Category: Food For Thought

Food For Thought Newsletter

Board Governance

February 5, 2024
By Michele Meulendyk When we think about a Board of Directors, it can be easy to imagine the cutthroat suits of our television shows and movies. Yet, your Co-op Board […]
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Little Lad’s popcorn has been a fan favorite within Maine’s state borders for twenty-five-plus years. It was created by Maria Fleming, a young mother and business owner in a small […]
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PRODUCER OF THE MONTH FEATURE: January 2024 by Ruth Garbus When Emily Schwerin-Whyte and Rebecca Hamilton took over from their father as co-CEOs in 2018, the Badger Company was at […]
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Maple City Candy

December 1, 2023
When Adam Goss bought Maple City Candy from the Metayer family in 2021 as an investment for his growing family, he called his aunt, Heather Tanner, and asked her to […]
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Hidden Bean Bakeshop is about saying Yes, not No: Yes to delicious food, to health, to dessert(!), and to an abundant, beautiful local food system. Kelsey Baumgarten’s cookies, cakes, cupcakes, […]
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There are two important things to convey about our beloved Scott Farm Orchard. First, Scott Farm Orchard has incredible heirloom apples right now! Buy them, go visit them, eat in […]
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I hope this note finds everyone in good health and spirits. It is with mixed emotions that I write to you today. As many of you have heard, I have […]
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When I first encountered Mi Tierra tortillas, I knew they were special. Maybe it was the fragrant perfume of fresh corn that emanated from their packages (who knew corn had […]
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Dover Hill Creamery is located at the top of the beautiful hills of East Dover. Peter, Sara, and Liz Honig live there and raise Nigerian Dwarf goats, and make rich, […]
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First and foremost, I wanted to extend our thoughts and well wishes to everyone who has been impacted by the recent flooding across the state. At the BFC, we are […]
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July Update

July 1, 2023
May this update find you all in good health and spirits! This month presents an opportunity to look back on our 2023 fiscal year, my first full year as GM, […]
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FinAllie Ferments

July 1, 2023
FinAllie Ferments is a kraut company based in southern Vermont that uses all locally-grown produce. It’s named after Fin the farm dog and Allie Dercoli, who is equal parts farmer, […]
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