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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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Minutes of the Board of Directors Meeting from Monday, March 4, 2024 Present at meeting Directors Present: Calvin Dame, Judy Fink, Denise Glover, Anneka Kindler, Michele Meulendyk, Jerelyn Wilson, Johanna […]
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As a very young man in the 1980s, Larry Plesent started a successful window washing business. He was driven, energetic, bright, and creative. It seems the only thing that kept […]
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As shareholders doing our regular rounds through the Co-op, checking items off our shopping lists, it can be easy to forget that we’re participating in a global movement to change […]
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March Update

March 14, 2024
Greetings, fellow Cooperators!  As of this writing, it has been about one month since I assumed my new role as General Manager, and I thought it was about time to […]
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St. Patrick’s Day will be here before you know it, and we are celebrating at the BFC in true Irish style. Of course, all your traditional favorites are available for […]
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Brattleboro Food Co-op Board of Directors Meeting Minutes from Monday, February 5, 2024. Directors Present: Calvin Dame, Judy Fink, Denise Glover, Anneka Kindler, Michele Meulendyk, Evan Silber, Jerelyn Wilson, Johanna Zalneraitis, […]
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From the Board’s March meeting:
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For immediate release Brattleboro, VT Last week, Retreat Farm announced the opening of the Retreat Farm Market in June 2024. Located in the former Grafton Village Cheese Company facility, this […]
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Dosa: crispy, chewy, fresh off the griddle, nutritious, gluten free since the year 800 AD, vegan, fermented, digestible, and delicious. It’s the traditional, convenient, dinner-in-a-pinch South Indian street food that […]
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Republished with permission from Dosa Kitchen Thin and crispy is your goal for this dosa family member. Keys to success are using a low-sided cast-iron pan, greasing it very lightly, […]
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Celebrate Women’s History Month with our Speaker & Demo Series by women who own local businesses! March is Women’s History Month, and we’re thrilled to bring you a special Speaker […]
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By Calvin Dame, Board member In late August, the Co-op received the disappointing news that our respected and able General Manager, Lee Bradford, was departing. The Board of Directors of […]
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