Badger—Kindness is Their Compass

I had to do my research for this month’s Producer of the Month, Badger Balm, at a distance, but the power of this company to inspire and connect came through nonetheless. I had a great phone conversation with Bill Whyte, Badger’s founder; received eloquent answers from other members of the family leadership team via email; and found a treasure trove of information and inspiration on the Badger Balm website—I daresay Badger is the perfect Producer of the Month to feature during a global pandemic. I’ve learned that this local company, based in Gilsum, NH, is helping lead the way internationally towards a better, kinder economy, one that gives back to the earth, builds connections and cooperation, and redefines success for the 21st century.

Co-op Producer of the Month – Global Village Cuisine


Come to the Co-op to meet Mel from Global Village Cuisine! Try his authentic, African-inspired, allergy-friendly, “good for the soul” food. These heat-and-eat frozen entrees offer the taste of African hospitality with warming spices, comfort food flavors, and the taste of a fresh-made meal. At the Brattleboro Food Co-op.

FinAllie Ferments


Meet and greet Allie, owner-operator of FinAllie Ferments. Try a free sample!  Read about them on our website at  And if you can’t make it on the 10th, they’ll also appear on May 24th 2pm-4pm.  Come on Friday, May 31 for an all day seasonal sampling and vote!