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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

Now offering Friday 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

NOW OPEN SATURDAYS 9 AM – 12 PM FOR MEMBER ORDER PICKUPS!

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The dust has settled a bit from the move and we will now offer Saturday hours to our members for order pickups.  The historic City Market is open during this time. Grab a bite to eat and mingle their vendors. Access … Continue reading

We’re Moving to Downtown Hagerstown!

We are excited to announce that on April 4, 2017, Board of Directors President Julius Goepp signed a 2-year lease agreement with the City of Hagerstown for Valley Co-op to occupy the 2,500 sq ft space in the back of … Continue reading

Business Update 2/24/17: New BOD and Buying Club Goals

The Valley Coop Board of Directors met in Special Session on 20 February 2017, for several important purposes. First, the Board welcomed its three new members, John Winger, Michael Evans, and Cliff Lane, who were selected and appointed by the … Continue reading

Store Closed|Buying Club Continues for Members

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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