What are Seeds?

What are seeds? A seed is the start of a new plant. Birds lay eggs, which will hatch into chicks, and plants produce seeds, which will grow into new plants. The seed is made up of three main parts: embryo (the new plant), endosperm (the built-in food supply) and seed coat (the outer covering that […]

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On Our Shelves: Grains, Gluten, and Seeds

GLUTEN-FREE Mary’s Gone Crackers Developing the cracker recipe in my kitchen and experimenting with a wide variety of gluten-free grains, flours, and seeds, connected me to one aspect of life that I love: the bounty of the earth that offers us such a diversity of grains; not just the wheat and corn that so dominates […]

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New Product: H&W Breadworks

H&W Breadworks Strafford, VT Wood fired sourdough and traditional breads baked in a hand-built brick oven in the Vermont woods.   If you make your way down the bread aisle at the Upper Valley Food Co-op you’ll notice a new addition to the shelves. H&W Breadworks is a local bakery that was started by Erik […]

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FREE Gardening Workshops

It’s that time! Do you want to be digging in the dirt? Do you need a space to do so? Do you want to learn more about what to plant where? We are finalizing our lineup of FREE workshops. To register or to find out more information, email info@uppervalleyfood.coop. The Upper Valley Food Co-op is […]

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Would you like to become Super Worker?

It’s that time again when we are changing the seasons. Volunteers who have seen us through the winter are moving on. The tasks available are changing with the weather and we are beginning to hold orientations again. Some of the jobs coming available are: Cleaning in the  bulk department. (You must be able to lift […]

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Samples + Brain Buzz + Music = First Friday!

April 3 First Friday at the Upper Valley Food Co-op 4-6pm Spring Jam! Bring your instruments and some favored tunes for a relaxed jam. Judi will come with recipes and samples of Stuffed Dates,  Vegan Vanilla Cake, Maple Sausage Chili and Lentil Salad. We’ll also have Nuttin’ Ordinary sampling their decadent cashew spread. Don’t forget: […]

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New Maple Syrup Grades

New Grades Come to Vermont For years, Vermont maple syrup has been divided into one of four grades based on color and flavor.  As consumer preference has changed over the past century, so too has the grading system evolved to provide a more accurate description based on consumer preference.  The names of each grade, however, […]

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Did you know…? Dairy Alternatives

Did you know…? DAIRY ALTERNATIVES! There are almost as many dairy alternatives as there are reasons to avoid dairy. But how do you know which to choose? We’ve picked the most common of the dairy alternatives we carry and laid them out for you to compare.   SOYMILK The most popular plant-based milk, soy milk […]

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