Category Archives: Community Involvement

Sharing Our Love of Healthy Food and Community

Valley Co-op is pleased to partner with Potomac Case Management Services of Hagerstown in their efforts to improve quality of life and independence for individuals in Washington County. In this season of giving, Valley Co-op solicited its members and food … Continue reading

General Membership Meeting Recap

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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

Co-op Window Cling Sales to support a local charity!

 Introducing our beautiful new window cling, “WE SUPPORT VALLEY CO-OP”, designed by member Joanie Costlow.  The window clings are for sale for $2.50 each at our store, with a portion of the sales funds going to a local charity selected … Continue reading

Why Valley Co-op loves Boonsboro Green Fest 2015

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Why do we love Boonsboro Green Fest (BGF)? Its a local effort organized by enthusiastic volunteers committed to making Boonsboro and surrounding communities earth-friendly!Read about this passionate group… Food Campaign Director of Green America will be there to discuss GMOs! You can recycle items that are hard to recycle like rechargeable batteries, … Continue reading

VC’s Terracycling, Recycling & Helping the Community in 2015

If you have yet to notice the Terracycling bins at Valley Co Op, take a look the next time you come to the store. Through the Terracycling program we have diverted trash from the landfill and raised $179.22 in funds … Continue reading

What’s weird about these pictures?

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Picture 1:  A health food store in Brooklyn, NY with 16,000 owners upgrades its store equipment. Instead of selling the old equipment (perfectly functional, not obsolete) for several hundred dollars, the store donates 4 electronic scales and 4 checkout thermal … Continue reading

Send us your questions! (and suggestions!)

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I look at some of the grains on our shelves and wonder, “What is that? How do I cook it?” Five seconds later, I forget about it… until the next pickup when I again see it on the shelf. I … Continue reading

Valley Co-op Community Partners – A New Member Perk Coming Soon!

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Want to further your support of local businesses outside of Valley Co-op? Love getting discounts and perks?  We thought so! In the spirit of cooperation, next month Valley Co-op is kicking off a new program, called Valley Co-op Community Partners, … Continue reading

Important documents now easily available on our website

Volunteers have been hard at work updating the Valley Co-op website and our brochure, which will come out in time for Greenfest on May 10. You may now access on this website updated versions of the following PDFs that were … Continue reading

Members Needed for Valley Co-op Booth at GreenFest

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Each year Valley Co-op hosts a booth at the Boonsboro GreenFest to recruit new members and spread the word about our Co-op.  No experience is necessary, just a desire to let others know about VC and how we operate. The … 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