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Welcome New Supplier: Ivy Hill Farm of Smithsburg, MD

Ivy Hill Orchard, located in Smithsburg, MD, is owned by John S. & Karen J. Martin. With the help of John Timothy (Tim) and John Justin (Justin), they are the long-standing tradition of successful, progressive farming of this land once originally named, … Continue reading

We’re Moving Today!

If you’ve missed the news, as of today Valley Co-op buying club’s home is the Historic City Farmer’s Market in Hagerstown! Read the Herald Mail article or watch a short video clip. Our address: 25 West Church Street, Hagerstown, MD (map) Times of pickups and deliveries … Continue reading

UPDATE Keep Valley Co-op’s Doors Open! campaign

Posted on by Lena

(11/12/16) Following our October General Membership Meeting, the Valley Co-op Board of Directors conducted an anonymous online survey and started a fundraising campaign. Thank you to the 411 households that responded  (49% were current members, 22% former members, and 29% … 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

Grilled White Pizzas with Clams, Grilled Asparagus and Roasted Scallions (Makes 3 Medium Pizzas)

Idea and Example of a “Favorite Co-Op Recipes” Column I made a fun and relatively easy meal last night, with all ingredients other than flour, oil, and clams sourced from the Co-op or the Farmer’s Market. It occurred to me … Continue reading

“It Takes a Community” Launches by Trickling Springs Creamery

One of Valley Co-op’s largest local vendors is Trickling Springs Creamery. They are currently working on a series of videos, titled It Takes a Community, to introduce the region to their wonderful family farmers. Check out their first video below: … Continue reading

Celebrate Small Business Saturday with Valley Co-op!

About The Movement In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help businesses with their most pressing need — getting more customers. The day encourages people to shop at small businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The single day … Continue reading

The Comforting Nourishing Sweet Potato

It’s the time of year when we embrace all that is warm, sweet, and nourishing, turning to staple foods that keep well through the dark days of winter. Nothing says “cozy comfort” like a delightfully-baked sweet potato, alone or dressed … Continue reading

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    as of 1/19/19


    Total Number of Member Households: 177