Viroqua Food Co+op Blog

Tips for shopping the Viroqua Food Co-op

Posted by Jackie Rebman on Thu, Jun 30, 2016 @ 06:00 AM

With summer now in full swing, we here at the Co-op are gearing up for the busiest time of the year. This is the perfect opportunity to share a few of my tips for shopping the Co-op.

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P6 Profile: DEEP ROOTED brings the taste of summer

Posted by Bjorn Bergman on Tue, Jun 28, 2016 @ 07:30 AM

Many would argue that the first true taste of summer is that of a sun-ripened local tomato. Lucky for us, that first taste of summer comes sooner at the VFC thanks to Deep Rooted, our local supplier of certified organic tomatoes. Outside of Westby, Wisconsin, this is our main local tomato producer, which is why we want to share their story with you.

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Tags: local produce, P6 Producers, Local, P6

#P6 Profile: The Flower Basket

Posted by Bjorn Bergman on Mon, Jun 27, 2016 @ 04:30 PM

The Flower Basket is a true staple of Viroqua. They are a full service floral shop and greenhouse located at 520 East Terhune Street in Viroqua. The business started at it’s current location in the 1940’s with the name Hillcrest Garden Center.

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Tags: P6 Producers, Local, P6

Summer Skin Care - Don't feel the Burn!

Posted by VFC Wellness Team on Fri, Jun 10, 2016 @ 06:30 AM

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Momentous Grant to Spur Driftless Area Conservation

Posted by Tamara Dean on Thu, Jun 09, 2016 @ 06:30 AM

The National Resource Conservation Service issued a supplemental $5.3 million for conservation practices in selected Driftless area sub-watersheds

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Ready, Set, GROW

Posted by Jan Rasikas, General Manager on Mon, Jun 06, 2016 @ 09:05 AM

A BIG shout-out and thank you to the Viroqua City Council for approving the closure of 132 feet of Center Avenue directly behind the Co-op to allow for expansion. It’s no small thing to close a city street, and VFC is grateful for the time and thoughtful consideration that both the Planning Commission and City Council gave to this matter. Members of the Council expressed the desire to keep VFC as an anchor business in Viroqua’s downtown Main Street and we are happy to oblige!

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Tags: Expansion