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Open Blue Cobia now available at the CO-OP


Availability Year-Round Catch and Country of Origin Sustainable Farmed Raised Panama Sizing Hand Cut Fillets Custom Cut Portions Flavor Profile Firm Texture, Mild Flavor Extremely Versatile Sashimi Quality, White Flesh Rich in Omega-3 Perfect as Sushi, Sashimi or Ceviche, Grilled, Broiled, Pan-seared or Grilled Cooking Preparations Raw Applications Cooked Applications Cobia, (Rachycentron canadum) also known [...]

Anita’s Guacamole – Local Vendor of the Month (May 2017)


We are pleased to have Anita's Guacamole as our Local Vendor of the Month for May 2017. Anita’s Guacamole is a “vegan power-punch” made only with fruits and vegetables selected at “peak ripeness” with no preservatives, no dairy or additives of any kind; made the same way Great Grandma Anita used to make it: a [...]

Food For Thought Documentaries


This comes from one our members and their thought of conscience and awareness about the foods we eat. Many food items that are produced in the United States are full of additives and chemicals. Unfortunately, Americans are eating lab-created and nutrient-stripped food that somehow got twisted around into being called healthy or normal. Because the food industry is a big [...]

March 2017 Local Vendor of the Month


GrownUp Treats are small batch cookies hand-crafted right here in Swarthmore from micro roasted & ethically sourced coffee beans, organic flours & sugars, and ethically sourced & organic vanilla. GrownUp Treats is owned and operated by Danielle Callahan, Chester, PA, who started the company “...due to requests for cookies I baked and a flurry of [...]

Swarthmore CO-OP Position on Liquor Referendum


CO-OP Member/Owners & Shoppers: As most of you know by now, there is an effort underway in town to gather signatures in February and March to place a referendum on the May 16th ballot allowing the sale of liquor in Swarthmore. The Board of Directors of the Swarthmore CO-OP understands that this is not a [...]

Board of Directors vacancies


The Swarthmore CO-OP is looking for individuals to fill four upcoming Board of Director vacancies, beginning April 2017. Terms run for three consecutive years. The CO-OP believes in the importance of providing local and sustainable food, while seeking to fill all aspects of a community grocery store. We are searching for four like-minded people, who [...]

Mike Litka to be the next General Manager of the Swarthmore CO-OP


Dear Members, Shoppers, and Friends of the CO-OP, The Board of Directors is excited to announce that we have hired Mike Litka to be the next General Manager of the CO-OP, effective January 9, 2017. Mike, who lives in Jenkintown, has 30 years of experience in the grocery and retail industries. He has a B.S. in [...]

Citrus Glazed Salmon with Cucumber Mint Salad


Enjoy this quick, healthy meal in 20 minutes. Ingredients (serves 4): 4 6 0z. Salmon fillets, skin removed Salt & Pepper Olive Oil 2/3 C Fresh orange juice 6 Tb. Brown sugar 2 tsp. Mustard powder 1/4 C Rice vinegar 1/2 ea Cucumber, cut into matchstick-size strips 8 ea Boston lettuce leaves, thinly sliced 8 [...]

Local Vendor of the Month Oct. 2016 – Burlap and Bean


Burlap and Bean is an independent cafe, roastery, and music venue located in Newtown Square, PA and soon will be opening up a roast house in Media, PA. All of their coffee is roasted on the premises using only Certified Organic and Fair Trade beans. They feature locally crafted food, rotating art monthly, and fantastic concerts in [...]