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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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Seeing with New Eyes a Photography Workshop with Carla Kimball

On Saturday, July 16th, from 10-4pm, join Carla Kimball at Open Door to take part in her photography workshop. Get a chance to learn more about Carla’s workshop, Seeing with New Eyes: A contemplative approach to photography, by stopping by the Co-op on Nature Photography Day June 15th. Check out our display featuring a selection of her photographs, information […]

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Eat Your Veggies Day at the Co-op!

Come to the Co-op next Friday, June 17th to celebrate Eat Your Veggies Day!  Bring the kiddos for an afternoon of celebrating vegetables. Get a chance to sample a variety of veggies noon-2pm. Learn how Vermont Harvest of the Month can be used as a tool for education and a guide to eating locally or in […]

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Local Farm Focus: Killdeer

Killdeer Farm which is just up the road in Norwich, Vermont is a wonderful organic farm. They supply Upper Valley Food Co-op with fabulous seasonal produce. Here’s a bit about their CSA from their website. Also find them on Facebook! Our customers are a diverse bunch, but we know a few things about all of […]

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Co-op History: Find Out More About Our Business Partners

NCG: National Cooperative Grocers About Us National Co+op Grocers (NCG) is a business services cooperative for retail food co-ops located throughout the United States. We represent 150 food co-ops operating over 200 stores in 38 states with combined annual sales of nearly $2 billion and over 1.3 million consumer-owners. NCG helps unify natural food co-ops in order to optimize […]

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Ice Tea Day!

Ice Tea Day is right around the corner! Celebrate Ice Tea Day Friday, June 10th, at  the Co-op! Enjoy a sampling of homemade Ice Tea beverages, in the afternoon, from noon-2pm. Later on, try some Honest Tea samples at our demo station, from 4-6pm. Enter to win a free Ice Tea raffle and pick up some […]

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Classes at the Sew-op

Basic Sewing for Kids Saturday, June 11th, from 1-4pm A one-time session on basic sewing where kids can learn how to set up and use a sewing machine. Students will create a simple project while getting practice on using a sewing machine. Safety lessons are also tied into the class. Registration required: $25 for members, […]

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