Author Archives: Susan

MAY DAY AT THE MARKET

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Saturday, May 5, 9 am-12 pm  FREE EVENT! (Also see article: “Valley Co-op Celebrates May Day at the Market” in the Herald-Mail, May 2, 2018) Celebrate Spring – farm-style! Bring the whole family to the Historic City Farmers’ Market on Saturday, … Continue reading

March Meetings

Marketing Meeting (all Welcome to Attend): 3/12, 6:00pm, prior to BOD meeting Board of Directors & Open Member Meeting, 3/12 6:30 PM. Meetings held at the Valley Co-op Market Space, City Market, Hagerstown, MD

Recycling and Minimizing Plastic Use at Good Gracious Gardens

~Collect these containers for seedling reuse~ Once again, I’ll be offering vegetable and herb seedlings for sale through the Valley Co-op this spring.  And, once again, I’d like to re-use your yogurt cups and other plastic cups/containers for potting my … Continue reading

Deadline for BOD Applications is 1/14/18

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Applications are now being accepted for candidates for our Board of Directors. This election cycle we have two current BOD members ending their two-year terms. We have also received two resignations for BOD members who needed to fulfill family and work obligations. … Continue reading

RESOLUTIONS YOU CAN KEEP WITH VALLEY CO-OP:

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Eating healthier (& better for the planet): By purchasing meats and produce through the Co-op you have the benefit of knowing your producer, their practices, and subsequently have better knowledge about the food you eat. Co-op producers are not large … Continue reading

City Market is Growing! Vendor list as of November 2017

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Below is the current list of vendors at the Hagerstown City Market as of November 11th.  Four more vendors are anticipated to join in the next few weeks.  Visit these and Valley Co-op at the Market on Saturdays! Open 5.am. … Continue reading

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

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