Co-op News

Does supporting your local economy appeal to you? What about supporting your own food co-op with a member loan? How much more local can you get than that? As part of financing our expansion to Ambler, we're reaching out to our members for loans in support of site preparation and construction. Loans from members will constitute an essential piece of the overall funding of the project.

This year's Harvest on Henry featured our largest turnout yet, with more than 1,200 people counted at the main entrance. The music was great, the weather was perfect, and the food was better than ever with Weavers Way running the grills.

About a dozen years ago, Mauricio Mendez’s grandmother began making guacamole and selling it at farmers markets in South Florida. Mauricio helped out, learned his grandmother’s recipe, and developed his own mango salsa and pico de gallo. After Di Bruno’s became the first large specialty store in the Philadelphia area to stock Anita’s, other stores took note. One of those was Weavers Way Co-op.

With agriculture dominated by mega-producers, it’s reassuring to find a favorite product packaged and distributed by a local family business. One example: Fruitwood Orchards in South Jersey, which provides honey, both bottled and bulk, to Weavers Way.

Put $400 in equity, get $100 back to spend at the Co-op. Is that a great deal or what? Introducing the Together We Grow equity campaign. As a member of Weavers Way, you own it! So why not grow it?

You minded the dust, and stepped around the mud, and dodged the heavy equipment. Now it's your turn to enjoy the new Backyard at the Chestnut Hill store.

Have you seen the purple shelf tags? We've lowered prices on more than 100 products you buy every day!

Weavers Way house accounts for members just got better. Deposit $100 or more using cash or a check, we'll credit you with an extra 2% to spend at the Co-op. That's $100 in, $102 out!

What’s a Weavers Way Chico bag? Just the hippest, handiest, most commodious planet-saving device we sell. Here’s a how-to on how to operate one.

Hear from experts, learn about community issues, hone specialized skills and more — or give workshop yourself! Topics can be as varied and far-reaching as the interests of our members.


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