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Good morning, On behalf of the Vermont Department of Health and the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, I would like to congratulate your organization on being selected to […]
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These are the minutes of the June 3, 2024, Board of Directors meeting. Present at meeting Directors Present: Calvin Dame [Zoom], Judy Fink, Denise Glover, Anneka Kindler, Michele Meulendyk, Evan […]
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Job title:  Housewares Buyer How long you’ve lived in this area:  34 years, came from Bradford, MA. Grew up in Rhode Island. How long you’ve worked here:  in her 23rd […]
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By Michele Meulendyk, Board Vice President As we welcome new Board members each term, in November, the Board lays the foundation of our work for the coming year. Board members […]
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by Phil B, Meat & Seafood department manager The Meat department started at the Brattleboro Food Co-op in 1988, and we have continued to provide the largest selection of naturally […]
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Trish Naudon Thomas always has two notebooks on her bedside table: one for lyrics and one for herbal remedy ideas. She and her husband, Chris Thomas, are both rock musicians […]
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By Sarah Brennan, Board Administrator/Sustainability Coordinator It’s time for another update on what the Co-op has been up to on the sustainability front!  Let’s start with the fun part: You […]
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By Jerelyn Wilson, President, BFC Board of Directors On April 19 the Co-op posted a letter from me to all Shareholders (for whom we have emails). It was entitled: Empowering […]
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Meeting minutes of the Brattleboro Food Co-op Board of Directors meeting: Monday, May 6, 2024 Present at meeting Directors PresentCalvin Dame [Zoom], Judy Fink, Denise Glover, Anneka Kindler [Zoom], Michele […]
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From the Board’s June 2024 meeting
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Ojoche is a little bit miraculous. The first time I tried it, I was convinced it must contain caffeine or some kind of stimulant because it gave me so much […]
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We regret to inform you of the recent deaths of two of our valued Financial Managers from the Co-op’s past: Bruce Boardman (died on March 25, 2024) and Ken McGee (died […]
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