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X-Country Ski Passes on sale now!

It's never too early to plan for this winter. Soon the snow will be falling, so buy your XC Ski Passes and save some money. Download an application here and send it in soon.

For more information about all the things Outdoor Programs Office does, click here.  

SIGN UP - Women's Self-Defense Begins 11/18

There's still time to sign up for this upcoming women's self-defense course! The first session will be held at Thayer on November 18th from 4:00 -- 8:00 PM. There will be three more 3-hour sessions held weekly thereafter; commitment to all sessions is a must. Schedule and details can be viewed here.  Cost for Dartmouth employees is $20.  Send your questions and/or register by emailing

Interested in Weight Watchers at Work?

A new 17-week series began in October.  Meets Thursdays at 12 PM.  Email Barbara Belloir ( if you're interested in joining.

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Healthy Recipes

Try out this healthy Vegetarian Chili Recipe - it's delicious, easy to make and has been approved by former Dartmouth Health Coach, Jenny Letendre, RD. 

Healthy Foods

Plan a more sustainable nutrition event catered by local restaurants! Review sample menus in the Healthy Menu Guide.

Explore Vegetables

Find ways to make eating vegetables fun and interesting for children (and adults!) here.

Find Sustainable Food Vendors in the Area

Dartmouth Organic Farm

Organic Farm

Each summer, a limited number of CSA shares are available at the Dartmouth Organic Farm.

Call at 603- 643-5196 or email

Edgewater Farm

Open Monday through Saturday: 10:00am - 5:30pm, Sunday: 10:00am - 4:30pm, Plainfield, NH.

Edgewater Farm

A family owned and operated farm, Edgewater Farm hosts a website where you can find information about their produce and products, farming practices, a blog about relevant issues, and their farm notes, as well as directions to the farm.

The farmstand now has melons and a complete line of vegetables and fresh herbs. Their kitchen daily turns out fresh pestos, soups, prepared summer salads, salsas and baked treats.

Call at 603.298.5764, or write to

Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center 

Farmstand open Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm, Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm, East Thetford, VT.

Hello Café open Tuesday-Satudary: 8:00am - 5:00pm.

Cedar Circle Farm

A certified organic farm on conserved land along the Connecticut River in East Thetford, Vermont, Cedar Circle Farm offers CSA shares and an abundance of seasonal vegetables and berries starting with asparagus and rhubarb in early June and pumpkins and root vegetables into the fall.

Along with their vegetables, flowers and farm-made jams and pickles, you will find products made by neighbors: artisan cheeses, honey, maple syrup, organic milk, yogurt, and ice cream.

Call at (802) 785-4737, or email

Hanover Farmer's market

Wednesdays: 3:00pm - 6:00pm on 'The Green' in Hanover, June 6 - October 10.

Hanover Farmer's Market Carrots

This agriculturally-focused market will include fresh produce, meats, herbs, cheeses, flowers, plants, dairy, baked goods and locally prepared foods.

Killdeer Farm

163 Route 5 South, Norwich, Vermont

Greenhouse Hours (Seasonal End of April - Early July):  Tuesday-Sunday 10:00am - 5:00 pm

Farm Stand Hours (Seasonal May - November):  Monday-Friday: 10:00 am-6:00pm; Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm

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Killdeer Farm, a certified organic farm for over 25 years, is located on Route 5 in Norwich, next to King Arthur Flour. Killdeer grows over 140 varieties of produce during the season.  In addition to their organically grown vegetables and berries, Killdeer also sells local meat (chicken, pork, beef), a variety of artisan cheeses, milk from Strafford Organic Creamery, and breads from Green Mountain Flour and King Arthur Flour. 

Farm Phone: 802-448-2852 | Farm Stand Phone: 802-448-2852 or 802-649-2852


Norwich Farmers Market

Saturdays: 9:00am -1:00pm, Rt 5 South- Norwich VT.

Norwich Farmer's Market

The Norwich Farmers Market offers homegrown and homemade products. Every Saturday from May through October, and once a month November through April, vendors unload a rich cornucopia of fresh farm produce, baked goods, and handcrafted items.

The vendors offer their own fresh fruits and vegetables, cheeses, meat, eggs, honey and maple syrup, fiber products, and an abundance of garden starts and plants. All vendors sell only items grown, raised, created, or prepared by themselves.

Lebanon Farmers' Market

Winter Market 2012/2013: Third Saturday of the month, November to April, 10:00am - 1:00pm, Lebanon United Methodist Church

November 17th, December 15th, January 19th, February 16th, March 16th, April 20th.

Lebanon Farmer's Market

Lebanon Farmers' Market strives to provide a venue where local farmers, producers, crafters and artisans come together to provide a variety of fresh produce and related products directly to the consumer. The market encourages direct communication between consumers and growers and fosters social gathering and community building.

Phone: 603-448-5121 | Fax: 603-448-1496 |

Know of other great sustainable food vendors or farmer's markets? Drop us a line!

Farmer's Market Beans

Weight Management

  • Find out the calorie content of the daily specials in '53 commons.
  • Educate yourself about portion size, find healthy local options or assess your health with the cool tools in the left navigation column above.
  • Learn more strategies to keep the number on the scale down!




External Resources

  • Community/Local Learn about nutrition from the Co-op's staff dietitian, Mary Saucier Choate. Email: or call (603) 640-6342 to get connected!
  • Link to Tufts Nutrition Action Newsletters:
    Get up to date on the research behind staying healthy with this newsletter from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.
  • From the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Dietary Guidelines for Americans gives key messages for the general public.

Last Updated: 9/3/15