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Monday November 23rd: FOOD DRIVE!

WE’RE HOSTING A FOOD DRIVE!       WHO? TO BENEFIT THE HAVEN WHAT? PERISHABLE + NON-PERISHABLE WHEN? MONDAY, NOV 23TH|9AM-6PM WHERE? UPPER VALLEY FOOD CO-OP If you are doing your shopping the Monday before Thanksgiving, please consider making a purchase to donate to our annual food drive. All contributions go to the Upper Valley […]

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Soil regeneration and clean water touted as foundation for healthy food at annual Vermont Farm to Plate Gathering

Farm to Plate Network concludes fourth year of work implementing Vermont’s food system plan by exploring connections between the health of soil and water to the long term productivity and sustainability of local food production Montpelier, VT – “Farm in nature’s image” was the takeaway message shared by Ray Archuleta, Conservation Agronomist at the USDA […]

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Make Your own Warming Spices

It is starting to get a lot colder outside! Now is the perfect time to use our spices and stay warm while we hunker down for the winter! We already carry a blend of ready-made pumpkin spice to season with or you can make your own by following the recipes listed below. Blend together these powdered bulk goods and store […]

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Community Makes the Difference

by Kaylyn Bills, HMMS student and Upper Valley Community member What is a localvore, you ask? A localvore is a person who is dedicated to eating food grown and produced locally. In class, we have been learning about the pros and cons of community gardens. During the unit, we read the book Seedfolks and visited […]

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November Events

In-store Events First Friday November 6th, 4 to 6pm               Kick off your First Friday with us! Our guest musician is Kerry Rosenthal and friends. Sample some hot pepper jams from Angry Goat Pepper Company and try some cheese from our cheese demo! Get a chance to meet some members of […]

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Principle 7: Concern for the Community

What this means: Co-operatives work for the sustainable development of their communities through policies approved by their members. How we embrace this principle: Locally Sourced and Produced Products We carry locally sourced and produced products whenever possible. This helps to support the local economy rather than send our buying dollars to companies abroad. This practice […]

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Principle 6: Co-operation among Co-operatives

What this means: Co-operatives serve their members most effectively and strengthen the co-operative movement by working together through local, national, regional and international structures. How we embrace this principle: Friendships with other Kinds of Co-ops Not all co-operatives are Food Stores. A co-operative is a type of business model that can be applied to many […]

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