Product Demonstrations

Each month we feature a variety of products from local, regional and global producers. You can usually find the sampling in a couple areas around the Co-op: in the Produce department, in Aisle 1 or in Aisle 6. Come try something new today.

Join us in sampling one of these great products!

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm

Debra Townsend from Douglas Sweets will be in the store to sample her bakery’s line of Scottish shortbreads. Based in Bolton Valley, VT, Douglas Sweets uses VT flour to craft their shortbread cookies, and offers a variety of enticing flavors.  For more information, please visit the Douglas Sweets website or their Twitter page.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 11:00am to 2:30pm

Nick McCormick from Runa Tea will be in the store to demo his company’s line of guayusa tea products.  For more information, please visit the Runa Tea website, their Facebook page, or their Twitter page.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Akshata from Orange Owl in Essex Junction will be coming in to demo her natural, homemade, eco-friendly body butters, now available in our Wellness department.  For more information, please visit The Orange Owl website or their Twitter page.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Charlotte from Nutty Steph’s will be in the store to demo some of her company’s bulk items - VT Granola, GF Granola, and Trail Mix. Based in Middlesex, VT, Nutty Steph’s produces a wide range of handmade granolas, trail mixes and sweets.  For more information, please visit the Nutty Steph's website, their Facebook page, or their Twitter page.

Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Grace from Grandpa Jim’s, family owned and operated in Pittsford VT, will be in the store to demo her company’s new line of salsas and hot sauces (now available in Aisle 7). Grandpa Jim’s sauces contain no sugar or artificial flavorings and come in a variety of flavors.  For more information, please visit the Grandpa Jim's website.

Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Scott Wilson from Heavenly Honey Apiaries in North Ferrisburgh, VT will be in the store to sample his honey – he will also be bringing an observation hive for our customers to examine.  For more information, please visit the Heavenly Honey Apiary website.

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

Joe from Blake Hill Preserves will be in the store to demo his company’s line of jams, chutneys and marmalades. Based in Grafton, VT, Blake Hill’s award-winning jams come in a variety of styles highlighting Moroccan and old-world flavor influences.  For more information, please visit the Blake Hill Preserves website.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 10:30am to 1:30pm

Jasmine from Garden of Life will be in the store to demo her company’s Perfect Food Super Green powder, which contains over 8000mg of greens per serving and serves as a healthy source of probiotics, vitamins and alkalizing materials.  For more information, please visit the Garden of Life website, or their Twitter page.