Author Archives: Cori Rohrer

We’re Moving Today!

If you’ve missed the news, as of today Valley Co-op buying club’s home is the Historic City Farmer’s Market in Hagerstown! Read the Herald Mail article or watch a short video clip. Our address: 25 West Church Street, Hagerstown, MD (map) Times of pickups and deliveries … Continue reading

UPDATE Keep Valley Co-op’s Doors Open! campaign

Posted on by Lena

(11/12/16) Following our October General Membership Meeting, the Valley Co-op Board of Directors conducted an anonymous online survey and started a fundraising campaign. Thank you to the 411 households that responded  (49% were current members, 22% former members, and 29% … Continue reading

What’s weird about these pictures?

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Picture 1:  A health food store in Brooklyn, NY with 16,000 owners upgrades its store equipment. Instead of selling the old equipment (perfectly functional, not obsolete) for several hundred dollars, the store donates 4 electronic scales and 4 checkout thermal … Continue reading

Time to Look Forward, Valley Co-op!

What an amazing year 2014 was for Valley Co-op! In January our members elected a Board of Directors; in June we opened a store that sells to members and the public four days a week; we now have 473 member … Continue reading

Send us your questions! (and suggestions!)

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I look at some of the grains on our shelves and wonder, “What is that? How do I cook it?” Five seconds later, I forget about it… until the next pickup when I again see it on the shelf. I … Continue reading

Come to Boonsboro Greenfest on May 10!

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Recycle items you thought were not recyclable, listen to guest speakers, and visit more than 170 vendor stands at the 6th annual Boonsboro Greenfest, to be held in Shafer Park on Saturday, May 10, from 10 AM – 5 PM. Admission … Continue reading

Updated! New and Exciting Volunteer Opportunities for our next phase of Business

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Yippee! We are past the starting line, with a first work party at the store yesterday (thanks to all who chipped in!), estimates coming in electric and plumbing work to be done, and figuring out all the necessary permits and … Continue reading

Revised: Terms of Service and VC Brochure

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In case you have not seen them yet, check out our new brochure (designed by member Tom Piston) and our updated Terms of Service. Both are PDFs and open in a separate window. These documents can also be found on our … Continue reading

Rechargeable Batteries: Planet-Friendly and (very!) Wallet-Friendly

Rechargeable AA and AAA batteries can save you loads of money over single-use alkalines, but they can be frustrating if the wrong kind is selected. Take a moment to count the number of AA and AAA batteries you use in … Continue reading

July 1 General Membership Meeting

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33 people attended our July 1 General Membership Meeting at GBC! It was a time to be proud of what we accomplished together, to touch base about where we are going for the rest of this year, to collect suggestions … Continue reading

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