Alternative Health: Workshops on Healthy Living and More Events at the Co-op

Upper Valley Food Co-op: Fostering Community Connections as a Trusted Food Resource

In-store Events

The Power in Your Hands  WednesdayMarch 1st, 10am-noon

heart-handsJoin Frances McManus in the last workshop of this series to practice healing through your hands. Discover and Experience Yoga for your hands. This class will focus on Strengthening and Opening the Heart with your hands. Registration required. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Members $15, Non-members $20 (price is for all three lessons, ask us for a pro-rated fee to take the last class, late registrations are dependent on spaces available).

First Friday March 3rd, 4 to 6pm

Kick off your First Friday with us! Enjoy tunes from our guest Musician Kerry Rosenthal and Friends. They will be back in-store for a jam session. Judi will be here with scrumptious samples and recipes celebrating the changing season. Enjoy an offering of local cheese. Don’t forget to enter our FREE Raffle and get 5% off between 4-6pm!

Board of Director’s Community Forum: The role Co-ops play in local sustainability Tuesday, March 7th, 6 to 7pm

How does the Upper Valley foster community connections? Upper Valley Food Co-op is hosting a quarterly Community Forum. Join us as we discuss relevant topics in our Co-op Community. Anyone is welcome to attend this community discussion located upstairs in the Co-op’s classroom. Light refreshments will be offered.

Creative Living Workshop: Introduction to Homeopathy Thursday, March 16th, 6pm-7pm 

Have you ever wondered what are in those homeopathic remedies with the strange names and how they are made? Classical Homeopath, Mary Bryant, will explain how homeopathy works in the body to restore health and the differences between homeopathy, conventional medicine and herbs. All three have a place and time to be used and can often complement each other. Many who seek out safe, gentle and inexpensive home care for a first response to acute situations can be self-taught. Registration Required. Register in-store at the Co-op, or call 295-5804; or email Suggested $5 donation to support the use of the Co-op’s Classroom.

Chronic Disease Hates Your Guts with Court Vreeland Wednesday, March 22nd, 6pm                     

Join us for an info session on how gastrointestinal care can help prevent chronic health problems like heart   disease, diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and more. Local practitioner Court Vreeland will discuss how a healthy digestion supports full body health.  Registration Required. Register in-store at the Co-op, or call 295-5804; or email Suggested $5 donation to support the use of the Co-op’s Classroom. Learn more about Dr. Vreeland and his practice at

Brain Buzz Wednesday, March 29th, 6pm

Follow VINS on their Facebook page to find their latest updates on the next Brain Buzz event.

UVFC Board Meeting Tuesday, February 28th, 6pm. Open to all Co-op members.

Member Library

Member Library with SignThe Member Library is a collection of donated and gathered books and DVDs on topics related to Food and Alternative Living. It is located upstairs in the Classroom. The Library is open to the Upper Valley community during Library Open Hours. Visitors are welcome to sit and enjoy the books, and Library members may check out books. Talk to the Librarian on staff during open hours to find out how to become a Library member. Look at our open hours schedule to find a time that works best for you!

Community Events

Grow It! Statewide Garden Leader Workshops with Vermont Community Garden Network

Join community and school garden leaders from around your region for this unique training series. Learn strategies to boost your garden programs, share stories and ideas, and celebrate this growing movement! Workshops take place around the state in the spring and fall each year, and are presented by VCGN in partnership with local garden partners and regional garden expert, Charlie Nardozzi. Follow this link to find all six offerings of this workshop and learn how to register for the workshop closest to you! 

Green Mountain Fiber Festival: Knitting Retreat & Fiber Festival
Comfort Inn and Hotel Coolidge
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, March 17-19

Join us March 17-19, 2017 at the Hotel Coolidge for the Fiber Festival and at the Comfort Inn for the Knitting Retreat. Come stay with us for the weekend and enjoy endless knitting and visiting. Meet and Greet on Saturday night, or Sunday Brunch, $17, email to sign-up for the dinner or brunch. Limited seating.

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