Co-op in the Community – January 2016

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Co-op in the Community – January 2016 A section of the Concord Food Co-op’s mission is to conduct our affairs according to consumer cooperative principles. One of those principals is concern for community.The Co-op delivers on this objective through outreach; outreach is an activity of providing services to populations who might not otherwise have access […]

Raise the Beds!

Posted Posted in Farm 2 Fork, Shaker Gardens

By Stacey Cooper, Co-op Farm Manager I stumbled across an very interesting new method of growing veggie crops, which I have decided to try to incorporate in the gardens here at Shaker Village. The method is inspired by Jean-Martin Fortier, reminiscent of the French Intensive methods used in Europe. The theory goes that by creating […]

Shaker Organic Garden Update

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Check out Stacey’s latest update from Shaker Organic Garden… This week we’ve been busily prepping for the Artisan festival and the benefit dinner next weekend. These activities include cleaning and hanging all of the ornamental corn, shelling heirloom beans, harvesting corn stalks, harvesting pumpkins and winter squash (it was an early crop and the groundhogs […]

Intro to Fermented Veggies with Stephanie Zydenbos-Heino, Ferminista & Owner of Micro Mama’s

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by Jaimie Jusczyk, Marketing SpecialistAt our Intro to Fermented Veggies class with Stephanie Zydenbos-Heino, Ferminista & Owner of Micro Mama’s, Stephanie shared her tricks on how to make amazing, health-promoting lacto-fermented veggies that are loaded with beneficial bacteria! She showed us how to make a great kraut with nothing but cabbage and salt and gave us ideas […]

Making Wild Blueberry Jam with Alice Mullen, MS, RD, LD, UNH Cooperative Extension Specialist

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by Jaimie Jusczyk, Co-op Marketing Specialist The Co-op is a great resource for low-cost and free wellness and food education classes. Last night the Co-op hosted a small group for a hands-on class “Home Canning & Preserving Your Harvest: The Basics of Preserving Food Safely” with Alice Mullen, MS, RD, LD, UNH Cooperative Extension Specialist. […]