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For Tuesday Nov 15

Posted 11/11/2016 12:46pm by Emily Best.

Cooperatives adhere to 7 Cooperative Principles, which took root in the first modern coop founded in England in 1844. Today, I want to mull on the 7th Principle: Concern for Community. This principle states that cooperatives work for the sustainable development of their communities.  

One of the best parts of our coop is the diversity of our members. We may not agree on everything, but we come together in our shared values of family farms, caring for the environment, and good, healthy foods. As you may know, our members encompass many backgrounds, beliefs, and experiences: Amish, religious, non-religious, Latino, gay and straight, women-run farms, young and old.  

I hope that in the next few years, coops like ours can serve as a model for community development, tolerance, and agreement between diverse groups, as a way to come together for the benefit of us all.    

HIGHLIGHTS  

ACORN SQUASH: We won’t have this item much longer – a grower found us and offered us some, so we’ve got it on the list again! Get it while you can.  

SWEET POTATOES: So many varieties of sweet potatoes available! The classic Beauregard variety is the best known, but we also have the regionally famous White Hammon (or Hayman), as well as purple skinned Japanese or Deep Purple (all purple).  

TATERS: Lots of potatoes available. We do have some potatoes from here in PA, as well as our Maine potatoes.  Stock up before the holiday!

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