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Neighboring Food Co-ops Celebrate Six Years of Co-operation

On March 18th, co-operators from across our region gathered at Greenfield Community College in Greenfield, MA, for the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Neighboring Food Co-op Association (NFCA). The meeting brought together 150 representatives from more than 35 food co-ops, start-up initiatives, and partner organizations, including Upper Valley Food Co-op. Keynote speaker for the day […]

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Traditions are built over time. They change slowly evolving around new variables in our cycles. Traditions become touchstones on which we honor family and friends, places and ideas. They can define our lifestyle and at the same time provide respite from our daily routines. Traditions are a perfect way to give Gratitude. When I was […]

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Birthday Newsletter Available Online!

At long last! Please enjoy our latest community newsletter. In this Birthday Issue you will find discussions from our Board of Directors on the Next 40 Years, Event information and Sew-op Class info. Note the Kids’ Classes we are holding this fall and the lowdown on the staff garden!   For past issues check out […]

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Neighboring Food Co-ops Host CCMA 2016!

Food Co-ops Gather to Disrupt the Future! In June, 420 leaders from over 100 food co-ops across the U.S. gathered at UMASS Amherst for the 60th Annual CCMA, the Consumer Co-operative Management Association. The conference was hosted by the Neighboring Food Co-op Association (NFCA), a federation of 35 food co-ops across our region — including […]

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From the UVFC Store Manager’s Desk

Once upon a time, in a corner of New England known as the Upper Valley, a small group of intrepid visionaries gathered together to solve a dilemma.  Like so many folks in the early 1970’s, the challenge that brought them together centered around a strong desire to have access to whole, minimally-processed food.  They also […]

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Latest Improvements at UVFC

There have been lots of improvements at the co-op over the years. Some big, some small. The most noticeable efforts were in 2013 when we painted the building and put on a new roof. You’ve seen us update our shelving, paint walls, and shift the store layout. Most recently we updated our checkout lanes and […]

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