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Radiation and Food: Is There Cause for Concern?

By Caroline Homan, Food Education Coordinator
Since the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the subsequent nuclear fallout from the Fukushima nuclear power plant, there has been concern that radioactive substances could find their way into our food supply, causing food safety concerns.

Food Safety & Japan

The FDA has an Import Alert posted which tests 100% of products entering our country from the four prefectures in Japan affected by the devastating tsunami.

By-Laws Revision & Member Voting

Onion River Co-op’s Board of Directors has unanimously recommended the adoption of a revised set of By-Laws.

Local Produce Here at the Co-op!

Nothing spells spring like the arrival of lots of local produce! Here’s what we have...

Letter from the Board President

As this article is written, the Board is wrapping up the final edits to the Co-op’s By-Laws which we have been revising over the past year. By the time you receive this newsletter, we will be setting the date of our spring meeting, at which we will be presenting our proposed revised By-Laws!

Farm to Plate: Vermont’s 10 Year Plan for Strengthening Local Food

How can Vermont build strong local food systems, create jobs in the food and farm economy, and improve access to healthy local food? The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund has laid out an impressive road map for the next 10 years of agricultural development with January’s release of the Farm to Plate Strategic Plan.

Access to Regional Seafood

By Clem Nilan, General Manager
City Market was honored to be invited to attend the New England Food System Summit held in late March in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Signs of Spring – Sign Up for Your CSA!

Spring’s the last chance to sign up for your season’s worth of fresh local food from the 29 CSA farms that operate in Chittenden County.

12 New Food Co-ops and Groups Receive Howard Bowers Day Grants

The Howard Bowers Fund of the Cooperative Development Foundation is pleased to announce $10,000 in grants to new and about-to-open food co-ops and groups organizing food co-ops across the country.