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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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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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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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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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