Viroqua Food Co+op Blog

Local Producer Profile: Carr Valley Cheese

Posted by VFC Marketing Team on Thu, Jun 03, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

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Tags: Cheese, Local Producers, Carr Valley Cheese

Routes to Roots – Registration open June 1st

Posted by VFC Marketing Team on Tue, Jun 01, 2021 @ 04:32 PM

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Tags: Bike the Barns Driftless, Local Events, biking, FairShare CSA

Think of Our Green Pastures

Posted by Shana Meshbesher on Tue, Apr 13, 2021 @ 12:44 PM

As our lands start teeming with life again this spring, what legacy are you leaving behind on this – our community’s – green pasture?

I’m a native who moved away – far and wide for what I considered a long time. Now, I call my resettlement back in Viroqua a long time (8+ years in the Marketing department at the VFC). It’s through my travels and time spent elsewhere that I appreciate more fully what it is we have here – one of the “greenest pastures I’ve found yet!”

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Local Producer Profile: Driftless Brewing Company

Posted by VFC Marketing Team on Thu, Feb 11, 2021 @ 01:33 PM

In the Driftless region, we are blessed with ample numbers of local farmers growing and producing everything from vegetables and fruits to dairy, hops, wheat, and more. It is only fitting that VFC’s most local brewery – Driftless Brewing Company – is focused on creating tasty sustainable ales and lagers that are rooted in local agriculture.

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Tags: Organic, Local Producers, Local Food, Driftless Brewing Company

Winter Wellness with Arwyn Wildingway

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


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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.

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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.

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

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!


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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.

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

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!

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Tags: Apples, Orchards