The White River Junction Co-op, a gray and cream-colored food store just…
Category: Fair Trade
Ways to Eat Sustainably, Part II
Healthy diets, the plantation system, and the hope of fair trade. Second…
The Scary Truth About Chocolate
Give fairly traded chocolate for more ethical Halloweenery
Visiting Small Cacao Farmers in Peru
There’s nothing more rewarding then seeing your food, growing in a field…
What is cold brew and is it only for millennials?
Cold-brewed coffee uses the same principle as sun tea: You don’t need…
Why Everyone Is Talking About La Riojana Cooperative Wine
In 1940, a group of Italian winemakers immigrated to South America and…
Why I Believe in the Cooperative Difference
Dear Members, Earlier this month, Amazon announced it was acquiring Whole Foods…
Coffee and Climate Change
When I left New Hampshire, bound for Mexico, it was three in…
How Your Coffee Choice May Save Coffee Growers
Co-op Program Aids Indigenous Farmers Devastated by Leaf Rust Blight
Bananas Are How Much?
We sat down with produce merchandiser Dot Benham, to answer our most frequently asked questions about bananas.
Why Is There a Shortage of Equal Exchange Bananas This Week?
From our friends at Equal Exchange Equal Exchange wants to provide our…
Why We Love Our Co-op Merchandisers
Merchandisers: the superheroes of cooperative food retailing.
New at the Co-op! Queen Alaffia Bags and Scarves
Empowering women through the power of co-ops and fair trade
Meet Our Banana Farmers
Our Equal Exchange bananas come from progressive, small-scale banana cooperatives in Ecuador and Peru. Check out their inspiring stories below, provided by our friends at Equal Exchange. Learn more at http://www.beyondthepeel.com
Going Bananas at the Co-op
March is Banana Month at the Co-op! Want the best bananas in the business? Look for the ones with the red-and-white Equal Exchange sticker on the peel.
Making Spiced Cashews
There are many ways to jazz up our new Fair Trade Organic Co-op Cashews! Here is just one.
Meet the Producers! New Dried Mango from Africa and Why It’s So Special
In stores now—new cooperatively produced dried mango! Through a unique partnership with Equal Exchange, the Co-op is building cooperative supply chains with mango processors in one of the poorest nations in Africa.
Meet the Farmers! New Organic Cashews from Aprainores Cashew Co-op and the Inspiring Story Behind It All
In stores now—new cooperatively produced cashews! Through a unique partnership with Equal Exchange, the Co-op is building cooperative supply chains with cashew farmers in El Salvador. Read the inspiring story from our friends at Equal Exchange.