other. They provide our communities with beautiful open spaces, abundant wildlife habitats, and rural charm. We pick fruit in their fields and orchards and pet their cows at county fairs. Family farms remind us where our food comes from—and how good it can taste.

When you pledge to buy the products from our region’s organic family farmers, you are not just helping to keep these farms financially viable. You are supporting true Environmental and Health Heroes. Moreover, you are helping to support a fairer, more stable agricultural market, which keeps thousands of small family farms in business and thriving. In fact, organic milk prices are traditionally more stable than the conventional dairy market, so organic farmers often have an easier job of covering production costs. That means they have a better chance of keeping the lights on at the farm and the cows out in the pasture, where they belong.


December 10, 2022
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Monadnock Food Co-op
34 Cypress Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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