October is National Co-op Month!

Celebrate National Co-op Month by learning more about Co-op producers in your Co-op!  Cooperative Principle #6 is Cooperation Among Cooperatives – Cooperatives serve their members most effectively and strengthen the cooperative movement by working together through local, national, regional and international structures.  You support the co-op movement when you buy these brands! Gro-Operative. Working towards…

Local Matters Most: Byler’s Eggs

Byler Family farm expanded. They built a new barn. They fenced in more than 8 acres of land. They owned 3000 birds. They were brought under contract by a large egg wholesaler and the family was packing out more than 1,700 dozen eggs every week. Business was great! Then, after just two months of business…

Canning Peaches 101

Enjoy the fresh taste of local peaches all year long! Kathy Manley Recipe – Makes approximately 8 quarts Equipment Boiling Water Canner Eight (8) quart Jars Eight (8) Lids and Screw Bands Rubber Spatula Jar Lifter Lid Wand Large Pot (for blanching peaches) Small Pot (for keeping lids warm) Measuring Spoons Damp Cloth STEP 1:…