Viroqua Food Co+op Blog

DIY Lip Balm

Posted by StrongerTogether.coop on Sun, Dec 15, 2019 @ 01:08 PM

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Tags: Local, DIY, Wellness/Body Care, Beeswax, Gifts, Holiday Time

Cheese Pairings by Sarah

Posted by VFC Marketing Team on Wed, Dec 11, 2019 @ 01:55 PM

Meet Sarah Clemens, our new Cheese Buyer with fun pairing ideas!

A lot of things have changed at the Viroqua Food Co+op recently and one thing we are really excited about is the new specialty cheese case. Our new Cheese Buyer, Sarah Clemens, brings you a diverse collection of cheeses from the Driftless region and beyond – some you may have heard of, and those you have yet to discover. Whether looking for the perfect cheese to pair with that special dinner or for help with building a center-piece cheese board for your next engagement, we’ve got you covered.

“Trust your taste buds and your instincts” suggests Sarah. “So much of the fun of cheese is discovering gems you never knew existed. Choose three or four pieces of cheese, both familiar and new, then pair them with your favorite crackers, jams, nuts, charcuterie, and fresh or dried fruit.”

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Tags: Cheese, Local, Gifts, Local Producers, Holiday Time, Nordic Creamery, Kickapoo Meadery, Mead

Build Your Own Seasonal Cheeseboard

Posted by VFC Marketing Team on Sun, Dec 08, 2019 @ 10:43 AM

 Seasonal Cheeseboard!

Cheeseboards are the perfect piece to bring to a holiday gathering because there is something for everyone! From saying "thank you" to your host with a few favorite pieces or to feed a crowd, these combinations of cheeses, meats, nuts, fruits, jams and substitutes know no flavorful bounds.

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Tags: Cheese, Local, Meat & Fish, Holiday Time, Carr Valley Cheese, Nordic Creamery

The Gift Giving Season

Posted by VFC Mercantile Team on Wed, Dec 04, 2019 @ 02:48 PM

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Tags: Viroqua Events, cookbook, Candles, Beeswax, Gifts, creative gift wrapping, Holiday Time

Holiday Open House

Posted by VFC Marketing Team on Sun, Dec 01, 2019 @ 01:20 PM

Holiday Open House


Saturday, December 14 – 10am-4:30pm

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Tags: holiday open house, creative gift wrapping, Holiday Desserts, Cookies, Holiday Time

It's Turkey Time Again!

Posted by VFC Marketing Team on Mon, Nov 04, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

In November, we are offering local organic turkeys from Organic Prairie. They are raised by family farmers who are part of a cooperative and are serious about the health of the land and their animals. The birds have access to plenty of fresh sunshine and air, and are fed 100% certified organic feeds!

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Tags: Meat & Fish, Turkey, Holiday Time