The Next Forty Years

Article from the upcoming Spring Newsletter by Rachel Obbard, Cat Buxton and Kye Cochran, Board Members The Upper Valley Food Co-op was born in 1976, a time when the people who formed co-ops were looking for foods that they couldn’t find and a sense of community in a rapidly changing world. Now, 40 years later, we are […]

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Save the Date! You are invited to our Picnic. Noon to 2pm!

Community Forum: History

Thursday May 5th @6pm upstairs in the Classroom                   Listen and share stories about our Co-op History. Participate in a photo sleuthing activity, identifying individuals in pictures, and help create fun captions as a community project! Participate in art projects to help celebrate our 40th Anniversary June 25th! […]

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May Classes at the Sew-op

Sew-op Open House: Making Parent’s Day Cards Friday, May 6th, 3-6pm Visit the Sew-op during this Open House event upstairs in the studio. With Mother’s Day around the corner and Father’s Day the following month, bring the kiddos along to create their own card, or make one for your parents or loved one! All materials […]

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May Events at the Co-op

In-store Events Community Forum: History Thursday, May 5th, 6pm Listen and share stories from our Co-op History. Participate in a photo sleuthing activity, identifying individuals in pictures, and help create fun captions as a community project! Participate in art projects to help celebrate our 40th Anniversary June 25th! First Friday May 6th, 3 to 6pm Kick off your First […]

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Attention! Important Notice of Changes!

As many of you may have noticed, we have recently installed new check-out stands to our front end. In addition to the new stands, we will be installing new registers, and switching to a new point of sales system (POS). During this transition there will be a learning curve for all Co-op staff, in all departments, […]

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Reminder: Earth Day Art Show & Talk

Here’s a sneak peak of a group piece that will be in the show. Second graders from  Dothan Brook School collaborated on this work titled, It Takes a Village. Come out April 22 and mingle with your co-op community while sipping cider and snacking in a room full of fabulous fiber art! Our Earth Day […]

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Spring UV Clothing Swap in May!

While you’re reorganizing your closet for spring, remember the spring-summer Upper Valley Community Clothing Swap, which will take place May 14-15 at the Bugbee Senior Center in White River Junction. Spread the word! Please set aside the good clothes that no longer suit you and your family—they will suit someone else! On Saturday May 14, […]

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Green Thumbs at Work Garden Grant Winners Announced

BURLINGTON – The Vermont Department of Health and Vermont Community Garden Network have awarded 10 food garden grants to small businesses and organizations around the state. The Green Thumbs at Work garden grant winners are Abel’s Homestead Design, LLC in Hyde Park, ARIS Solutions in White River Junction, Community Restorative Justice Center in St. Johnsbury, […]

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Celebrating Our Community Garden and Local Farmers!

It’s National Garden Month! In observation of this monthly recognition we would like to highlight our Community Garden and our partnership with local farmers. The White River Community Garden aims to be a nurturing place for individuals and families regardless of age, race, class, gender, and ability. It is a place where the community can grow […]

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April Cave to Co-op and Farm Focus Cheese

This month’s Cave to Co-op cheese is a delightful sheep cheese, Simply Sheep from Nettle Meadow Farm, with a rich but smooth flavor. This cheese tastes great on it’s own but also pairs well with a variety of other food items.  Nettle Meadow Farm is a local food supplier located in New York that raises goats, sheep, and […]

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