October is Co-op Month

October is Co-op Month

Rutland Area Food Co-op is Committed to Our Community Join in the National Celebration of Co-op Month this October This October, the Rutland Area Food Co-op is joining over 30,000 co-ops and credit unions across the United States in celebrating Co-op Month, observed nationally since 1964. This year, the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International…

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Ginger Sesame Dressing

Full Sun Company, based in Middlebury, visited the Co-op earlier this month. Full Sun began in early 2014, milling a small run of locally grown sunflower & non-GMO canola seeds for Vermont farm stands, stores & kitchens. Full Sun oils come to you fresh from seeds grown on family farms.  As New England’s first Non-GMO Project verified oil mill, they’re…

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Quick Fish Cakes

Whatever the reason may be, Americans are not eating enough fish. Experts suggest we consume two servings of seafood per week and most of us only eat it on occasion – or not at all. We’re missing out on important nutrients like omega-3 and B12. These fish cakes aim to help solve that problem. They’re quick…

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Grapefruit Amaranth Yogurt Parfait

Though somewhat unknown, amaranth is an ancient grain that was once popular in Aztec cuisine. It’s tiny, quick cooking and highly nutritious, not all that unlike quinoa. While amaranth fell into obscurity for a number of years, it has recently seen a resurgence. With plenty of iron, protein and even some Vitamin C, some are considering…

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