VFC Expansion+Meaty Matter+Do You Know What Is Non-GMO?

Posted by Shana Meshbesher on Fri, Oct 21, 2016 @ 01:42 PM

Non-GMO 411

While there is no conclusive evidence that eating GMOs hurts humans, please remember that safety sometimes takes lifetimes to assess (remember our stance on DDT in the 1950s, anyone?!). 

I won't dive too deep so let's simply review the 411 on what GMOs are so that you can decide what does and doesn't work for you and your family!

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Tags: co-op basics, Expansion, Non-GMOs

VFC Expansion Updates, Almost Halloween & Support Co-ops!

Posted by Shana Meshbesher on Fri, Oct 14, 2016 @ 05:43 AM

October is Co-op Month, Fairtrade Month & Non-GMO Month!

With the changing of seasons, we keep changing our featured products to remind you of the great producers we all support when you purchase products from other co-ops, or products that are fairtrade and non-gmo. Stop in and check out what we're featuring today!

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Tags: P6 Producers, Expansion, Co-ops

Winter Squash: 'cause Summer ain't No Spring Chicken!

Posted by Shana Meshbesher on Fri, Oct 07, 2016 @ 05:43 AM

The Name's Squash, Winter Squash...

Although I love summer, the multitude of squash varieties have a way of warming my heart and my belly with the joys of autumn! With 8 new local, organic varieties now in store – let's dig in!

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Tags: Recipes, Winter Squash, VFC Election

Sweet Potato Recipes: Pie Crusts, Pancakes & Pico de Gallo Patties!

Posted by Shana Meshbesher on Fri, Sep 30, 2016 @ 05:55 AM

Preparing to Pummel You with Pleasurable Sweet Potato Recipe Picks – annnnnd GO!

P6 Producer Levi Miller has permeated our produce section with glorious sweet potatoes of all sizes. Check out these recipes that will help you get through your sweet potato stash in a flash, one heavenly bite at a time!

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Tags: Recipes, Sweet Potatoes-Yams, gluten-free, VFC Election, Maple Syrup

SAMPLE THIS: Local Apples & Maple Syrup

Posted by Shana Meshbesher on Thu, Sep 22, 2016 @ 05:55 AM

B&E's Trees Sampling at VFC: Monday, 3-6pm!

Haven't tried Bree & Eric's "Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Syrup" yet? Stop in the VFC from 3-6PM next Monday to give it a try!

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Tags: Recipes, Apples, VFC Election, Maple Syrup

I'm wrappin' like a white girl ~ take a Caesar Wrap for a whirl!

Posted by Shana Meshbesher on Fri, Sep 16, 2016 @ 05:43 AM

Drink & Sandwich of the Month...

Yeah, I also jump like a short, white girl too. I'm not trying to stereotype myself but I'm 5'2" and my rap game is closer to Shel Silverstein than Jay-Z. Enough banter, let's talk candid sandwich candor...

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Tags: VFC Election, Chicken Caesar Wrap, Sandwich of the Month

Delicious Recipes Are Bacon My Heart (& not my wallet)!

Posted by Shana Meshbesher on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 @ 07:46 PM

Bacon and Apples are a "MUST TRY!"

So many glorious combos with these two ingredients – here's where we recommend to start:

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Tags: P6 Producers, Recipes, Bacon, Apples, VFC Election

Stone Fruit now in, plus P6 Producers at VFC THIS SATURDAY!

Posted by Shana Meshbesher on Wed, Aug 24, 2016 @ 01:56 PM

Stone Fruits are in...

Why, what were you thinking I meant?! Not too tart, not too bitter, and not too sweet- we've got regional (Michigan) plums now rolling in and they're brixing jussssst right! 

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Tags: P6 Producers, free events, Grill Out, Regional Plums, Stone Fruit

We're Following the Regional Peaches & CBD Oil Trend...

Posted by Shana Meshbesher on Thu, Aug 11, 2016 @ 05:30 AM

Regional Peaches in for Limited Time Only!

Bulk price on these babies is $2.99/lb. They're coming from Partner Farms in Michigan and the are grown without synthetic herbicides, fertilizers nor pesticides. Although we have a case discount on the blueberry cases, we have 20# Cases of Peaches going for $49.99 - so you save ~$10 with this sale! 

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Tags: P6, Local Events, free events, Sales, CBD Oil, Regional Peaches

Pic-a-Nic & Pack a Lunch!

Posted by Shana Meshbesher on Fri, Jul 29, 2016 @ 05:30 AM

What's in Your Basket?

Sliced Deli Meats!

Have you seen the new line of deli meats from Plainville Farms? Melissa, our delightful Meat Buyer, has secured extremely affordable sliced meats that are going to help you get your kids (and/or yourself, for that matter) through the first week of school.

If you aren't hitting the books, grab a pack of these if you're hitting the road for a weekend to help you keep your travel budget down but your healthy protein levels up!

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Tags: Organic, VFC Discounts, Cantaloupe, Local Events, free events, Sales