Back To School!
Whatever Your Back To School Looks Like, Let MOCO Help!
Back to School can mean something different for all of us. Whether you are an elementary, middle or high school student, a college student, or you are a parent, teacher, administrator, school staff, bus driver... (well you get the idea!), everyone needs an end of summer/back to school plan.
We are all dealing with different back-to-school scenarios, but the one we all share is dealing with our health. Here is where MOCO can help. You will find a number of healthy food options for lunches and snacks as well as ways to boost your immune system and deal with stress.
Waste Not Want Not
Food Scraps Banned From Trash as of July 1
We have all had time to settle into the new State law banning food scraps from trash. According to Josh Kelly of the Department of Environmental Conservation, "... 20% of our waste is food waste. It's the largest material by type in our trash."
Why separate food scraps from trash?
- Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions
- Compost Restores Soil
- Reduces the Need for Landfills
- Supports Green Jobs
Many of us who weren't previously, have turned into backyard composters. Why not put your food waste to work?
- Compost in your backyard: Make your own bin or purchase one. Add food scraps, minus meat, bones and and other animal products,
Eating Local & Organic
Is Eating Organic Healthier?
Incorporating fresh, local, organic food into your meal planning as often as possible can make a huge difference in your health and well being. Not to mention its benefits on the local economy and the environment.
Below are a few interesting facts about eating organic.
- Organic food is often fresher
- Organic produce contains fewer pesticides
- Organic farming is better for the environment
- Organically raised animals are NOT given antibiotics, growth hormones, or food containing animal by-products
- Organic meat & milk are richer in certain nutrients
- Organic food is GMO-free
Why Eat Locally Grown
News & Updates
Become A MOCO Board Member!
Do you have a passion for supporting our amazing local community, local growers, and the farms that provide healthy, organic, fresh and locally produced products?
Are you interested in helping to strengthen our local economy and environment in a socially responsible manner?
If so we want you! The MOCO Board of Directors has a total of nine seats. This year, member-owners will vote to fill five of those seats.
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MOCO Members Only August Discounts!
It's never been a better time to either be or become a MOCO Member! We're stepping up our game with some awesome Member Only discounts from today through the rest of the month of August.
So if you are not a member, but would like to take advantage of this month's member discounts, just click the link below and sign up for our NEW $20 Annual Membership.
Member Only Discounts for August 2020
Back Country Coffee from Big Jay Roasting Co. - All varieties: