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TONIGHT: Produce Saves!

Eating with Body in Mind

Thursday, June 5, 7 p.m.
Fruits and veggies are the elixir of life. How can a busy person get their 5-9 every day? In this yummy workshop, we unearth ways to fill your meals with nutritional powerhouses. Learn which tools and prep methods make your kitchen work for you and bring the bounty to your table. Weavers Way Farms, across from Saul High School, 7100 Henry Ave. RSVP: outreach@weaversway.coop or 215-843-2350 ext.118.

Reiki on the Hill

Friday, June 7, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Reiki Master and Intuitive Kezia Lechner returns to Weavers Way Next Door, 8426 Germantown Ave. in Chestnut Hill, with complimentary 10-minute seated Reiki sessions.

Local Mondays at the Co-op

June 9, 4-7 p.m.
Taste Artisanal Market whips up cheese spreads that will be an instant hit at any gathering. Stop by the Chestnut Hill store for a taste. Meanwhile, in Mt Airy, Ironstone Creamery will be sampling yogurt smoothies made from organic fruit and dairy from their Bucks County farm.

Get Dirty Down on the Farm . . .

Saturday, June 7, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Lend a hand at the farm at Saul High School for a few hours and get the produce season off to a great start. Working members can sign up for a shift on the Weavers Way online work calendar (members.weaversway.coop). Non-members, just show up! Remember to bring water and wear something meant to get dirty.

. . . Then Wash Up for the Potluck!

Saturday, June 7, 4-6 p.m.
Follow up all that honest work with a kick-off-the-season potluck at the farm! Bring a dish or drinks to share, along with your own plate and cutlery. Weavers Way Farm across from Saul High School, 7100 Henry Ave. RSVP: nberryman@weaversway.coop.

Germantown Flea at Grumblethorpe

Saturday, June 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Every second Saturday through Sept. 6
Browse for bargains at the most historic flea market in Germantown, at the historic Wister family house, 5267 Germantown Ave. Grab colonial lunch at The Smokin' Gringos taco truck too. Vendors still wanted! Spaces are $15. For info, contact Andy Jickling at 215-439-0100 or andyjickling@gmail.com.

Weavers Way Locavore Supper Club

Saturday, June 7, 6-8 p.m.
Bring a dish to share containing one, a few or all locally sourced ingredients, along with a plate, eating utensils and a cup. Eat and acknowledge the wealth and variety of local foods available in our region, talk about our common interests relating to food and community and discuss possibilities for future supper clubs! Summit Church, Greene Street and Westview Avenue. RSVP: skane@weaversway.coop or 215-843-2350 ext 122.

Visit the WWCP Farmstand in front of the Chestnut Hill store, 8284 Germantown Ave., every Tuesday from 3 to 6 p.m. to pick up produce grown by young people participating in Weavers Way Community Programs' gardening and nutrition education programs. (And stop inside the store for the rest of your dinner.) 

This week's bounty includes:

  • Garlic scapes
  • Strawberries
  • Herbs (oregano, fennel fronds, sage, thyme, sorrel, chives, mint)
  • Hakurei turnips
  • Radishes
  • Kale (Lacinato, Green Curly, Red Russian)
  • Collards
  • Bok Choi
  • Tatsoy
  • Salad mixes: baby lettuce and spicy mix
  • Arugula
  • Scallions
  • Kohlrabi

Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! in Chestnut Hill

Sunday, June 8
Check out the return of Clover Market, the seasonal outdoor market featuring more than 100 vendors selling antiques, collectibles, vintage jewelry and clothing, finely crafted handmade items and original art. There will be free craft activities for children, and dogs are welcome too. Rain or shine in the parking lot just off W. Highland Avenue, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Get there early! Meanwhile, Hill merchants will also host the Royal Rummage Sidewalk Sale, and it's also Second Sunday, with lots of brunch specials at restaurants along Germantown Avenue. Finally, the Chestnut Hill Book Festival takes place at the Chestnut Hill Hotel from 1 to 5:30 p.m.

Weavers Way Food Justice Committee Meeting

Monday, June 9, 6 p.m.
What do we want? Food justice! When do we want it? Now! Join this vocal group and let your voice be heard. Community Room, 555 Carpenter Lane (adjacent to the Mt. Airy store). For info or to RSVP: outreach@weaversway.coop or 215-843-2350 ext 118.

Give Two on Giving Twosday

Tuesday, June 10, all day long
Shop the Co-op on the Second Tuesday of every month to support Weavers Way Community Programs. Our friendly cashiers will ask if you’d like to add $2 to your total to support WWCP's farm and nutrition education programs for children and youth.  (You can give more – or less – and we’ll love you just the same.) For more info, contact WWCP Executive Director Jill Fink at jill@weaversway.coop or 215-843-2350, ext 319.

Homesteading Workshop: Composting at Home

Tuesday, June 10, 4:30 p.m.
Tim Bennett of Bennett Compost will go over four options for home composters — worm bins, backyard composting, dropoff locations and pickup service — in this free workshop. Worms available for sale; Co-op members receive a free month when they sign up for Bennett Compost pickup. At Weavers Way Farms, across from Saul High School at 7100 Henry Ave. Register for this class. More info about the series: skane@weaversway.coop or 215-843-2350 ext 122. Download series schedule (PDF).

Weavers Way Welcomes New Members

Wednesday, June 11, 6:30 p.m.
Join us for our monthly orientation meeting and learn about YOUR Co-op. You get two work credit hours just for attending! Community Room, 555 Carpenter Lane. RSVP: jleeds@weaversway.coop, 215-843-2350 ext. 119.

Weavers Way Education Committee

Thursday, June 12, 7 p.m.
Join this longtime Weavers Way members' group to discuss ways to give your fellow members something to think about! In the Community Room, 555 Carpenter Lane (adjacent to the Mt. Airy store). Info: outreach@weaversway.coop or 215-843-2350 ext 118.

See what's on sale through June 17 . . .  and beyond!

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Get the Veg Out

Saturday, June 14, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Everything you ever wanted to know about veggies but were afraid to ask. Weavers Way will set up shop at Philly’s First Veg Fest, organized by our friends at the Humane League. The Shambles at Headhouse Square. Contact: outreach@weaversway.coop

Celebrate Dad — Musically and Maybe More

Sunday, June 15, 12:30-4 p.m.
Come to Mt. Airy Village (corner of Greene and Carpenter) for the free Sunday Is Daddy's Day concert. Warm up with dad Mike Stevens’ samba class, 12:30-1:30 p.m., then partake in father-focused live music in all styles — rock, country, folk, soul and even Yiddish — outside until at least 4 p.m. All lyrics about Dad and Grandpa! Interested musicians are welcome to contact MaMa: muze@erols.com, 215 842-1040.

Get Your Tickets to the Hoedown!

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.