The Springfield Co-op’s statement on Black Lives Matter

Nothing is enough to say given the crisis of character our country is going through right now.  At the Co-op, we have been talking, sharing, grieving, and getting to work understanding our part in making our community safe and welcoming.  So we start here. “Hate does not grow well in the rocky soils of Vermont.” […]

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Intro to Omega-3s

by Wellness Manager Anne Fletcher, July 2020 What is an Omega fatty acid? Omega-3, -6, and 9s are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), meaning in their chemical structure they are not “saturated” with hydrogen, leading to double bonds between the carbon atoms in the fatty acid chain.  The number in the name refers to the location […]

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Brew Your Own Kombucha at Home – Part Two!

Print Brew Your Own Kombucha at Home! Course Drinks Keyword diy, health, home brewed, kombucha, probiotic, scoby Prep Time 7 days Servings 1 Gallon Ingredients 13 Cups Water 1 Cup Sugar (available in bulk PLU: #6139 or #6121) 2 Tbsp Plain bulk loose black tea (such as Yunnan #6446 or Assam #2821)* or 8 tea […]

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Home Brewed Kombucha – Part One!

Print Grow Your Own SCOBY for Home Brewed Kombucha! S.C.O.B.Y. is an acronym for symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast that is used to brew kombucha. If you've ever had a store bought kombucha and found little blobs in it, those are scoby fragments! You can utilize those tiny pieces of scoby to grow your […]

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Smoothie Season!

New year, new goals, new food! Whether you’re looking to dive into healthier eating or just want to change up your daily routine, smoothies are a great way to get started. Smoothies offer a versatile, affordable, quick and easy way to add nutrition and variety to your diet. Check out this simple guide to DIY-ing […]

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Springfield on the Move

In the midst of the holiday shopping season, many of us consider donating to organizations doing good in our community and world. If we are fortunate enough to have food in our bellies (and pantries) and a warm, safe place to live, we can also think about those who may be struggling or are giving […]

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Local Loyalty Program 2019 – Shop Local, Win Prizes!

Springfield’s Holiday Local Loyalty Program is back! Brought to you by the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Springfield Food Co-op and area merchants. SHOP LOCAL AND WIN!Program runs November 29th through December 31st, 2019. Join us in the initiative to build community pride and help support area businesses this holiday season! […]

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Co-op Month: By the Community, For the Community

October is National Co-op Month and this year’s theme is ‘By the Community, For the Community’. If this doesn’t sum up the nature of a co-op precisely, I don’t know what does. I wish this celebratory month had a butterfly as its symbol because that is how I feel the community and the Co-op grow […]

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Springfield EcoChallenge 2-23 October 2019

Why we should challenge ourselves: In an age where we are becoming increasingly aware of the negative impact many of our habits and inventions are having on this planet and how quickly we need to reverse them before the damage has gone too far, it is important for communities of individuals making small changes to […]

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