Viroqua Food Co+op Blog

Reinventing the Viroqua Food Co-op Deli

Posted by Andrew Anderson on Tue, Mar 10, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

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Tags: Deli/Bakery

#P6 Profile: Seed Savers Exchange

Posted by Bjorn Bergman on Sat, Mar 07, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

We’re sure that many of you are eagerly awaiting the disappearance of snow and the thaw of the soil to make way for the 2015 gardening season. In fact, it’s time to pick up seeds so you can start planning and dreaming about your 2015 garden. For that reason, we thought it would be a great opportunity to learn more about one of our P6 seed suppliers, Seed Savers Exchange (SSE).
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Tags: P6 Producers, Local, small producer, Seed Savers Exchange, Co-op/NPO producer

Driftless Folk School classes discounted for VFC owners

Posted by Bjorn Bergman on Tue, Mar 03, 2015 @ 05:00 PM

Have you heard the birds chirping? Yes, it’s true! Spring is right around the bend. Along with chirping birds, comes more sun, green foliage and the release of the Driftless Folk School’s Spring/Summer 2015 Catalog! Twice a year, the Folk School releases their catalog that announces their upcoming classes, gatherings and events. Their programing aims to support healthy, sustainable communities and personal development by providing meaningful educational opportunities and inspiring lifelong learning for individuals and families.

The Driftless Folk School’s newest catalog features over 90 courses/events in a variety of genres, including: alternative energy, animal husbandry, blacksmithing, craft, cuisine, farming/gardening, homesteading, natural building, natural world, music-dance, and woodworking. There is sure to be a class for everyone.

With the release of their new catalog, VFC is excited announce our continued partnership with this great community organization. The catalog features 25 of their cuisine, farming/gardening, and homesteading courses at a discount to VFC Owners. So, start paging through the new catalog and make plans to attend one, two, or three classes to hone or learn a new skill or hobby through the wonderful community that is the Driftless Folk School.

To learn more and/or register for a course, pick up a catalog, check it out on their website or contact DFS at registrar@driftlessfolkschool.org

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Tags: Classes, Driftless Folk School