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New Catering Menu Now Available

2017-08-04T13:21:41+00:00

The new taste of Swarthmore is here with the Swarthmore CO-OP catering menu! For a great way to start off a party, try some of our appetizers, ranging from cocktail shrimp to the popular mini Reuben tray, salads, with everything from fruit and nut salad to a summer kale salad, or cheese and antipasto. [...]

New Catering Menu Now Available 2017-08-04T13:21:41+00:00

Zsa’s Ice Cream – Local Vendor of the Month (August 2017)

2017-08-04T13:15:14+00:00

Zsa's Ice Cream produces "Seriously from Scratch," ice cream, sorbet, and invitingly messy ice cream sandwich creations, with an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients, house-made inclusions and baked goods, and ingredients produced by small companies with similar values. Zsa's offers a seasonal rotation of flavors and can be sought out via our ice cream trucks [...]

Zsa’s Ice Cream – Local Vendor of the Month (August 2017) 2017-08-04T13:15:14+00:00

Recipe for Fried Plaice in Beer Batter

2017-08-04T08:27:07+00:00

Whisk to together 3 cups of dark beer, 4 egg yolks, 1/4 cup of sliced chives, 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne, and salt to taste. Separately stir together 1 cup of all-purpose flour and 2 teaspoons of baking powder. Fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Chill until ready to use. Just before cooking, beat [...]

Recipe for Fried Plaice in Beer Batter 2017-08-04T08:27:07+00:00

Got Kombucha?

2017-07-23T17:55:42+00:00

Did you know about the amazing benefits of drinking Kombucha? For those who have never heard of or tried Kombucha, it is a fermented beverage of black tea and sugar which contains tons of probiotics and nutrients. This special drink aids digestion, boosts immune health, and increases energy levels. Kombucha can also help heal, repair [...]

Got Kombucha? 2017-07-23T17:55:42+00:00

Always Keep Growing

2017-07-22T16:45:35+00:00

Did you know that the Swarthmore CO-OP is only a few miles from a unique gem in Chester, PA? The Ruth Bennett Community Farm now provides the CO-OP with a variety of fresh greens that are as local as local can be. This special farm is a community collaboration between local neighbors of the Ruth [...]

Always Keep Growing 2017-07-22T16:45:35+00:00

Quick Dill Pickles

2017-07-12T09:56:35+00:00

In 3 clean 16 oz mason jars, pack cucumber spears (I also put in green tomatoes and other veggies that want to be pickled), bunches of dill, and thinly sliced shallots.  In a pot, pour 2 cups of water, 1 cup of apple cider vinegar, 2 teaspoons of mustard seeds, 1/2 teaspoon of dill seed, [...]

Quick Dill Pickles 2017-07-12T09:56:35+00:00

Talluto’s Authentic Italian Foods – Local Vendor of the Month (July 2017)

2017-07-09T21:35:49+00:00

PHILADELPHIA, 1967 - Joseph Talluto, a 67 year-old former chef, opens the first Talluto’s Store following the purchase of the family’s first ravioli machine. The Talluto’s business steadily grew and expanded throughout the Philadelphia area to include their own production facility and a store in the Philadelphia Italian Market. Three generations and 50,000 square feet [...]

Talluto’s Authentic Italian Foods – Local Vendor of the Month (July 2017) 2017-07-09T21:35:49+00:00