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Spring Challenge


When the Equity Campaign was launched in December, the immediate response from owners gave the Co-op a shot of working capital to make improvements that all shoppers have benefited from. Some were obvious, and others have been behind the scenes. It’s time to re-energize the effort and get us to our campaign goal of $150,000. [...]

Spring Challenge 2018-04-06T11:01:07+00:00

Love our hoagies? The Dietz & Watson Real Philly Deli Faceoff is underway!


The Dietz & Watson Real Philly Deli Faceoff has started, and our “Santa Fe” hoagie is in the running! Come sink your teeth into this fan favorite, featuring D&W Black Peppered Turkey, vegetable cream cheese, arugula, and salsa on a fresh, sesame roll. And be sure to vote for us here: Check out Casey's [...]

Love our hoagies? The Dietz & Watson Real Philly Deli Faceoff is underway! 2018-04-06T11:47:49+00:00

2018 Annual Meeting


Dear Fellow Co-op Member-Owners, Please join the Co-op Board of Directors and your fellow member-owners for the annual meeting of the membership on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at the Co-op. We will review the financial and operational results for 2017 and discuss our plans for the rest of 2018 and beyond. We [...]

2018 Annual Meeting 2018-03-16T10:58:45+00:00

Storm Update


The Nor’easter that hit town last week dealt a catastrophic blow to the Co-op. The store not only had to close, all of the perishable food had to be thrown away after sitting for 22 hours without power. Now the store is open with many empty shelves as we anticipate the next storm due in [...]

Storm Update 2018-03-06T19:26:43+00:00

Volunteer Opportunity


The CO-OP Board of Directors has an urgent need for a lawyer to assist with drafting a contract. Kindly contact Michael Markowicz at: [email protected] Thank you.

Volunteer Opportunity 2018-01-29T18:31:04+00:00

Local Sells Local


For the last 30 years Indian Ridge Provisions have been sourcing and providing the highest quality meat, poultry, and seafood products to the Philadelphia and surrounding areas. They pride themselves on working with local and humane farms and family operated businesses. One of their core values is the knowledge they provide each and every [...]

Local Sells Local 2018-01-19T13:47:05+00:00

Macro Vegetarian – Local Vendor of the Month (January 2018)


Macro Vegetarian is a creator of meal experiences. Ideal for those who are vegan, lessatarians, and foodies. All of their products are ready to eat in pre-packed containers so they are perfect for those in a rush looking for something to grab and go. Their goals are to help people enjoy their vegan lifestyles and [...]

Macro Vegetarian – Local Vendor of the Month (January 2018) 2018-01-05T13:18:21+00:00

Request for board member candidates


The Swarthmore CO-OP is looking for individuals to fill upcoming Board of Director vacancies, beginning April 2018. 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 like-minded people, who are interested [...]

Request for board member candidates 2017-12-20T14:30:00+00:00

truffle bread


Ingredients: sourdough bread butter truffle zest Raclette Directions: Slice bread length wise in half. If too thick, slice piece again in half. Butter one side. Place non-buttered side on grill until slightly crisp. Cook until grill marks just start to show and butter is absorbed. Shred Raclette cheese with a zester on to the buttered [...]

truffle bread 2017-12-15T13:34:25+00:00