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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

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

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  • Valley Co-op Stats

    as of 6/2/15


    Total Number of Members: 628

    Volunteering Members: 26


    New Members Since 1/1/15: 140

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

    Members gained since then: 452