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HUGE Truckload Sale October 19! PDF Print E-mail

Save Big & Have Fun!
Come join us on Sunday,
October 19 from 12-4pm,
for our HUGE Truckload Sale!

Products from several departments, including produce,
seafood, meat, bulk, and grocery, all on sale for
savings up to 59% off! 

Download your order form by clicking here or pick one up at the store. You can fill them out and drop them off ahead of time at Shareholder Services, or you can bring them in on Sunday, 10/19, from 12-4pm. We will have your order picked by the time you are ready to leave the store! We will issue rainchecks for any products that we run out of at the Truckload price. (These prices are so good that no additional discounts will apply.)

Bring the kids!
Adults and kids 10 and up can make your own
smoothie with the Blender Bike!
Come enjoy music provided by fantastic local musicians!
Stock up & Save!

 
Producer of the Month: Butterworks Farm PDF Print E-mail

by Sabine Rhyne
October 2014

It was exactly 35 years ago this October that Jack and Anne Lazor officially began Butterworks Farm, home of organic yogurt made from the milk of Jersey cows. Butterworks has become such a staple in the dairy cooler, we might forget the pioneering nature of this product, this farm, this family. Ten miles from the Canadian border, and long before local was “cool,” Jack and Anne began making yogurt on their stove, with their baby daughter Christine nearby, and selling it first to neighbors, then to retailers and wholesalers across Vermont and New England.

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Kids' Recipe Contest! Win a Bike! PDF Print E-mail

 
From the GM: Thank You For Your Support! PDF Print E-mail

by Alex Gyori
October 2014

Appreciation for BFC Shareholder Lenders

This past August, we invited BFC shareholders who had loaned funds to the Co-op for the Redevelopment Project to an informational meeting, repeated one week later, to present an update about when the Co-op would resume meeting its shareholder loan obligations. 
As Food for Thought readers know, interest payments and maturing loan principal repayments were suspended in December of 2012 because revenue had failed to meet projections, negatively 
impacting cash reserves. Almost half of the 165 shareholder lenders attended the meetings. Discussion was focused and supportive, good questions were asked and useful suggestions were voiced. Although details dealing with the loans may not be of interest to other shareholders, the presentation did 
cover how the Co-op is doing.  

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