How I Stopped Eating Garbage

How I Stopped Eating Garbage

By Caber Wilson I used to eat garbage.  Not literally, but the majority of my diet used to consist of heavily processed foods.  A normal shopping trip for me usually took place mostly in the frozen foods section, accompanied by a quick trip to the canned soups and on to the pastas, and that was…

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Gifts of Groceries for Neighbors in Need

Gifts of Groceries for Neighbors in Need

As reported in the latest issue of the newsletter, in 2015 Co-op members and customers have made cash donations of more than $600 (and counting!) at the register to help our neighbors in need. The Co-op is providing yet another opportunity for you to make a difference in the community: In these weeks leading up…

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Members: Sign up for E-newsletter

In order to make the most of the Co-op’s resources, we’ve given our member newsletter a makeover, and will be sending all future issues via e-mail to save on printing, postage, and environmental impacts. In-house Design Marketing Coordinator Steve Peters has taken on the job of layout and design. We’re excited about the updated look…

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Welcome, Zach!

Welcome, Zach!

We invite everyone to welcome Zach Stevens as new General Manager of the Rutland Area Food Co-op. The hiring committee had a lot of resumes to review and interviews to conduct, and Zach rose to the top. Zach’s family roots are in Shrewsbury, and now he lives (and gardens) in West Rutland. He comes to…

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We’ll Miss You, Leah!

We’ll Miss You, Leah!

Today is Leah Csiszar’s final day as General Manager, and the RAFC Board of Directors and staff wish to express our sincere and deep appreciation for all she has done for our beloved Co-op. Leah made the decision a few short months ago to step down to pursue new projects. While we support her in…

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A community at 20 years old

A community at 20 years old

As we approach the turning of the calendar year, Rutland Area Food Co-op is ready for a celebration. In 1995 a group of passionate, inspired, community-loving people collaborated to bring a co-op to the downtown district of Rutland, VT. This lovely little co-op has always persevered no matter what stood before it, and I credit that to a strong, diverse, and committed group of…

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