Alternative Thinking: Events at the Co-op to Creatively Think Outside of the Box

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

In-store Events

First Friday February 4th, 4 to 6pm

Join us for a special First Friday event! Jennifer Mandarino will be here to offer henna painting for a small fee (proceeds to go towards local humane shelter). Enjoy food samples from Judi and cheese demo near our cheese case! Don’t forget to enter to win a free raffle and get a 5% discount on purchases from 4-6pm!

Member Tour Friday, February 10th, 5pm

winter-at-the-co-opWant to know more about your local Co-op? This workshop will give you a chance to see the ins-and-outs of UVFC. Take a deeper look into our building and facilities. Learn more about our various departments. Find out how we strive to decrease the gap between consumers and anonymous food. Get an opportunity to ask questions along the way! These tours Free and are open to our members, or any individual considering membership at the Upper Valley Food Co-op. Registration required with workshop max set at six participants. Register in-store at the Co-op, or call 295-5804; or email

Game Night Friday, February 10th, 5 to 7pm

Join us for our monthly Game Night event upstairs at the Co-op! Play a round of Co-opoly, Scrabble, Pictionary, or play your favorite card game. Feel free to bring your own game to share! Light refreshments provided! Age 18+. Please call ahead in the event of inclement weather.

Cheese Pairing w/ Jason Mills  Saturday, February 11th, 6pm

img_1291Join us for an evening of Cheese. During this class we will explore the different types of cheese, scrape the surface of some pairing options and then of course, we will indulge. Spruce up your entertaining abilities before the holiday party and discover your new favorite cheese. We hope this class will excite you and act as a steppingstone into the endless options of cheese pairing. This workshop is $10 for members or $15 for non-members and open to the Upper  Valley  Community.  Registration required. Register  in-store  at  the  Co-op’s  front-end,  or  call  295-5804;  or email Registration needs to meet a 5 person minimum to hold the workshop

The Power in Your Hands  Wednesday, February 1st, February 15th, and March 1st 10am-noon

heart-handsJoin Frances McManus in this workshop series to practice healing through your hands. Discover and Experience Yoga for your hands, in this 3 part class. Registration required. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Members $15, Non-members $20 (price is for all three lessons, ask us for a pro-rated rate to take the last two classes, late registraitions are dependant on spaces available) Workshop continues on Wednesdays with the same start time: February 15th and March 1st

Creative Living Series: Talkin’ Trash with Olivia Lapierre  Thursday, February 16th, 6pm

img_1434Join Olivia for her second workshop on Zero Waste living. Olivia will delve deeper into the benefits to this sustainable lifestyle and how it can be done with small and simple changes to reduce your footprint. Create your own vegan, waste-free and toxic-free deoderant! Join us for this special event and be inspired to incorporate new sustainable practices in your daily life! Registration required. Follow our Creative Living Series monthly. We hope to see you there!

Member Drive Saturday-Friday, February 18th-24th, allday

Update or sign-up to become a member of the Upper Valley Food Co-op!

Member Mixer, E&O Open House, and Annual Art Show Friday, February 24th, 5-7pm

Enjoy our Member Mixer, Education and Outreach Open House, and Annual Art Show! Meet fellow members or stop by to see why you should become a member to the Upper Valley Food Co-op! Learn more about the Community Center at UVFC and the Education and Outreach department that manages it. Find ways to participate in upcoming programs and take advantage of our community resources, like our Creative Living Series, Sew-op Studio, or Member Library. 

Brain Buzz Wednesday, January 25th, 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!

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