Delightfully Healthy: Healthy New Year!

Tasting Friday, 1/11, 6:00 – 7:30pm Kale Salad with Fried Tofu & Lemon Ginger Dressing Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Avocado Happy New Year co-op shoppers! This week we are highlighting some healthy whole food choices to start 2019 off right. This week at the co-op there are sales on kale, sweet potatoes, avocados, firm tofu, […]

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Cooking for Fido and Felix

Originally published in Four Legs & A Tail Back in the day, when there was no manufactured pet food, Fido and Felix ate what their humans ate (or what these pets hunted or scavenged on their own). Some pet owners have opted out of giving their pets manufactured food. Instead, they are preparing a homemade […]

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Equal Exchange Avocados

The avocado has become one of the best selling fruits throughout the United States. One reason for its popularity is its great health benefits. Avocados are a good source of healthy fats, and they contain a significant amount of potassium (heart health). The fruit can be used to make guacamole or to liven up sandwiches […]

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Monadnock Food Co-op Adds Compostable Bags in Produce Department

We recently replaced our plastic produce bags with a more sustainable option made from Mater-Bi, a biodegradable and compostable bioplastic. Instead of offering bags made from petroleum products, the co-op now offers produce bags made from starch, cellulose, and vegetable oils. Customers can compost these bags at the co-op (in the co-op cafe compost bin) […]

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Resolutions & Solutions: Diets

New Year’s Resolution From Stephanie P. – To continue on the Keto diet that I started before Christmas and having success! Inspiration Following a special diet helps you break from your unhealthy eating habits.  One study showed that no matter the diet followed by participants (as long as it was heart-healthy), it resulted in weight […]

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January 2019 Cave to Co-op: Dorset from Consider Bardwell Farm

Our Cave to Co-op cheese for January 2019 is Dorset—Raw Cow Milk Cheese from Consider Bardwell Farm, West Pawlet, Vermont. Spanning the rolling hills of Vermont’s Champlain Valley and easternmost Washington County, New York, 300-acre Consider Bardwell Farm was the first cheese-making co-op in Vermont, founded in 1864 by Consider Stebbins Bardwell himself. A century […]

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Resolutions & Solutions: Plastics

New Year’s Resolution From Bob M. – To stop using all single-use plastics and to encourage all businesses I support to also… Inspiration Bob’s goal, to stop using single-use plastics meant to be used once and then thrown away or recycled, is on the top of our minds, too.  Forty percent of the plastic produced […]

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