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2016 Annual Membership Meeting: Will Valley Co-op Survive?

Will Valley Co-op Survive? ~Four Business Options to be presented at next Annual Membership Meeting~ All members are encouraged to attend this very important meeting to discuss the future of the store and Valley Co-op as an organization. For more … Continue reading

Presentation rescheduled! SOLAR POWER: ~How Solar Technology Works & Why is it so popular~

Valley Co-op is excited to have Community Partner Chris Vautrin, an experienced Solar Engineer with SolarCity, lead a class on how solar energy works. The class will be held from 2 to 3pm on Sunday, March 13, in a barn on a beautiful historic estate in the … Continue reading

Solar Power: How Solar Technology Works and is so Popular

POSTPONED – DATE TBD Valley Co-op is excited to have Community Partner Chris Vautrin lead a class on how solar energy works. The class will be held at Valley Co-op from 6 to 7pm on Saturday, February 13. Chris will also explain why so many … Continue reading

General Membership Meeting Recap

The General Membership Meeting was held on Sunday October 11 at The Barn at the View in Hagerstown. We owe a big Thank You to Jill Hudson-Miller for hosting us at her wonderful barn. Board President Rita Bratcher spoke about … Continue reading

HOW SOLAR ENERGY WORKS: Free Educational Program

Program Description Learn how Solar Technology harnesses the energy coming from the sun, how recent developments in the solar industry have changed both the energy market and the job market, and how homeowners have been taking advantage of the latest … Continue reading

CANCELED – Valley Co-op General Membership Meeting Summer 2015

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UPDATE!! – We are so sorry to announce that the General Membership Meeting scheduled for Sunday at 1:00pm at the Red Heifer Winery has been canceled.  Red Heifer Winery notified us of a double booking and chose to cancel our … Continue reading

Valley Co-op to supply food at Charity Birthday Bash

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Throwback Thursday: Costume Party/Fundraiser/Charity Event My name is Marley, and I am writing to extend your organization an  invitation to my birthday party! This year, I’m throwing a charity fundraiser for a few of my favorite local non-profits, but I’m designing this event in such a way … Continue reading

Local Author promotes Eating Local (…in WashCo!)

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Frederick County resident, Julie Castillo is the author of Eat Local for Less, a book about making local, organic, sustainable food accessible to the average consumer. Published in April 2015, Eat Local for Less demystifies the world of local, organic, sustainably produced food. It … Continue reading

SUCCESSFUL SEED STARTING (WORKSHOP)

CLASS FULL! Stay Tuned for upcoming Classes By Mary Cottone of Good Gracious Garden 22 FEBRUARY 2015 – 2-3:30PM FREE for Valley Co-op Members, $5 fee for Non-members Class space is limited to 10 persons Topics will include: Testing viability of … Continue reading

Help the Co-op Install a NEW Produce Chiller!

We are so thankful for all of our members and supporters who contributed to our new produce chiller fund! Our community graciously helped the Co-op achieve its goal of maintaining our community-owned grocery store with contributions to our Produce Chiller … Continue reading

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  • Valley Co-op Stats

    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