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.
Weavers Way Chestnut Hill deli manager Shawn O'Connell boldly attended this summer's "Bug Crawl — Food and Drink Pairings for the 21st Century." Shawn chomped down a few grilled hissing cockroaches at Morris Arboretum and lived to tell about it. Read her story, or watch the video!
Join the Co-op, invest all your Member Equity up front, and we’ll give you a $40 Weavers Way gift card. When we say our members are our owners we mean it. Regardless of the amount of your initial investment when you join, you are making your contribution to the Co-op and you are an equal shareholder. The Co-op gives members over 13 years to pay their equity in full…$400 is much more valuable to us now than $400 in payments over a decade from now.
Pennsylvania is one of dozens of states now working on statewide initiatives and legislation that would require labeling of food containing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO). A new group called GMO-Free PA is working with Food and Water Watch and other groups to make such a labeling law a reality.
The urban farming community has successfully prevented a bill that would have saddled community gardens and market farms with onerous fees and legal burdens. City Councilman Brian O’Neill has amended Bill 120917, restoring community gardens and market or community supported farms in areas zoned CMX-2 and 2.5 as a matter of right, as was originally allowed in the City’s new zoning code.