Ready to Welcome | Last week, Rutland welcomed its first group of refugee families. As our community prepared for their arrival, we saw an outpouring of generosity. We heard from members about how we could work together to help ease the transition. We received concerns about what foods our new community members might be looking for. As we responded to these inquiries, we felt proud to be part of such a compassionate city.
Unusual Roots to Check out This Winter
We associate winter with a lack of fresh produce. But in Vermont, we know that’s just not the case. For ages, root vegetables have helped carry us through the cold. They store well, are full of useful nutrients we need right about now and they offer an earthy taste of our local farms.
The Northeast Organic Farming Associationof Vermont (NOFA-VT) has attracted two international giants in the food and farming world to speak at the 35th annual winter conference on February 18-20 at University of Vermont. Dr. Fernando Funes Monzote of Cuba and Dr. Vandana Shiva of India will both bring a message of resilience, hope, and the power of people to make slow—but radical—change.
Fresh Tea Tasting with Stone Leaf Teahouse
February 1, 11am - 2pm
Fin-Allie Ferments Tasting
February 11, 12pm - 2pm
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A few of our new favorites at the Co-op.
Halo Top Ice Creams are low in calories, fat and sugar while high in protein.
Method Cleaning Products are plant-based and biodegradable.We currently carry the hardwood floor cleaner and all purpose spray cleaner in Ginger Yuzu. Spicy, sweet and citrusy, these smell so good you'll want to clean all the time!
Kite Hill Yogurts are made with almond milk and are a perfect alternative for those who can't do dairy. Smooth, silky and full of probiotics.