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Yoda Was Wrong

There will be plenty of "try" at the Fresh & Local Fair. It's our seasonal showcase of what's available, with lots of local vendors sampling their delicious products. Enjoy live music courtesy of the multi-talented Weavers Way staff, too. Rain or shine, 'cause we got a tent! It's all in the Backyard at the Chestnut Hill store, 8424 Germantown Ave. Much more info at www.weaversway.coop/Fresh-&-Local-Fair.

TONIGHT: Smoothies and Superfoods

Eating with Body in Mind

Thursday, June 19, 7 p.m.
Put that blender to healthy use by learning to make delicious and nutritious smoothies. April Pedrick will tell you what the fuss about superfoods is really all about. In the kitchen at Chestnut Hill Friends Meetinghouse, 20 E. Mermaid Lane. For info and to RSVP: outreach@weaversway.coop or 215-843-2350 ext.118.

Hoedown to Benefit WWCP

Good Seats Still Available!

The inaugural Hoedown is an evening of locally sourced, farm-fresh food, live music and outdoor games. We look forward to celebrating the Summer Solstice with you! Purchase tickets now, or for more information, contact Weavers Way Community Programs at wwcp@weaversway.coop.

Weavers Way on TV

Sunday, June 22, 5 p.m., Pennsylvania Cable Network
Our congressman, Chaka Fattah, thinks cooperatives are such a good idea the he sent a video crew to Mt. Airy some weeks ago to tour the store and interview staff and shoppers. You can watch the results this weekend on "A Capitol Idea," Fattah's every-other-Sunday show that's part of PCN's "Sunday Fusion" programming. (The Weavers Way segment is the second part of the half-hour show.) For those of you who don't know where to find PCN, the non-profit statewide public affairs channel (and therefore miss all that great Farm Show coverage in January), it's 9 on Verizon and 186 on Comcast. 

Juneteenth in Germantown

Saturday, June 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Hosted by the Johnson House Historic Site, the 6300 Germantown Avenue Business Alliance, and Historic Germantown, this free community festival commemorates the passage and ratification of the 13th Amendment ending slavery in the United States. Exhibits, family-friendly activities, discussions, performance art and other live entertainment and vendors will fill the 6300 block of Germantown Avenue. Info: freedomsbackyard.com/programs-events/juneteenth-festival.

Double Feature for Mt. Airy Moonlight Movies

Moonlight Movies

Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 16, 8:30 p.m.
The free outdoor Moonlight Movies in Mt. Airy film series returns this summer on two nights, Fridays at Lovett Park, 6945 Germantown Ave., next to the Lovett Library, and Saturdays at the Trolley Car Diner, 7619 Germantown Ave. Bring a chair or blanket and catch a flick every week except July 4-5. Screenings move to Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church, 13 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave., in case of rain. "Frozen" screens Friday, June 20, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" screens Saturday. For the full schedule, visit gomtairy.com. Hungry? Check out the food trucks on Fridays and the Trolley Car on Saturdays, starting at 6:30.

We Got Farmstands!

Weavers Way Farmstand at Saul
2-6 p.m. Friday, 2-7 p.m. Tuesday 
Stop by Weavers Way Farm across from Saul High School, 7100 Henry Ave., to check out the newest additions to the farmstand. Purchase vegetables from the farms and staples from the Co-op, including Philly Muffins, Seven Stars yogurt and La Colombe coffee.

WWCP Farmstand at Weavers Way Chestnut Hill
3-6 p.m. Tuesday

Grab some goodies grown by young people participating in Weavers Way Community Programs' gardening and nutrition education programs. The bounty for June 24 includes:

 Basil                        Kale
 Collards                   Kohlrabi
 Garlic scapes           Scallions
 Lettuce mix             Spicy salad mix
 Hakurei turnips       Radishes
 Herbs: sorrel, fennel, sage, dill, thyme, chives, oregano, mint

Local Mondays at the Co-op

Check out our weekly Local Monday afternoon showcase of the local bounty of our area. Taste samples, meet vendors and save on great products made or grown within 150 miles of the Co-op.

June 23, 4-7 p.m. 
Waffatopia sells their crispy-on-the-outside, chewy-on-the-inside waffles in our Chestnut Hill store. Stop by and try a caramelized bacon waffle and see what you've been missing.

Homesteading Workshop Series

Learn the skills you need to turn your home into a DIY hub, and have a good time in the process. For more info, contact Local Product Coordinator Stephanie Kane: skane@weaversway.coop or 215-843-2350 ext 122. Here's what's coming up:

Thursday, July 3, 5:30-7 p.m.
Tomato Pruning 
Join Weavers Way Farms Manager Nina Berryman to learn different methods of pruning your tomato plants, all designed to give you maximum production. Learn how to properly care for the plants you bought at our sale in May! At Weavers Way Farms at Saul High School. $15 at the door. Register for this class.

New! Farm Workshops for Kids

Weavers Way Community Programs offers “Cycles on a Farm,” a new urban farm workshop series for children of all ages. These five Monday sessions, starting June 23, feature farm tours and other activities, last one hour and cost $15 each. Register for all five and save 10 percent! For more info and to sign up, visit www.weaversway.coop/cyclesonafarm.

See what's on sale through July 1 . . . and beyond!

EasyPay is a prepaid account. It acts like a gift card — but there’s no card, and you can add money over and over again. Sign up at the register! It’s that Easy!

Make Your Move to the Chess Club

“Rook”-ies and Kasparovs alike are welcome to test their moves every Monday in the Community Room at 555 Carpenter Lane, and budding Bobby Fischers should inquire about our Junior League. Community Room. Info: outreach@weaversway.coop or 215-843-2350 ext 118.