Category Archives: Community Involvement

At-Home Volunteering

For those of you who cannot volunteer at Pickups, here are some alternatives. 1.        For our displays at the upcoming Meritus Wellness Fair (May 2) and Greenfest (May 11), we’d like to create a list or poster of all of … Continue reading

VC welcomes new members from POEs!

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We recently had several members join us from the Potomac Organic Eaters group (POEs), which is a local Potomac area group of families determined to learn more and share knowledge about eating more locally and healthfully. This group is not just for … Continue reading

Green Halloween Tips

Adapted from Green America feature Article (Sept/Oct 2012) Green Your Halloween. Green Halloween, a program by Green America offers the following tips and hints to make your Halloween healthier and more socially- & eco-responsible: Offer Candy Alternatives: 1 in 3 … Continue reading

Puzzle & Game donations needed for helpful SanMar Girls

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Thanks to some insightful members, a wonderful effort of co-operation is occurring on Thursday’s pickup.  Girls from San Mar Children’s Home have been donating their time to sorting and packing member’s orders a few hours on Pickup Thursdays. It has been a … Continue reading

Boonsboro now has an Environmental Commission

The Mayor and Council on Tuesday night unanimously approved the creation of a town Environmental Commission, thought to be the first in Washington County. After discussing two changes in the document, which was prepared by members of the Boonsboro Recycling Task … Continue reading

Member e-Newsletter Classifieds

Online Community Sale and Swap for VC Members Only Info & Rules for Submitting a Classified. F&D Apiary is looking for some land to set bee hives on. Need a few acres where we can drive our truckto drop off … Continue reading

Extra food/produce? Donate it to South County Food Pantry

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This time of year it seems most gardens are just giving away those excess cabbage heads and squash.   The South County Food Pantry would gladly take them, AND they are open on Thursdays! The Pantry is open EVERY Thursday from … Continue reading

Member Only e-Classifieds Rules

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Classifieds are reviewed by newsletter editors for acceptable content Cannot be for recurring sales OR for products sold regularly by suppliers thru the Co-op. Sales and trades are not monitored or facilitated by the Co-op. Valley Co-op is not responsible … Continue reading

Interested in what other Co-ops are doing? Attend the next MAFCA meeting:

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Last year, Valley Co-op joined the Mid-Atlantic Food Co-op Association to network with other Co-ops and research becoming a true member-owned co-op. THE NEXT MAFCA MEETING WILL BE HELD ON SUNDAY, JULY 15, FROM 11 AM TO 4 PM, IN PHILADELPHIA. This meeting will be … Continue reading

Upcoming “Grow it, Eat It, Preserve It Workshop – Jams and Jellies”

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Grow it, Eat It, Preserve It Workshop –Jams and Jellies Tuesday, May 22, 2012 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Washington County Agricultural Education Center Multi-Purpose Building 7303 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro, MD 21713 Cost:  $35 per person. For full details, please … Continue reading

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    as of 1/19/19


    Total Number of Member Households: 177