October is Co-op Month…

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…and I invite you to consider what your Co-op means to you and your family these days, especially in light of all the upheaval to which we are constantly adjusting. We at the Co-op have been working on how best to support and provide for all of you this holiday season (like no other to date). In preparing for this, we have been analyzing our trends and also observing those of the industry to assist us in thinking through our various solutions.

Co-op Month Sampling: Alaffia Body Care Products!

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October is National Co-op Month!  We’re celebrating at the Brattleboro Food Co-op with tastings and demos from cooperatively owned businesses all month long.  Sat & Sun, October 20-21, All Day, sample Alaffia Body Care Products.  Check out our events calendar at BRATTLEBOROFOODCOOP.COOP for all our Co-op Tastings!

Co-op Tastings: Organic Valley Dairy Products!

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Brattleboro: October is National Co-op Month!  We’re celebrating at the Brattleboro Food Co-op with tastings and demos from cooperatively owned businesses all month long.  Wednesday, October 17, Noon-3pm, sample Organic Valley Dairy Products.  Check out our events calendar at BRATTLEBOROFOODCOOP.COOP for all our Co-op Tastings!

Co-op Tastings: Free Ginger Libation* and Katalyst Kombucha Tasting with Cheese Pairing

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October Food For Thought 2018

October is National Co-op Month!  We’re celebrating at the Brattleboro Food Co-op with tastings and demos from cooperatively owned businesses all month long.  Thursday, October 11, 4-6pm, sample Artisan Beverage Cooperative’s Ginger Libation* & Katalyst Kombucha, as well as Cabot Cheese.  Check out our events calendar at BRATTLEBOROFOODCOOP.COOP for all our Co-op Tastings!

Co-op Tastings: Florida’s Natural Juices!

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Brattleboro: October is National Co-op Month!  We’re celebrating at the Brattleboro Food Co-op with tastings and demos from cooperatively owned businesses all month long.  Wednesday, October 10, 11am-2pm, Florida’s Natural Growers Juices.  Check out our events calendar at BRATTLEBOROFOODCOOP.COOP for all our Co-op Tastings!

Co-op Tastings: Equal Exchange Chocolate!

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October is National Co-op Month!  We’re celebrating at the Brattleboro Food Co-op with tastings and demos from cooperatively owned businesses all month long.  Wednesday, October 3, noon-3pm, sample delicious chocolate from the awesome worker-owned cooperative Equal Exchange.  Check out our events calendar at BRATTLEBOROFOODCOOP.COOP for all our Co-op Tastings!

Onward and Upward

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I received a wide spectrum of comments on last month’s column. Some were shocked—they had no idea how much we have been swept into the struggles that confront so many in our town. Others, who are more aware of this, were largely positive about shining a light on the situation. I take heart in the mostly positive reactions, and hope that you who have read this and thought more deeply about it share