Savor our Seasons: Turnips

By Liza Drew, Keene State College Dietetic Intern Flavorful fact: Turnips and their leafy greens are such a great source of antioxidants that like their other cruciferous cousins they are powerful at preventing cancer. I’ve found that when asking folks about their favorite vegetables, turnips are seldom mentioned — another unappreciated vegetable to join the […]

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First MCM Co-op General Manager Hired!

The Monadnock Community Market (MCM) Co-op is very proud to announce that it has hired its first General Manager, Michael Faber.  Michael has extensive co-op experience and a longstanding connection with the Monadnock Region. He has served as General Manager of Wild Oats Cooperative Market in Williamstown, MA since 2007, and before that was Store […]

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2011 Feast On This Film Festival Runs October 13 – 16

This is the 4th year for Monadnock Farm & Community Connection’s Feast on This Film Festival which features more than a dozen movies highlighting local food and agriculture. MEMBER-OWNERS: Find out how to win two free tickets to the Festival! View the complete schedule of films Highlights include: Progressive dinner starting with local beer and […]

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YOU ARE INVITED: Annual Meeting & Celebration

First EVER Annual Meeting & Celebration Monadnock Community Market Co-op Saturday, October 15, 1 – 4 p.m. Heberton Hall, 76 Winter Street, Keene The Monadnock Community Market (MCM) Co-op invites you to its first Annual Meeting and Celebration. The event will include an apple pie contest, raffle, games, and opportunities to learn more about the […]

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Apple Pie Contest at First Annual Meeting

Open to MCM Member-Owners who are amateur bakers. Contest Judging Criteria: Overall Appearance: 15 points Crust: color, flavor, texture, “doneness”: 20 points Pie Filling: consistency, “doneness”, moistness, flavor: 25 points Overall Flavor: 30 points Creativity: 10 points Judges: Kristin’s Bakery Aubrey Saxton, Merrymeeting Farm Peter Howe, Peter’s Pies Contest Rules: Only one pie may be […]

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Savor our Seasons: Pumpkins & Other Winter Squashes

By Liza Drew, Keene State College Dietetic Intern Flavorful Fact: Do you remember the canned pumpkin shortage a couple years ago? It turns out that Illinois, which grows about 95% of America’s canned pumpkin had too much rain and not enough sun, destroying a year’s worth of pumpkin crops. Pumpkin demand has also increased due […]

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Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Tired of pumpkin pie? Try this comforting dessert instead this fall. Ingredients: 1 cup pureed pumpkin or other winter squash ½ cup maple syrup 2 cups whole milk 3 eggs ¼ tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp ground ginger ¼ tsp ground nutmeg 1 tsp vanilla extract 4 cups cubed bread, homemade cinnamon bread […]

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Curried Pumpkin Stew

This recipe couldn’t be easier. The pumpkin melts into the curry making a sweet sauce perfect to serve over brown rice. Ingredients: 2 cups cubed pumpkin or other winter squash 1 large onion, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 4 carrots, peeled and diced 1 ½ cups frozen peas 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs 2 tbsp […]

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