Grow The Future Tour / Sacred Seeds Pop-Up Juice Bar

Meet JMU alumnus and professional soccer player for the Chicago Fire Soccer Club, CJ Sapong, and learn more about the nonprofit he started called Sacred Seeds. Their belief is that Nutrition, Education, and Community Building can bring about the change needed to nourish the youth in underserved communities by increasing access to clean and organic food.

On Dec. 4th, from 4-6pm, enjoy a rare opportunity to meet this athlete and role model who is truly making a difference. He’ll be providing a Pop-Up Juice Bar here at the co-op, as well as some insight into possible solutions for some of the big problems we face. He might even give out an autograph!

This is a FREE event.

December 4: Grow The Future Tour / Sacred Seeds Pop-Up Juice Bar

 

Meet JMU alumnus and professional soccer player for the Chicago Fire Soccer Club, CJ Sapong, and learn more about the nonprofit he started called Sacred Seeds. Their belief is that Nutrition, Education, and Community Building can bring about the change needed to nourish the youth in underserved communities by increasing access to clean and organic food.

On Dec. 4th, from 4-6pm, enjoy a rare opportunity to meet this athlete and role model who is truly making a difference. He’ll be providing a Pop-Up Juice Bar here at the co-op, as well as some insight into possible solutions for some of the big problems we face. He might even give out an autograph!

Wreath Making Class – Sunday, December 8 – CLASS CLOSED

Join us for our annual wreath making class with Amanda Tutwiler of Sparrow’s Flowers. This is the same class we have offered in the past, but this year it will be held at Sparrow’s Flowers. You don’t need any special skills in order to create a beautiful wreath from the provided fresh (and many local) greens. If you have something you’d like to include, be sure to bring it with you.

All supplies are included with class cost of $25. Owners get $5 off ticket price!

Register in-store or online.

Sustainability Matters Party at the Landfill

Sustainability Matters and the Shenandoah County Landfill are making trash bloom by planting a pollinator habitat at the landfill! Come learn about the project, check out the new educational signage, and help seed the experimental pilot plot.

The co-op will be there with some seasonal snacks and we’ll be helping to sow the seeds that will turn the landfill into a pollinator garden. Join us!!

Owner Appreciation Day

Join us on Owner Appreciation Day, Friday November 8th – if you’re an owner at the Co-op, you’ll receive 10% off everything you purchase that day.

We also have local vendors stopping by to share information about their products with samples for you to try.

 

SCHEDULE
11am-1pm

Cocoa Manna
Red Rooster

 

3pm-5pm
Red Root & Co

 

 

Annual Owner Meeting / Local Farm-to-Table Brunch

All owners are invited to our first ever Local Farm-to-Table Brunch, combined with our Annual Owner Meeting.
Please join us on Saturday, November 2 at 12:00 noon, on the co-op patio for a very special event.

12:00 noon: Arrive and enjoy brunch – talk with current board members and 2020 Board of Directors candidates
1:00 pm: Hear the news about the year past, and the year ahead (Spoiler Alert: there will be expansion and construction!)

Seating will be limited, so it will be first come, first serve for the brunch. There is no cost for the brunch. All you need to do is be an owner, and rsvp by October 28, either in the store or online under the events/class signup section. [we do ask that you inform us asap if you are not going to be able to attend, so that someone else may have your seat.]

LOCAL FARM TO TABLE BRUNCH MENU

Corn Pancakes
Concord Syrup (made from Local Hickory Hill Farm Concord Grapes)

Turner Country Ham Sammies
Fried Turner Ham on a Bun with Egg

Biscuits and Gravy
House Made Biscuits with J&L Green Farm Sausage and Shenandoah Cream

Egg Bake
Edgewood Farms Local Eggs with Main Street Farmstead Pepper Jack Cheese, Broccoli,
and Bacon

Twin Oaks Tofu Scrambler Wrap  [VEGAN]
Twin Oaks Tofu, Curry, Coconut Milk, Asparagus, Oven Dried Tomatoes, and Scallion

Hash Browns [VEGAN]

Granola with Fruit and Yogurt

Scones

Bulk Week

Shop for bulk goods anytime the week of October 6-12 and get 10% off your purchase – as many times as you like. There are no minimum or maximum limits so buy as little or as much as you need! And remember to BYOB*

 

*Bring Your Own Bottle, Bag, or Bulk container

Pumpkin Painting

Pumpkin Painting

Bring the kids by for this fun event. Each child gets a pumpkin to paint!  Weather permitting, we’ll paint outside on the patio, or inside the café if the weather isn’t good.

This is a FREE event.

Making Kombucha – CLASS IS FULL!

 

You asked for a class on Kombucha Making and we heard you! Join us on Wednesday, October 23 at 6:00pm and learn how to make your own kombucha. It’s easy, fun, and you’ll be given a scoby to take home so you can brew your own.

Co-op team member, Mackenzie Jenkins, will be your instructor. Not only will you learn how to make kombucha, but you’ll also learn a bit about the history behind the drink and its health benefits.

Just $10 or $5 for Owners – register in-store or online to reserve your place.

Healing Through Movement

This dance class is intended to get our bodies moving, our blood circulating, and fill our spirits with joy. Come join us as we dance into the new season, using the healing powers of music and choreography to bring out the “fierceness” in us all. Taught by Friendly City Team Member, Talibah Aquil.

Cost is $5, or FREE for Owners. You must sign up either in-store or online to secure your spot – limited space available.