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Open Farm Week!

Did you know that it’s Open Farm Week? The Upper Valley Food Co-op is celebrating by collaborating with Free Verse Farm in Chelsea, Vermont. On August 8th, tour their farm from 10am to 1pm. Get the event details and directions. Sign up with Chris at the Upper Valley Food Co-op!

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On our shelves: Meat Alternatives

Looking for Protein If you’re thinking about going meatless, you’ll also need to think about making sure you get enough protein. A great meatless source of protein is seeds. Not just the small seeds that probably come to mind; Beans are also seeds, including soybeans and lentils. They are the part of the plant that […]

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On our shelves: Cheese Alternatives

Cheese Alternatives Whether you’re vegan or lactose intolerant, there are plenty of reasons to avoid cheese. But maybe you miss that gooey taste? Here are a few alternative cheeses you can try out!   Soy Cheese Soy Kaas In 1981, Richard and Joycelyn McIntyre were making tofu out of their kitchen in Florida. The product […]

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Food Independence

What is food independence? Food independence is the ability to provide food for oneself and our community. On a basic level, this would mean growing food in a garden to supply most of your own vegetables. It might also entail growing and saving your own seed or trading with neighbors who have grown their own seed. If you eat meat that […]

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We have Garden Workshops and Farm Tour

Looking to get your hands dirty? Join us for some garden workshops!  Composting June 27th, 2 to 4pm Karen Ganey of Permaculture Solutions will lead a discussion and tutorial on putting together a compost system that works for you. This is a FREE workshop open to the Upper Valley Community. Farm Tour: Solstice Seeds & Heartland […]

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The Board Visits Spring Brook Farm

by Kerry Rosenthal On the morning of June 2nd, four members of the UVFC board of directors visited Spring Brook Farm in Reading, VT. Our group also included the four home-schooled children of board member Charlotte Hultquist. We were warmly greeted by Tatiana Werner-McCarthy who started their tour with a view of the cheese making […]

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Smoothie Program Coming in July!

Smoothie Program Coming in July! Submission Deadline: June 20! For the month of July we will sample your favorite recipes. Look for demos in store, two to three times each week (Tuesdays, Fridays or Saturdays). We’ll start sampling on July 3rd. Come back to our First Friday event in August to taste the best of […]

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Gluten-free Supplements

Trying to avoid gluten can take a lot of options off your plate. It can also affect which medications and supplements you can take. So here’s a list of a few of the gluten-free supplements we carry here at the Upper Valley Food Co-op. Orgain: Organic Protein Orgain was founded in 2008 by Andrew Abraham, […]

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