Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!
Monday, January 17, is Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday and many communities celebrate with parades, breakfasts, events and more to honor MLK's life and message of equality, opportunity and service to others.
This year we have a few suggestions for marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day carefully and safely at home. So gather the family and try several of these fun, engaging activities that honor the legendary civil rights leader!
Martin Luther King Jr. had a very important dream - and his dream changed the world.He believed that everyone, no matter their skin color, should be treated equally, and it was this vision that inspired and mobilized millions of people to
Message From the Board
A Message from the Board of Directors
Amrita Parry & Eric Besecker as our new Co-General Managers
COVID Message From The GM
“We are not all in the same boat,
we are all in the same storm.“
Dear Co-op Members & Customers,The recent increase in COVID-19 cases across Vermont and particularly in Lamoille County with 13 new cases in the past 14 days, and our surrounding counties of Franklin with 63, Orleans with 37 and Washington with 61, has given us reason to review and update our Mask wearing Policy in the store. With the confirmation of the Delta variant now found in Lamoille County, along with the amount of tourism our area attracts, we have made the decision to require face coverings in
July News & Updates
So many new and exciting things happening at the Co-op. You can stop in and see for yourself, but here's a sample of what to expect now and throughout the summer...
With more to come!
Cabot Mac & Cheese!
Packed with Protein, Cabot's Mac & Cheese delivers more than flavor! Made with organic pasta, it contains 11g of protein, no artificial flavors and is made with rBST FREE cheese! All three will be on the shelves Monday.
May 1st is Green Up Day!
" Roll up your shirt sleeves,
put on your work shoes and
get busy cleaning!"
The first official Green Up Day was held on April 18, 1970. Green Up Day is a grassroots tradition in Vermont in which people of all ages can take part. The State cleans up the State Highways, and Green Up Day volunteers clean up the town roads.
Green trash bags are distributed throughout the state for volunteers to use in their areas. You can pick up bags at your local town hall and other community locations. For more information please see the table below.
Be Safe on Green Up Day
Happy earth Day!
Today is Earth DayThe theme for this year's Earth Day is "Restore Our Earth" which focuses on natural processes and emerging green technologies that can restore the world's ecosystems. The first Earth Day happened in 1970. For decades leading up to the first Earth Day, Americans were subject to huge amounts of leaded gas feeding inefficient cars and trucks. Industrial smoke stacks spewed smoke and sludge creating air pollution. Until this point, America was basically unconcerned with the environment and how a polluted environment threatened human health. Thankfully, Rachel Carson's New York Times best selling book, Silent Spring (1962), set the stage for change. The book sold over 500,000 copies in 24 countries and
What's New at the Co-op?
Outdoor seating is back at the Co-op!
New in the Store
African Market Baskets & Hats.
Handcrafted from artisans in Bolgatanga, Ghana.
We are now offering contactless payment options! Tap your credit card or use Apple Pay.
Our Wine Selection Continues to Grow
Dominio de Punctum Sin Sulfitos Barrel Aged Tempranillo. This
Mediterranean Roasted Artichokes
- 3 large globe artichokes
- 3 tsp lemon juice
- Salt and black pepper
- Extra virgin olive oil
- 6 garlic cloves, peeled
- 1 small shallot, thinly sliced
- 1 tbsp capers
- Crumbled feta cheese to taste
- Same 6 garlic cloves roasted earlier with the artichoke (see above ingredients)
- ½ cup chopped fresh dill
- ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
- 1 tsp honey
- Salt and Black Pepper
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- To clean artichokes, first, cut off the stem/stalk. Peel off the tough outer layers by hand. When you reach the softer layers, use
Easy 3 Ingredient Tahini
- 1 cup sesame seeds, we prefer hulled
- 2 to 4 tablespoons neutral flavored oil such as grape seed, canola or a light olive oil
- Salt to taste
DIRECTIONS:TOAST SESAME SEEDS Add sesame seeds to a wide, dry saucepan over medium-low heat and
“Saratoga Olive Oil Company’s mission is to provide the freshest Extra Virgin Olive Oil and tasty vinegars. We are now carrying a variety of both!”
Portuguese Cobrancosa Extra Virgin Olive Oil:
Lush and fruity with tropical fruit notes of ripe and green banana and macadamia nut, with a tingling radish spice that gently fades away to a clean and almost florally fragrant finish.