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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

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

Valley Co-op Elections 2017

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The following candidates have submitted applications to serve on the Board of Directors. Term is 3 years, 1/2017- 1/2020. Please review each candidate’s application prior to voting.   Michael Evans – Michael_Evans_BOD_application_2017 (PDF) Peter Johnson – Peter_Johnson_BOD_application_2017 (PDF) Clifford Lane – Clifford_Lane_BOD_application_2017 (PDF) … Continue reading

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    as of 6/2/15

    MEMBERS

    Total Number of Members: 628

    Volunteering Members: 26

    THANK YOU FOR GROWING WITH US!

    New Members Since 1/1/15: 140

    Total Number of Members on 6/2/14: 176

    Members gained since then: 452