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Meet a (NEW!) Supplier: South Mountain MicroFarm

Valley Co-op is pleased to welcome South Mountain MicroFarm as a new supplier of sustainably-raised, chemical free produce (& fish!) right here in Washington County, MD! Started in 2014, South Mountain MicroFarm is located on a 30 year old Christmas … Continue reading

NEW SUPPLIER: Blind Spot Nutbutters

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  Just when you thought you’ve tried all the different types of nutbutters out there, something new and crazy pops up. These nutbutters are flying off our shelves with fun flavors like “Cinnamon Roll”, “Peanut Butter Brownie” and “It’s a … Continue reading

Meet a Supplier: Farm of Peace, Warfordsburg, PA

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The Farm of Peace is a 150-acre farm in the gently rolling hills of south-central Pennsylvania, only 45 minutes from Hagerstown, just north of Hancock, MD. The location is a working farm, a retreat and healing center, and a spiritual community. … Continue reading

Meet A Supplier: JT&R Exotic Meats

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JT&R, a new vendor for Valley Co-op, offers a wide variety of exotic meats, chiefly pork, lamb, goat, and, coming soon, farm-raised water buffalo. JT&R Exotic Meats was born from a third generation farm in the heart of the Middletown … Continue reading

Meet a Supplier: Raw Bliss

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Raw Bliss was started three years ago by Bob and Holly Davis, a father and daughter duo in Brunswick, MD. Their product line includes Raw Bliss Bites (organic/vegan/ raw dessert treats, did I mention they are incredibly yummy and healthy … Continue reading

Meet a Supplier: Friedman Family Fisheries

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(an excerpt from Avi Friedman’s Salmon Information Booklet) Every summer, our family travels to our fish site at Ekuk Beach in the Nushagak River District, Bristol Bay, Alaska, to fish commercially for sockeye salmon. We have built a small processing … Continue reading

Get To Know: Aunt Linda’s Gluten Free Bakery

UPDATE: JANUARY 2016 AUNT LINDA’S BAKERY DISCONTINUED BUSINESS I was first introduced to Aunt Linda’s during the local ski resort Whitetail’s fall festival last year where I fell in love with her cheese crackers – a blend of cheddar cheese … Continue reading

Meet a Supplier: City Harvest of Hagerstown

Who We Are About Us City Harvest is a small urban farming operation that produces specialty microgreens and shoots within the city limits of Hagerstown. Founded in the spring of 2015, City Harvest looks to expand the diversity of locally … Continue reading

It’s Chestnut Time

Fresh local chestnuts are in season now, bursting out of their bristly pods and ready to be enjoyed in a wide variety of amazingly delicious recipes. They’re great roasted, as a snack or in your favorite stuffing  but can also be … Continue reading

Introducing “Nanny Meal” – a complete nutritional drink for kids

I thought Naturopathic School wouldn’t be too difficult. How hard could it be to learn about plants and food?  Five years and a total of 11 years of college later, I have a little more grey hair and have learned … Continue reading

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    as of 6/2/15

    MEMBERS

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    New Members Since 1/1/15: 140

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

    Members gained since then: 452