Viroqua Food Co+op Blog

Principle 6 Producer Profile: La Riojana Cooperative

VFC & Organic Valley Sponsor Organic Agriculture SAE Grants for High School Students

Viroqua Food Co+op Mission: Create a Work of Enduring Value!

Springtime Things We Love

FREE EVENT Saturday, March 25th: P6 Tailgate Party & Grill Out

A Visit to Herb Pharm

P6 2017 Microloan Recipient: Deep Rooted!

VFC raises entry-level wage

2017 Co-op Association Scholarship Now Available!

P6 Producer: Drawings by Daryl

P6 Producer: Potholders, Inc.

A Holiday Gift Guide for Viroqua Food Co-op Shoppers

Turkey Preparation Guidelines, Cooking Tips & Extra Suggestions

Viroqua Food Co-op Owners Speak

Viroqua Food Co-op Staff Survey Shows High Staff Engagement

#P6 Profile: B & E's Trees

Building a Vibrant Co-op Community

Book Review: The BIG BOOK of KOMBUCHA

Tips for shopping the Viroqua Food Co-op

P6 Profile: DEEP ROOTED brings the taste of summer

#P6 Profile: The Flower Basket

Summer Skin Care - Don't feel the Burn!

Momentous Grant to Spur Driftless Area Conservation

Ready, Set, GROW

EXPANSION UPDATE: March 30, 2016

EXPANSION UPDATE: March 23, 2016

Viroqua Food Co-op Tailgate Party features local producers

Co-op Survey Time!

VFC Expansion Update and Public Hearing

Book Review: Homemade for Sale

Co-op Basics: Top Quality Foods at Low Prices!

2016 Winter Film Series - The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

Farmer Direct Co-op: Producer Co-op to Food Co-op relationship

VFC's Cooperative Community Fund

2016 Winter Film Series: Food Patriots

Co-op Association Scholarship Now Available!

For the Love of Beeswax Candles

Homemade Liqueurs and Infused Spirits - A Book Review

Nourishing Family Traditions

Benefits of a VFC Employee

Back-to-school Health Tips, DIY head lice treatment

P6 Profile: Fazenda Boa Terra

P6 Profile: Chip Magnet

Sharing the Bounty: The work of Community Hunger Solutions

Cultivating Community: Viroqua Food Co-op's second decade

100 Mile Meal features local food, local chefs

P6 National Update

#P6 Profile: LüSa Organics

Going Bananas at the Viroqua Food Co-op

New Tastes in the VFC Deli

Viroqua Food Co-op Opposes Voluntary-Only GMO Labeling Bill

Deep Rooted is recipient of 2015 VFC Microlending Initiative

Del Sol Chocolate recipient of 2015 Viroqua Food Co-op Microlending Initiative

Jumping in With Both Feet: The first ten years of the Viroqua Food Co-op

#P6 Profile: C&L Organic Fertilizer

The Epic Easter Egg Hunt of 2015...

Reinventing the Viroqua Food Co-op Deli

#P6 Profile: Seed Savers Exchange

Driftless Folk School classes discounted for VFC owners

Winter Documentary Series: GMO OMG

P6 Tailgate Party at the Viroqua Food Co-op

Red Beets to Make Chocolate Cake & Healing Power of Potatoes & Onions!

