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In the hoopla over the World Cup last week, some of you missed our poll about the new TV monitor at the Chestnut Hill store. (That was why you missed it, right?) So, is it a useful tool for communications or have we just jumped the shark? Take the poll at www.surveymonkey.com/s/TVatWW.

TONIGHT! Feed Your Skin

Thursday, July 10, 7:30 p.m.
Learn the proper care and feeding of your biggest organ, how it tells the story of our health and the most natural ways to protect it in the summertime. Out back behind Across the Way, 610 Carpenter Lane, weather permitting. Rain locale: Weavers Way Community Room, 555 Carpenter Lane (adjacent to the Mt. Airy store). For info and to RSVP: outreach@weaversway.coop or 215-843-2350 ext 118.

TONIGHT! Chillin’ & Food Truckin’ in Mt. Airy

Thursday, July 10, 5-8 p.m.
So nice we did it twice — Mucho Bueno and Zsa's Ice Cream will be back, parked outside the Co-op for your dining pleasure, along with live music to feast your ears. Try your hand in a friendly round or two with the Weavers Way Chess Club, too. And, of course, it's Thirsty Thursday at Philly Salvage across the street! At Greene Street and Carpenter Lane.

We Got Farmstands!


Weavers Way Farmstand at Saul
2-6 p.m. Friday, 2-7 p.m. Tuesday
Field-grown local tomatoes, corn and all the other great things from Weavers Way Farms at Saul and Awbury Arboretum, plus yogurt, honey, cheese and other local staples from the stores. Across from Saul High School, 7100 Henry Ave.

Weavers Way Community Programs Farmstand at 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.

Next week's bounty includes: onions, kale, collards, cabbage, cucumbers, summer squash, tomatoes, basil, beans, scallions, tatsoi, bok choi, gooseberries, beets, herbs, okra, flowers and kohlrabi.

It's a Co-op Weekend at Awbury Arboretum

New members and old (farm)hands alike will be converging on Weavers Way Farms at Awbury Arboretum, 1011 E. Washington Lane, on Saturday, July 12.

Weavers Way Farms Work Day, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Join our farmers for a day in the sun, and help get fresh produce to the stores. Wear something you don’t mind getting dirty and don’t forget to bring water! (Next month's work day is at Saul, with a special Happy Hour afterwards!) For info and to RSVP: nberryman@weaversway.coop.

Welcome Meeting for New Members, 10 a.m.-noon
Learn about YOUR Co-op outdoors at the farm, and earn two working credit hours in the process. RSVP: outreach@weaversway.coop or 215-843-2350 ext 118.

Things of Beauty

Makeup brush

Saturday, July 12, 4-6 p.m.
Stop by Weavers Way Next Door, 8426 Germantown Ave., and partake of makeup demos from our friends at Embellish Mineral Cosmetics. Vegan, cruelty-free and 10% off too!

Behind the Fence at Wyck: History and Community

Saturday, July 12, noon-4 p.m.
Explore the 300-year-old house and garden at 6026 Germantown Ave. and discover how history intersects with the here and now. Live music, food and kids’ activities — and the Weavers Way mini-marketplace! This is the second in Wyck's 2014 Behind the Fence Festival series. For more info, visit wyck.org or call 215-848-1690. 

Friends of the Wissahickon 90th Anniversary Picnic

Saturday, July 12, 3-8 p.m.
Head to Pachella Field, 6839 Henry Ave., for live bluegrass music from the Bacchus Boys, craft beer from the award-winning Stone Brewing Company and summer barbecue favorites, all to support the preservation of Wissahickon Park. Tickets ($40 for adults, $15 for children, $55 for one adult and child, $90 For two adults and two children) include all activities, food and beverages. For info and tickets, visit www.fow.org/90thPicnic or call Sarah Marley at 215- 247-0417.

Jazz at Cliveden for Bebashi Health Awareness

Jazz on the Ave

Saturday, July 12, 5-8 p.m.
Bring chairs or blankets and relax on the beautiful grounds of historic Cliveden, 6401 Germantown Ave., to hear local jazz artists perform and support Philadelphia’s historic places and Bebashi's focus on HIV/ AIDS awareness, breast health and hunger relief. Enjoy the Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble, Mozaic Flow and other Philadelphia jazz artists, spoken word poet Krissy Mosely, local food and arts and craft vendors. Admission is $20 (children, $10), cash only. For more info, visit www.cliveden.org.


Dog Days of Summer in Chestnut Hill

Sunday, July 13, noon to 4 p.m.
Yappy Hour (participating restaurants), 3 to 6 p.m.

Walk yourself and your companion to Germantown and Highland for this festival of all things canine. There will be food, music, rescue organizations, caricaturists, a paw reader, a photo booth, dog trainers, kids' activities and much, much more. For more info, visit www.chestnuthillpa.com.

WW Food Justice Committee Meeting

Monday, July 14, 6:30 p.m. 
What do we want? Food justice! When do we want it? Now! Community Room, 555 Carpenter Lane (adjacent to the Mt. Airy store). For more info or to RSVP: outreach@weaversway.coop or 215-843-2350 ext. 118

Local Mondays at the Co-op

Local Monday

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

July 14, 4-7 p.m.
Our favorite rule-breaker, Will Ternay of Long Cove Foods, crafts vegan scrapple from local GMO-free cornmeal, vegetables and mushrooms. Stop by Chestnut Hill and see what the fuss is about!

Pump up the Blueberry Jam


Tuesday, July 15, 7 p.m.
Get schooled on "Low-Sugar Blueberry Jam" with Food in Jars author and canning queen Marisa McClellan. And you’ll get to take home your own freshly made half-pint too! This Homesteading Workshop Series event is at the Chestnut Hill Friends Meetinghouse, 20 E. Mermaid Lane. For tickets ($30), visit blueberryjam.brownpapertickets. com. For more info: rtorpie @weaversway.coop or 215-843-2350 ext. 121.

Members Only

Have you used the coupon in your July Shuttle for $15 off a $99 shopping trip? This is a member-only benefit, so if you haven’t joined or you've let your membership lapse, now is a great time to become a card-carrying owner-member of our vibrant Co-op! So grab a coupon and start saving!

Get Online at Weavers Way!

Surf's up at the Co-op! Our public WiFi serves the sidewalk tables on Carpenter Lane in Mt. Airy, the Community Room at 555 Carpenter Lane and the Backyard at Chestnut Hill. Just  look for WW_PUBLIC and use the password weaversway

See what's on sale through July
— 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!