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June First Friday is also Doughnut Day

Get excited for our June First Friday! In the afternoon Kye will be sampling some of her famous homemade doughnuts in celebration of Doughnut Day and our upcoming 40th Anniversary Picnic! Come and get them while they last! Later on, from 4-6pm, enjoy music from David Engels and Eric Jensen. Sample some cheese and try […]

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Photo courtesy of Marylyn Peyden.

Hamburger Day!

It’s Hamburger Day tomorrow! We hope you celebrate by firing up your grill and making your favorite burger recipe! At the Co-op we carry three options for local ground beef with all three being hormone and antibiotic free. You can choose from Black Watch, Shire Beef, or Maple Lane farms. Black Watch Farm raises grass fed, […]

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Sunscreen and Skin Care

It’s Sunscreen day next Friday, and to embrace this day of protecting your skin, the Co-op will be featuring a sunscreen product demo in the afternoon, followed by some make-your-own skin care recipes from 4-6pm. Find both of these demos located next to our cheese case on May 27th. If you can’t make it, the Co-op caries […]

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Learning to Pair Cheese

Here at the Upper Valley Food Co-op we strive to provide you with our best knowledge concerning food resourcing, quality of product, and fun ways to prepare your food for consumption. Recently we have started offering lessons in Cheese Pairing. During the winter, our original classes focused on the cheese board and starter meals for […]

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Open Studio Weekend in Vermont!

24th SPRING OPEN STUDIO WEEKEND May 28 & 29!  A Look Behind the Scenes at Studios of Artisans Across Vermont It must be Open Studio Weekend when bright yellow signs appear along Vermont’s roads over Memorial Day weekend, guiding visitors to studios of craftspeople and fine artists across Vermont during the 2016 Open Studio Tour on May 28 […]

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Save the Date: Storewide Scavenger Hunt!

May 24th is National Scavenger Hunt Day! We decided to celebrate by creating our own seek and find. Bring the kiddos and tour the store to enter to win a $25 gift certificate. Simply complete the scavenger hunt located at the front end. Turn in your answers between May 24th-June 20th and qualify for this […]

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Co-op History: Roots

The Co-op’s Roots by Kye Cochran The Upper Valley Food Co-op has an interesting history with roots all over the Upper Valley.  Activists in the early ’70’s were unable to get bulk foods, so they started a small store on West Lebanon’s Main Street that they called ‘The Do-it Store’, with its motto over the […]

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Haiku Poetry Day

Today is Haiku Poetry Day! All folks love haiku Simple, poignant, short and quick Easy to swallow We asked you to submit haikus as “an Ode to Farmers.” Here are the contest winners’ haikus. Enjoy! Jessica Bansbach A string of bluebell  Grows through and out a fence, an unusual stitch   Nancy Cardenuto Dew freshly […]

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