Winter Documentary Series: To the Moon

Cookbook Review: Fermented Vegetables

VFC Owner Discount on Select Driftless Folk School Classes

Viroqua Food Co-op's 20th Anniversary year

P6 Microloan Applications Due February 6

Make DIY Gifts This Holiday Season

Wisco-Pop: Recipient No. 2 of P6 Microlending Initiative

Continued VFC and Driftless Folk School Education Collaboration

#P6 Profile: Del Sol Chocolate

The VFC Experience: Viroqua Food Co-op prepares for the next chapter

#P6 Profile: Ridgeland Harvest

#P6 Profile: Cedar Grove Cheese

#P6 Profile: Lonesome Stone Milling

#P6 Profile: Uplands Cheese

#P6 Profile: Four Elements Organic Herbals

#P6 Profile: Holland's Family Cheese, Maker of Marieke's Gouda

#P6 Profile: Kickapoo Honey

Equal Exchange: A P6 Cooperative Trade Co-founder

P6 National Update

#P6 Profile: Harmony Valley Farm

Vernon County Farm to School Successes

Produce Geeks at the Viroqua Food Co-op

Bike the Barns Driftless - June 29

Saving the world one drink at a time

Open Book Management at the Viroqua Food Co-op

Get ready to garden: VFC has local/organic seeds

P6 Tailgate Party - with Local and Cooperative Food producers

VFC Owner Benefit: Discount on select Drifltess Folk School Classes

Second Cloud on the Left recipient of Viroqua Food Co-op Microloan

Storytelling: Why your story matters

The Co-op Spirit of Giving

Viroqua Food Co-op is expanding

100-Mile Meal: Pop-up Restaurant Class and Dinner

Celebrate Co-Cycle and Cooperatives with Music and Food

Viroqua Food Co-op: A Great Place to Shop, A Great Place to Work

Viroqua Food Co-op Owners Speak

Gleaned Food Project of Southwest Wisconsin

Driftless Music Festival in Viroqua July 6

Greeting Cards from Local Artists at Viroqua Food Co-op

Food as Medicine

Bike the Barns West - Sunday, June 30th 2013

Community Rights Workshop with Paul Cienfuegos Tuesday, May 14th

Women: The Future Face of Farming

VFC Greenhouse Open House

Healthy Connections

Viroqua Food Co-op Survey Time: Let us know how we're doing

First Annual P6 Tailgate party at Viroqua Food Co-op

Coulee Region Cooperative Community Fund accepting grant applications

Microlending Recipient

Seeding the New Year at the Viroqua Food Co-op


Supplements for the Cold and Flu Season

The Spirit of Giving lasts year round at the Viroqua Food Co-op

GMO Labeling- Where do we go from here?

Turkey Choices at Viroqua Food Co-op

Viroqua Food Co-op's First Intern

Cohousing and Cooperative Living

The Worker Cooperative, A Business Model

Co-cycle Visit at Viroqua Food Co-op Provides Cooperative Model Awareness, Ideas Exchange

Biokleen’s Partnership with BEF Water Restoration Program

VFC and McIntosh Memorial Library Programming

Summertime Bottles and Bags

Preserving Your Local Harvest

Grow, Harvest, Prepare & Share: An evening with the authors of “Farmstead Chef”

Co-Cycle comes to the Coulee Region

Donation ballot reflects Driftless spirit of volunteerism

Driftless Music Festival, July 7th & 8th!

Grillin' & Chillin': Grilling Class

Viroqua Food Co-op Wine and Cheese Tasting

Viroqua Food Co-op Habitat for Humanity Women’s Build Team

VFC Myth Busters

Owner Speak: Gift Cards

VFC Partners with 
McIntosh Memorial Library

Local Food Hub Attracts National Attention!

Making Your Own Herb Infused Oils +Soothing Personal Lip Balm Recipe!

Safe and Green Spring Cleaning

Green Gold in our Local Streams

Why Organic Seeds?

St. Brigid’s Meadows Organic Autumn White Cheddar Cheese at the VFC

Coulee Region Cooperative Community Grant Fund

Meet Your Local CSA Farmers

Wine and Cheese Tasting

Maple Valley: The Brand of the Organic Maple Cooperative

23rd Annual MOSES Organic Farming Conference

The Cooperative Development Foundation

Food Fight, revolution never tasted so good

The Del Cabo Cooperative

Fifth Season Co-op Receives Support and Cooperation from Local Co-ops

Cooperatives All Around You

Coulee Region Co-op Community Fund

Fresh and Local: Burdock Root, Beauty Heart Radish, Red & Yellow Onions!

Lights, Cameras, Coops!

Join the Campaign for Cooperation

Fresh and Local! Chestnuts, Rapini and Shallots

Bring a little Brie into your Holiday!

The Perennial Plate Ep. 82: In the name of Queens

Fresh and Local! Winter Spinach, Salad Turnips and Treviso Radicchio

Holiday Cheer and Spirits

Fresh and Local Produce Nov 23rd - 29th: Sweet Potatoes, Celeriac and Jerusalem Artichoke

Chocolate, Chocolate and Yes More Chocolate!

Fresh and Local Produce Nov 16th - 22nd: Carrots, Yellow Onions and Honey-nut Squash

Ferndale Market's Naturally Grown Turkeys

Great Gift Ideas

Fresh and Local November 9th - 15th

2012 - International Year of Cooperatives

Buried Treasure

Turkey Sign-up Time!

Would you like your Receipt?

