Food Drive!

Food Drive To benefit Hartford Dismas House   Monday, November 25th   Help get the new Hartford Dismas House’s kitchen stocked by participating in the Co-op’s Food Drive. Non-perishable foods, including bulk items, are needed to get this non-profit transitional home off to a good start. Swing by on Monday. We have a list of […]

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Come meet the Sew-op!

Sew-op Sale! In-store Friday, November 22   ¨ Come meet the Sew-op Instructors from 11am to 7pm. ¨ Pick up a handmade gift item for the holidays! ¨ Proceeds benefit the Sew-op! ¨ Find out more about Sew-op classes and Open Hours opportunities! ¨ Register for upcoming classes!  

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Plastics Recycling101 by Rachel Obbard PhD, Materials Engineer

Our newsletter will be available online shortly. The printed Holiday issue will be available in-store on Saturday, November 16th. In the meantime…wet your whistle with this fantastic article from one of our board members, Rachel Obbard.   Plastics are synthetic resins that are made from polymers plus other chemicals, mostly plasticizers (which make them easier to mold), dyes, and heat […]

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Annual Meeting Highlights

The Annual Meeting was held at the Bugbee Senior Center, our neighbors across the street. Their facility was just what we needed to hold a great party with little fuss. If you didn’t make the meeting, enjoy these snaps of the festivities. Many fine folks attended, including the General Management Team, board members, staff, Superworkers and of […]

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Check out the Fall Issue of our Newsletter!

Here’s an article from the latest newsletter. It was written by our summer community garden intern, Sarah Sincerbeaux. She was a fantastic asset for us. This is the story of three little carrots who met one day on a plate. The first little carrot was fat and straight and bright orange.  He boasted about how […]

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Run for Our Board of Directors!

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of our Board of Directors! We’re thrilled that you are interested in joining us. This candidate packet provides some information about the board’s role and the work we do, and contains all the materials you need to apply for the UVFC Board. (more…)

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Sylvia’s Farm Tour

Solstice Seeds Saturday, July 20th proved to be the perfect weather for our UVFC Farm Tour at the garden of Sylvia Davatz. Sylvia is a local grower and seedsaver. She formed her own seedsaving company, Solstice Seeds, in Hartland Vermont. We are lucky enough to get a peak and guided tour of her gardens and […]

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Tomato Recipes

It is the first week of June and following the calendar a local friend has put together, I am hardening off tomato seedlings and thinking of my mother. It is because of her that I am planting seeds, watching them grow, and reaping what I sow. This time last year, we were spending our first […]

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