Employee COVID Case, May 17, 2021

To our members and community, Yesterday we learned that a Hunger Mountain Co-op employee tested positive for COVID-19. The employee last worked at the Co-op on Saturday, May 8. To our knowledge, they did not contract the virus at work and never exhibited symptoms here. Given their workstation is away …

Tick Prevention Strategies

Spring brings with it the promise of enjoying the outdoors – gardening, hiking, camping, and simply being together. It’s also when we start noticing the ticks in our midst. There have already been reports that Lyme disease rates are up this year. This could be because of people spending more time outdoors during COVID.  Here are some basic tips to …

From the General Manager, April 9, 2021

Dear Co-op Members,  I want to thank the whole Co-op community, members, shoppers, employees, local vendors, and community partners for our amazing effort this year. I have marveled at the understanding and care that folks have taken in protecting ourselves and each other from the COVID-19 threat.   You have likely heard about the …

Carbon Neutrality Committee Update

In a recent carbon neutrality committee meeting we were talking about the source of our food. No surprise there, right? After all, whether our produce comes from California or is grown here in Vermont affects the broader carbon footprint of each meal. Then Kari, the Co-op’s general manager, mentioned something interesting: …