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UVFC Celebrates International Co-op Day

~ Highlights the Role of Co-ops in Sustainability White River Junction – On Saturday, July 2nd, co-ops in our community and around the world will be celebrating the International Day of Co-operatives, joining the United Nations (UN) and the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) in a commemoration that began in 1923.  This year’s theme, “Co-operatives: The Power […]

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Service Projects through the Sew-op

Sew-op Mission Statement: 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 skillbuilding.  The Sew-op Studio is open to fiber crafters of any sort and supports any fiber medium at a any skill level. We are a community […]

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Anniversary Picnic Collage

Guests at our Anniversary Picnic

Our 40th Anniversary Celebration wouldn’t be as special without the partnership with community organizations or businesses like SunCommon and The Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS). SunCommon frequently tables at the Co-op to spread their goal of making Solar Energy more accessible for Vermonters through education and financial assistance. They will be bringing their bouncy house […]

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Sustainable Resource Gem

Today is the Summer Solstice one of the longest days of the year with the most sunshine. The least likely place you would want to be is inside at our Member Library. However, this room is air-conditioned and the perfect place to relax during a hot summer day. Housed upstairs in the Co-op’s Classroom is […]

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Save the Date! You are invited to our Picnic. Noon to 2pm!

Celebrate at our 40th Anniversary Picnic!

Join us in celebration of our 40th Anniversary on Saturday, June 25th, from noon-2pm! We’ll have a bouncy house from SunCommon, balloons, face painting, juggler, bean bag toss, and chalk. Enjoy creative projects from our Sew-op. VINS will be there with a raptor and fun activities. Plenty of free food like burgers (including black bean burgers), […]

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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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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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Today is Flag Day!

On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14. Many Americans celebrate Flag Day by displaying the Red, White and Blue in front of homes and businesses. The day commemorates the adoption of the Stars and Stripes as the official flag of the United States which […]

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