Co-op News

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney wanted to deliver a very personal message of hope to residents of the city and region. He chose to write an open letter to all Philadelphians, which his office asked us to share. 

We invited a new customer to shop our Co-op, and a filmmaker documented her experience. Clips from her Weavers Way shopping adventure are now showing on cable TV, but you can also check them out here!

Our three wellness locations carry CBD products for people and pets in various forms. Look for gummies, tinctures, capsules, softgels, balms, mists and more!

Our popular pop-up shop, located across the street from our Mt. Airy store, features an eclectic mix of locally made kitchenwares, housewares, vintage, jewelry, pottery, artwork, plants and more, every Friday from 3-7 p.m. and every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

In this issue, we’ve got the dirt on the reopening of Henry Got Crops Farm Market this month. Contributor Alma Hypolite offers a plan for switching from processed to whole foods, and you’ll get a peek into Hilltop Books, the used bookstore now open in Chestnut Hill. Plus, school yourself on the working definitions and visual models of diversity, equity and inclusion, courtesy of our Racial DEI Committee.

When John Janick and his family moved into their first home with a real yard on Sedgwick Street in 2008, he sought information on how to make it bird friendly. Learning about the critical role of native plants in supporting wildlife started him on a new life venture that would eventually lead to his native plant nursery, Good Host Plants.

Turnout for the 2019 Weavers Way Board Election was the biggest on record! Many thanks to all who voted, and extra special thanks to all of the candidates who ran. We can't do this without you!

We put out a call for photos of how our cooperators shop or store the Co-op's bulk products, and we're thrilled to share the results. Check out our gallery, which includes submissions ranging from bulk beginners to seasoned experts, and be inspired!

Join the Weavers Way Environment Committee for their annual electronics waste recycling event on April 24 at Chestnut Hill College.

Get an extra $2 for depositing $100 in your EasyPay account? Just use cash or check and get extra "house money" for your purchases at the Co-op!

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