Author Archives: Susan

Welcome supplier: South Mountain Creamery

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Starting October 14, 2017 Valley Co-op will be offering dairy products from South Mountain Creamery, which is located in Middletown, Md. Co-op members will be able to order milk, half and half, yogurt and butter. Milk will be offered in … Continue reading

Kraut demonstration – 10/14/17

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Kraut Workshop on October 14, 10:00 AM at the Co-op Market Join the Sour Mountain Picklin’ Boys for the second in our continuing series on Fermentation as Preservation! Last month’s successful Dill Pickle workshop produced a crock of very sharp, delightfully healthful … Continue reading

SAVE THE DATE: ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP AND OPEN MEETING 2018

October 23, 2018, 6:30 – 8 PM Co-op Market Space This is the annual meeting required by our bylaws – every member should attend. The meeting is also OPEN TO THE PUBLIC as part of our effort to dramatically grow … Continue reading

A Local Taste of Autumn: Farm to Table Meal at Shepherd’s Spring

A Local Taste of Autumn: Farm to Table Meal at Shepherd’s Spring, November 12, 3-5 pm. This is a great opportunity to support local farmers/vendors, as well as enjoy good food with good company in a beautiful setting. $25 RSVP … Continue reading

Friedman Fisheries 2017 Salmon Report

Hello to all of my salmon customers and friends, legacy and new. We are returned home from the 2017 fishing season up at our fish site in Alaska, all rested up by now, and settled in. I’ve been sitting on … Continue reading

August FREE Saturday Events at the Co-op Market

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August 5th “What the Health” movie screening and free popcorn, 9:30 Aug 12 Kids Zone Fun- face painting, corn hole, crafts, balloons 9am-12pm. **Volunteers needed. Please contact the Store Manager for info** Aug 19 Recycling Day- Bring your batteries (sealed … Continue reading

Valley Co-op Practical Workshop: Fermenting, Part I – PICKLING Aug. 26th at the Co-op Market 9-12

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In this practical workshop, participants will learn why fermentation is and always has been important to human survival. We’ll point out the value of a healthy intestinal bacterial community, or microbiome, and how consuming fermented products can promote a healthy, disease-resistant … Continue reading

FREE SATURDAY EVENTS at the Co-op Market

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July 8th Free Popcorn and videos Grab a bag of free popcorn to view two short videos. The first features animated infographics demonstrating just a few of the social, economic, and environmental impacts that food co-ops have on their local communities. … Continue reading

Yoga moved to Saturday Morning Yoga at the Market

Aaron Clayton is a certified yoga instructor and completed his 500 hour yoga teacher training through the Kaivalya Yoga Method. He holds an M.A. in English from Middlebury College and is completing a Ph.D. in English at the State University … Continue reading

Valley Co-op Summer Listening Campaign is now underway

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~first 150 conversations are being scheduled over the next few weeks~ You might ask why we are taking time for conversations and the answer is simple, relationships. As we rebuild Valley Co-op, authentic relationships will be the key to success … Continue reading

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