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By Clem Nilan, Local Food Project Manager Co-op shoppers are besotted with Besteyfield Farm’s eggs, purchasing over 8,000 dozens in 2014. Ben Butterfield is the proprietor of the 650 bird chicken farm located in the Intervale, our local treasured farming mecca just a quick walk from the Co-op. On a...
Lynn Ellen Stocking Shelves
We are hosting a City Market job fair on Thursday, November 6, 4:00 - 7:00pm (please enter through our doors on South Winooski Avenue). Join us to learn more about employment at the Co-op and qualified candidates will be interviewed for positions on the spot.  We encourage all candidates to apply...
This past week, a few of us from the Co-op headed out to the Northeast Kingdom to visit one of our organic dry bean producers: Morningstar Meadows Farm.  The farm is operated by Seth and Jeannette Johnson (and their 3 young children) and is a diverse operation – in addition to organic dry beans,...
After taking a brief hiatus, City Market staff cheese tastings are back, and we kicked it off with a special visit from Wendy Brewer from Grafton Village Cheese.  The Grafton Cooperative Cheese Company (yep, they started as a cooperative of dairy farmers!) was founded in 1892 to make surplus milk...
Some City Market staff members recently organized a bike ride out to Colchester to visit Amir Hebib’s mushroom house to visit with Amir and learn more about the mushrooms and plants he cultivates.  Before moving to Vermont from Bosnia in 1996, Amir managed one of the largest mushroom operations in...

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