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…

Mango Marinated Grilled Chicken Thighs

It’s time to break out the grill! Grilling season is here at last. Yes it is folks, even if it’s raining and the wind won’t stop howling. No, it’s nothing like summer BBQ season should be. Just grab yourself an…

Gilfeather Turnips, Two Ways

The Gilfeather turnip is Vermont’s newly named state vegetable. But this isn’t your ordinary turnip, as it’s sweet like a rutabaga. The Gilfeather originated in the early 1900s in Wadsboro, VT and many of our local farmers now grow them….

Spring Garlic & Spinach Pizza

Enjoy this spring pizza as a light dinner with salad or an appetizer at your next party. Can’t find spring garlic? Try sliced leeks or scallions along with some minced garlic.

Spring Risotto

This risotto recipe uses one of our favorite local spring finds this time of year: shoots. Shoots are the very young stems and leaves of a plant. They’re crisp, refreshing and tender. They have a subtle flavor similar to their full grown plant or vegetable – such as peas, sunflowers or radishes – and are an excellent source of nutrients.


Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish made with potatoes and cabbage. We added in a little bacon and made it even better! Enjoy it as a side dish or as a light dinner.