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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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Focusing on the Long Game

What makes Co-ops unique is the way we approach the triple bottom line. When we think about our retail business in the context of nurturing our community we recognize that reciprocity needs to be long term. When we make motions to lessen our impact on the environment it informs our product choices.  We can’t help […]

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The Member Library is Open

The Member Library is Open and you’re invited! What: Our library of over 200 books and 50 dvds on topics including alternative energy, social action, organic gardening, and natural health is one of the best in the Upper Valley. It’s also home to Co-op newsletters, periodicals and other resources. Where: The Member Library is located upstairs […]

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