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Open Farm Week!

Did you know that it’s Open Farm Week from Monday, August 15 through Sunday, August 21? Upper Valley Food Co-op is teaming with Free Verse Farm in Chelsea, Vermont.   Meet Misha Johnson and Taylor Katz of Free Verse Farm, a small community farm in Vermont specializing in naturally-grown tisanes (herbal teas), culinary herbs, medicinal plants […]

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Birthday Newsletter Available Online!

At long last! Please enjoy our latest community newsletter. In this Birthday Issue you will find discussions from our Board of Directors on the Next 40 Years, Event information and Sew-op Class info. Note the Kids’ Classes we are holding this fall and the lowdown on the staff garden!   For past issues check out […]

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August Cave to Co-op and Farm Focus Cheese

Our Cave to Co-op offering is a favorite to many of our Co-op staff, Harbison, by Jasper Hill Farm’s.  This gooey cheese is made with cow’s milk, surrounded in bark-wrapped bloomy rind, soft creamy center, and aged in 6-13 weeks. Enjoy this spreadable cheese paired with a hearty bread or on top of Jan’s Farmhouse Crackers, Cranberry Pistachio […]

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August Events at the Co-op

In-store Events: First Friday: Meet us at the Farmers’ Market Friday, August 5th, from 4-7pm Find us at the Hartland Farmers’ Market, on the library green (route 5 & 12), AUG 5th, from 4 to 7pm. Join us for kiddo activities, samples & free raffle drawing. Pick up your complimentary coupon worth 5% off purchases in-store. Help […]

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Meet us at the Hartland Farmers’ Market!

August First Friday: Meet us at the Hartland Farmers’ Market Find us at the Hartland Farmers’ Market on the library green (route 5 & 12) AUG 5th  from 4 to 7pm. Join us for kiddo activities, food samples from our friend Judi, & enter to win our free raffle drawing. There’s a rumor we’ll have a child’s […]

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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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Burger Day!

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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