Co-op Learning: Intro to Beekeeping
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us for this fascinating class about the importance of bees in our ecosystem and, you’ll learn how you can become a beekeeper!

Mike Hott, of Hott Apiary, will present this introduction to beekeeping which will delve into the following topics:

  • the components of a hive
  • tools of the trade
  • protective clothing
  • hive inspection
  • what to look for in a productive hive
  • dos and don’ts of beekeeping

Register online or in-store. Cost is $10, or $5 for owners.

Owner Appreciation Day
Aug 24 all-day







Owners receive 10% off any and all purchases made this day. We’ll have in-store samples of delicious products  – and FREEBIE giveaways for owners.

Plan to come by and talk with some of our local producers. They love to answer your questions and they’ll have samples of their products for you to try.

11-1   Red Root & Co
3-5    Ula Tortillas
4-7    Reason Beer
Co-op Kids! Co+op Explorers – Gardening @ Liberty Park
Sep 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Calling all Co-op Explorers!! Kids will learn the value of gardening and we’ll grow produce and other edible plants in a hands-on manner. We’ll be meeting at Liberty Park again this month.

We’ll compost the plants that are finished producing, and look at what type of plants can be planted in late Summer. Then we’ll plant some!!

Bring gloves if you’d like to use them. Tools, drinks, and snack will be provided. Parents and kids both are invited to participate.

FREE. Registration not required for this event- just show up!

National Film Showing: Food For Change @ Boitnott Room at Bridgewater College
Oct 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

In honor of National Co-op Month, food co-ops in more than 35 communities across the U.S., including ours, will be showing the acclaimed movie

Food For Change: The Story of Cooperation In America

Join us at Bridgewater College to learn more about the important historical role played by food co-ops, our quest for organic foods, and current efforts to create regional food systems.

Additionally, the film shows how cooperatives today strengthen local economies and build food security.

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