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March Cave to Co-op and Farm Focus Cheese

Cave to Co-op and Farm Focus are both monthly highlights of local or regional cheese makers. Every month we participate in a specialty program to offer a variety of cheeses on sale to help shed more light on our wonderful selection of cheese artisans. Chin Clip Cow’s Milk Alpine Style Complex Buttery Flavor Beer and […]

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Farm Tour: July 23 at Solstice Seeds & Heartland Farms!

Solstice Seeds 2017 Catalogue

Dear Gardeners and Seed Savers, The following poem hangs by my desk so I am reminded daily, in these troubling times, of the imperative to remember that “though all things differ, all agree.” Windsor Forest — Alexander Pope, 1713 Here hills and vales, the woodland and the plain, Here earth and water seem to strive […]

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Benefits from Community Partnerships

At Upper Valley Food Co-op we recognize there are so many fantastic businesses and organizations in the Upper Valley. This winter, SunCommon has teamed with various co-ops in VT to build incentives to going solar! Local energy, local food. What could be healthier? We have partnered with SunCommon to encourage our members to go solar […]

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October Cave to Co-op and Farm Focus Cheese

The October Cave to Co-op option is a unique Gouda created by Shadagee farmstead in Craftsbury Vermont. Titled, Vermont Artisan Gouda, this cow’s milk cheese is sweet and creamy in taste. Enjoy this cheese in several different recipes on the Neighboring Food Co-op’s webpage!  This months Farm Focus is Kunik from Nettle Meadow Farm. Kunik is a semi-aged […]

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Open Farm Week!

Did you know that it’s Open Farm Week from Monday, August 15 through Sunday, August 21? Upper Valley Food Co-op is teaming with Free Verse Farm in Chelsea, Vermont.   Meet Misha Johnson and Taylor Katz of Free Verse Farm, a small community farm in Vermont specializing in naturally-grown tisanes (herbal teas), culinary herbs, medicinal plants […]

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Community & Farm Focus: Hartland Jazz Fest! & Lazy Lady Farm

Saturday, June 18th is International Picnic Day! We have loads of items for your picnicking pleasure. In our Cheese Case you will find a selection of Lazy Lady Cheeses. We love this cheese not only because of the flavor but because of Laini Fondilier’s farming practices and ethical choices. From her website: Farming Practices We produce […]

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Local Farm Focus: Killdeer

Killdeer Farm which is just up the road in Norwich, Vermont is a wonderful organic farm. They supply Upper Valley Food Co-op with fabulous seasonal produce. Here’s a bit about their CSA from their website. Also find them on Facebook! Our customers are a diverse bunch, but we know a few things about all of […]

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Co-op History: Find Out More About Our Business Partners

NCG: National Cooperative Grocers About Us National Co+op Grocers (NCG) is a business services cooperative for retail food co-ops located throughout the United States. We represent 150 food co-ops operating over 200 stores in 38 states with combined annual sales of nearly $2 billion and over 1.3 million consumer-owners. NCG helps unify natural food co-ops in order to optimize […]

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