Viroqua Food Co+op Blog

Winter Wellness with Arwyn Wildingway

Posted by Arwyn Wildingway, VFC Wellness Buyer on Tue, Jan 19, 2021 @ 10:06 AM

Read More

Tags: Wellness/Body Care

Update: 40 Acres & A Mule Project

Posted by VFC Marketing Team on Mon, Jan 18, 2021 @ 11:20 AM

Update: 40 Acres & A Mule Project

In the 2020 Autumn Pea Soup Newsletter, we featured the 40 Acres and a Mule Project headed up by Uptowne Café’s (La Crosse) owner Adrian Lipscombe. This project is raising money to purchase at least a 40-acre farm for black farmers to produce food for the local food industry, serve as an outlet for black foodways, and be a safe haven to secure the legacy of black foodways.

Read More

Tags: Organic, Local Producers, Local Food, 40 Acres & A Mule Project, Uptowne Café

Look for the Deals

Posted by Jan Rasikas, General Manager on Mon, Jan 04, 2021 @ 09:30 AM

Look for the Deals

We know that shoppers are always looking for a good deal and we’re here to help you find that deal every time you shop. Our shelves have a complete spectrum of products. Admittedly, some specialty products hit the high end of fanciness! But we work to balance product selections with a range of quality and organic standards at the lowest price possible with plenty of choices in between.

Read More

Tags: co-op basics, Co+op Deals, save money, Fresh Deals

Becoming Essential Workers

Posted by Charlene Elderkin on Thu, Dec 31, 2020 @ 12:53 PM

In March of 2020, we were no longer simply grocery store employees. Now we had a new name, “essential workers.”

Read More

Tags: VFC Staff, Essential workers

It's the Gift Giving Season!

Posted by VFC Marketing Team on Mon, Dec 14, 2020 @ 10:00 AM


It's the Gift Giving Season here at the Viroqua Food Co+op

Shop for gifts people want and need while feeling good about how you spend your money – locally with fair trade values!

Read More

Tags: Mercantile, Home for the Holidays, Holiday Gifts

VFC Co-op Community Fund 2020

Posted by VFC Marketing Team on Mon, Oct 26, 2020 @ 02:47 PM


Round Up for the VFC Co-op Community Fund throughout October!

Applications are now available for the VFC Cooperative Community Fund (CCF) Grant! Local nonprofit organizations are invited to apply for a VFC CCF Grant, for any amount up to $600, by October 31, 2020.

Read More

Tags: donations, Give where you live, Coop Community Fund

VFC COVID-19 Update #10 – October 23, 2020

Posted by Viroqua Food Co+op on Fri, Oct 23, 2020 @ 02:28 PM

Be Nice, Buckle Down, and Beat COVID-19!

Read More

Tags: COVID-19, VernonCountysCovered, Mask up

Discover Local Orchards

Posted by VFC Marketing Team on Fri, Oct 16, 2020 @ 02:14 PM

Discover Local Orchards

   Opening dates, availability and hours may vary. Always call ahead before visiting!

Read More

Tags: Apples, Orchards

Vote for Your Favorite Nonprofits for Give Where You Live – 2021

Posted by VFC Marketing Team on Thu, Oct 01, 2020 @ 01:12 PM

Voting takes place in October and is conducted online only. Be sure that the VFC has your current contact information since VFC Owners will receive a weblink via postcard and/or email. Send all address & email updates to:

Read More

Tags: Give where you live, Vote

40 Acres & A Mule Project

Posted by VFC Marketing Team on Thu, Sep 17, 2020 @ 12:07 PM

Read More

Tags: Organic, Local Producers, New Traditions Homestead, Local Food