Co-op News

Check out our weekly Local Monday showcases of the bounty of our area. Taste samples, meet vendors and save on great products that are made within 150 miles of Philadelphia.

Want backyard chickens back in Philadelphia? Join Philadelphia Backyard Chickens on Facebook, and squawk to your City Councilperson!

No wallet? No problem! An EasyPay Account is a prepaid account credit. It acts like a gift card — but there’s no card, and you can add money to your account over and over again. The balance is attached to your member account. You can load your account and check out your items at the same time! Just show a picture ID or your membership card at the register.

Chestnut Hill grocery staffer Mel Marmer is also Weavers Way’s chalkboard artist. Check out his work at all the stores. We have some pictures of some examples posted here for posterity.

Did you know Weavers Way's own PhillyFresh Pickles are the most amazing pickle in the world? Clearly, we're not biased here. PhillyFresh Pickles began as a small Philadelphia business supported by The Food Trust and the Untours Foundation. We produce this popular pickle using local cucumbers, when possible, and local processing. Proceeds from the sale of PhillyFresh Pickles will help fund the Untours Foundation's social investment programs.

HR Manager Jon Roesser does his best Craig Laban impersonation, butcher Rick plays resident food anthropologist and WWCH staffer Lara is just kind of apologetic over new cricket flour energy bars the Co-op now carries...Bon Appetit!

Is it a fruit or a vegetable? Let's slice it down the middle and go with frechtable (This is actual taxonomic terminology here. We don't make stuff like this up.) Plantains are a staple food in the tropical regions of the world, and frankly we Philadelphians should really give this fretchtable some justice. Plantains are treated in much the same way as potatoes and with a similar neutral flavour and texture when the unripe fruit is cooked by steaming, boiling or frying.

Check out the Poetry Flash Mob at Weavers Way Chestnut Hill that popped up on Sunday!

Relive the memories! Pictures of our 40th Birthday Bash Oct. 19 at Cliveden are

General Manager Glenn Bergman testified Oct. 28 before City Council’s public Property and Public Works Committee in favor of establishing a Land Bank to streamline the disposition of vacant properties in the city.

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