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Run for our Board of Directors!

Have you thought about becoming a Co-op board member?

  The deadline for this year’s applications is coming up on August 8th!  Why might you like to become a board member?  You would be able to: Serve the Co-op and help plan its future direction. Learn about co-operatives, food systems, local resilience  and related topics, and about how we can better serve the community. […]

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New Products Perfect for Summertime Meals!

During those hot and humid days many of us would rather not use our kitchen ovens. Keep your stove turned off in the hot weather with the help of these new food options: Make your favorite turkey sandwich with pre-sliced turkey from Waterhill Naturals and Organics. This sandwich meat is organic and is free from […]

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How to Read a Sunscreen Label

written by Beth Williams UVFC’s Head of Health and Body Care Now that summer is upon us, it is a good time to brush up on sunscreen basics. Here are explanations of key terms appearing on sunscreen labels that you should understand when selecting a product. Broad Spectrum: It’s essential for your sunscreen to offer […]

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July’s Cave to Co-op and Farm Focus Cheese

Our Cave to Co-op offering is Grafton Organic Clothbound Cheddar. Grafton Village Cheese company started out as a cooperative to support local dairy farmers while continuing the tradition of Vermont Cheese making. This cheddar is made with hormone free cow’s milk, wrapped in cheese cloth, and aged in Grafton’s cheese cave for over six months. Get […]

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July Events at the Co-op

In-store Events UVFC Closed for Independence Day Monday, July 4th. UVFC Board Meeting  Tuesday, July 26th, 6pm. Open to all Co-op members. Member Library The 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 […]

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July Sew-op Events

Sew-op: To serve as an educational hub for community members of all ages to learn fiber crafts, donate and repurpose gently used materials, and empower people through skill building. Registration is required for all classes. Adult Sew-op Open Hours is the only exclusion to registration. Cost: $20 fee for members, $25 non-members, $30 parent/child or sibling team, unless […]

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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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