Tag Archives: Co-op Community

Garden Update: Picking Tomatoes in October

We have been harvesting greens, lots of scallions, peppers, cherry tomatoes and root crops.  Micro Mama’s received a large delivery of various root crops and almost 200 bunch of scallion this week for their delicious fermented products. I can’t believe it, but we are still picking tomatoes in October even while wearing thermals! Greg made […]

Shaker Organic Gardens: Signs of Autumn

The latest updates on Shaker Organic Gardens from Stacey Cooper, Co-op Organic Farm Manager I believe fall is here! The wind is whipping today, the deer fence blowing away, apples plummeting to the ground and the farmer wind tossed. Our last round of transplanting was done this week with a bit of fall lettuce, spinach […]

Co-op in the Community – January 2016

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 […]

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

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

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. […]

Canterbury Shaker Village Auction Dinner

by Jaimie Jusczyk, Marketing Specialist Last Wednesday night the Co-op had the pleasure of catering the Canterbury Shaker Village Dinner and Auction, one of the Villages biggest fundraisers of the year. The Village has a huge and urgent goal of raising over $96,000 to pay for a fire suppression system to protect the Village. While the […]

Spring Into Healthy Living 2015

Did you make your way to South Main St on Saturday, May 16, 2015 to join the Co-op for their eighth annual Spring Into Healthy Living street fair? Check out the video below and see if you made a cameo! And check out the photos below… Posted by Concord Food Co-op on Tuesday, May 19, […]

Spring Down to the Main Street May 16 for Our Spring into Healthy Living® Fair!

Letter from our General Manager, Paula Harris There’s just something special about spring! And after this year’s long, snow-filled winter, we’re all ready to stretch our legs and enjoy the warm sun. We’re getting ready to celebrate spring Co-op-style with our eight annual Spring into Healthy Living® Fair on Saturday, May 16, 10 am – […]

YMCA 11th Annual Spring Social in Good Spirits

By Jaimie Jusczyk, Marketing Specialist Executive Chef Rob Cone from the Co-op’s Celery Stick Café put up quite the culinary fight for last Wednesday’s YMCA Spring Social Top Chef competition. Four chefs from four local restaurants went head-to-head to feed the hungry guests who placed their votes for the best appetizer of the evening. All proceeds […]

Supporting The Concord Coalition to End Homelessness

Last September, our members voted to support the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness in our annual elections. Over the years, our Community Partner program has shifted, and this year we’re pleased to support our Community Partners with free tickets to an exclusive high-end dinner to treat their biggest donors. We’re also supporting our six 2015 […]