Category Archives: Co-op News

Reducing single use plastics with Good Gracious Gardens

Regular customers of Good Gracious Gardens can reduce their plastic waste As part of my campaign to eliminate single-use plastic from my life and plastic pollution from the environment, I’m looking for alternatives to the plastic bags I’ve been using … Continue reading

Meet New Supplier: Smoky Bend Farm

Smoky Bend Farm in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia is a small family run farm, nestled in a gooseneck of Sleepy Creek. Our namesake comes from the wispy fog that regularly rises from the creek water. Farmers Jared and Rich have … Continue reading

Valley Co-op Closing for Summer Vacation

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Plan ahead to purchase your local foods for 4th of July! We will NOT be having an order cycle the weekend prior to the holiday.

Little Antietam Goat Dairy’s Story

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We love making, eating, and selling artisan goat cheese. Located on a family farm in picturesque Franklin County Pennsylvania. We maintain a herd of seventy French Alpine Dairy Goats. The goats are fed select alfalfa, grass hay and grain ensuring … Continue reading

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

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

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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