Fresh and Local Produce Oct 26th - Nov 1st

Staff Training and Education at the Viroqua Food Coop

Viroqua Food Coop Outreach Report

Viroqua Food Coop General Manager's Report

Fresh and Local Produce Oct 19th - 25th

Right2Know March for GMO Labeling

Fresh and Local Produce Oct 12th - 18th

Hunger in America

You have A right to know whats in your food

Fresh and Local Produce Oct 5th - 11th

Fresh and Local Produce Sep 28 - Oct 4

The "No Impact Experiment" is coming to Viroqua!

Local Produce: Acorn Squash

Preserving Your Organic Harvest

10 Ways for Kids to Eat Local

Introduction to Ayurveda Workshop in Viroqua Wisconsin

Wellness Demo 9.17.11

Understanding Food Labels

Basics: Organic and Natural Products at Basic Prices

Good Farming. Good Food. Good Thinking!

My Coop Rocks Video & Photo Contest!

Mobilizing for GMO Labeling

Fresh and Local Produce Aug 31st - Sept 6th!

Back to School Supplies at the Viroqua Food Coop

Yes You Can Drink Beer From A Can

Cooperatives = Economic Democracy

Fresh and Local Produce: August 24th - 30th

Magnesium The Miracle Mineral

General Membership Meeting

Fresh and Local Produce! August 17th - 23rd

Win a Fat Tire Bike at the Viroqua Food Coop

Fresh and Local Produce! August 10th - 16th

Healthy Grilling

Fresh and Local Produce August 3rd - 9th!

Are you obsessed with Local Food?

VFC Farm-to-Feast Facebook Photo Contest!

Eat Local - Anywhere!

Fresh and Local Produce: July 27th - August 2nd

From Farm to Feast

Fresh and Local Produce July 20th - 26th

Kickapoo Country Fair, Saturday July 30th La Farge, WI.

Viroqua Food Co-op's Employee Representative Committee

July 12th Fresh and Local Produce!

Herbal Bug Repellents at the VFC!

Take a Real Food Road Trip with Perennial Plate

Local Produce from Local Farmers

United Plant Savers Planting the Future Conference

If You Build It, They Will Come: Viroqua Food Co-op's New Lot

Fresh Local Produce at the Viroqua Food Co-op!

Fresh and Local Produce at the Viroqua Food Co-op- It's June!

VFC Seeking Candidates for Two positions on Board of Directors

New Film Takes a Contemporary Look at Food Co-ops in the US

Local Produce: Rhubarb and Green Garlic!

Beauty with a Conscience: Natural Cosmetics

Viroqua Food Co-op: Coffee on the Rise

Volunteers needed for Farm to School project May 23rd-26th!

Scaling up our Foodshed - developing a regional food hub

Join the Food & Farm Initiative for a Spring Feast

Eat Local: Shitake Mushroom Logs Innoculation Workshop

Local and homegrown - 2011 Kickapoo Earthday Celebration

What in the World is Mycorrhiza?

Invest in Local Food - Fifth Season Cooperative

Fresh Local Greens through the Holidays

Reserve your Thanksgiving Turkey!

Fifth Season Cooperative Incorporates as Multi-stakeholder Co-op

The Whole Plate: A Real Food Curriculum

Vernon County Farm to School

Crawford County Farm to School

Local Event: Herbal and Nutritional Support for Lyme Disease

Fresh Pickles from Driftless Organics and a Recipe!

Cooking up Change - students design healthy school lunch

Donations Ballots - Results!

It’s Not Easy Being Green

Should VFC Ban the Bottle?

Cleansing Formulas and Weight Management

Good Food Revolution: Driftless Style, part 2


Local mother-daughter team head to Uganda, request donations

Nourishing our Immune System

Thanksgiving Recipes from VFC Cooks & Bakers

Hoch Orchard - Local Apples & Cider

Stevia, an herbal sweetener

Fall Greens

The Kickapoo Harvest Gleaning Project

Seed Saving Saviors

Eating Local - It's not just for "foodies" anymore.


Vernon County Says NO to CAFO

Cooperatives: Born and Bred for Hard Times

The Chippewa Valley Buy Local Consortium

Anna in Senegal

The Hillview Greenhouse Project

POWERKRAUT: a raw, whole food probiotic

President’s Remarks, 2008 General Membership Meeting

Keewaydin Organics - A new venture from an old farm

How LOCAL Can You Go?

The Rising Cost of Food

Why are there carcinogens in my "organic" personal care products?

How we support our community

Calling All Locavores

Local Spinach in January!

Get Grounded with Winter Roots

What's New at Kickapoo Coffee

The Natural Ties between Co-ops & Fair Trade

Is Fresh Seafood in Wisconsin an Ethical Food Choice?