Co-op Building Update

Dear Member-Owners & Co-op Fans: Many of you have asked for details about our upcoming ground breaking celebration and when construction of the Monadnock Community Market Co-op building will begin.  We can’t wait to get started either! As the Monadnock Community Market Co-op finishes up the design process for the store, we have come to […]

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MCM Co-op’s Website 2011 in Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 16,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that many […]

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Chocolate Tart with Candied Cranberries

Ingredients: crust 1 2/3 cups all purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 3 tablespoons (about) ice water 1 large egg yolk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract filling 1/2 cup whipping cream 8 ounces bittersweet (not unsweetened) or semisweet chocolate, chopped 3 tablespoons […]

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Crunchy Carrot and Cranberry Salad

Ingredients: 4 cups peeled and grated carrots 2/3 cup dried sweetened cranberries ½ cup toasted slivered almonds ¼ cup rice wine vinegar ¼ cup walnut oil (other oil is fine too) 1 tbsp honey 2 tbsp finely grated fresh ginger Salt and Pepper Method: Toss carrots with dried cranberries. In a small bowl, whisk vinegar, […]

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Savor Our Seasons: Cranberries

By Liza Drew, Keene State College Dietetic Intern Flavorful Fact: Though they may be small, cranberries are bursting with health benefits. Cranberries are often water-harvested, meaning that the bog is flooded so that the cranberries float to the surface for easier collection. Recently, studies have found that water-harvested cranberries contain more antioxidants because exposure to […]

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Send a Farm to Washington

By Erbin Crowell, NFCA Executive Director, and Annie Cheatham, NEFU President Congress is making decisions about your food and our farms. The Neighboring Food Co-op Association (NFCA) is partnering with the New England Farmers Union (NEFU) to help raise funds to send farmers to Washington to talk to our lawmakers. Several times a year, the […]

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Where’s Bonnie Now? Membership & Outreach Coordinator with NFCA

On October 17, Bonnie Hudspeth, former Project Manager at Monadnock Community Market Co-op, started her position as Membership & Outreach Coordinator with the Neighboring Food Co-op Association (NFCA).  Bonnie is thrilled to join the NFCA: Our Co-op movement has a rich history of accomplishing extraordinary feats through collaboration, and what gets me so excited about […]

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Help the Co-op Grow: Become Our Volunteer Coordinator

Looking for a great way to give back – and help us engage more people in the creation of our Co-op?  Consider becoming the MCM Co-op’s Volunteer Coordinator.  Contact us if you are interested. Please pass this volunteer position on to anyone who might be interested.  Thank you! Title: Volunteer Coordinator (Volunteer Position) Purpose: Recruits, […]

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2nd Annual CANstruction Gala Event

CANstruction, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that holds annual design and build competitions to construct fantastic, giant sized, structures made entirely out of canned food. In each city after the structures are built and the winners declared the creations go on view to the general public as giant art exhibits. At the close […]

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Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Turnips and Pears

Ingredients: 3 lbs potatoes, peeled and diced 2 lbs turnips, peeled and diced 6 bosc pears, peeled quartered and cored ¼ cup honey 3 tbsp lemon juice 6 tbsp butter ½ cup plain yogurt Salt and Pepper Method: Preheat oven to 350º F. Melt 2 tbsp of butter and mix with the honey and lemon […]

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