Pachamama Coffee Cooperative – Local Vendor of the Month (June 2017)


The Pachamama Coffee Cooperative of Small-Scale Coffee Producers is based in California. It’s made up of family farmers from Peru, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico, and Ethiopia who are able to operate by their own terms rather than being governed by big business executives. As a co-op, Pachamama is controlled by the farmers who grow the coffee. [...]

Seeking home brewers for 2017 Home Brew Competition


In conjunction with Oktoberfest 2017 on October 21, 2017, The Swarthmore CO-OP will be hosting a homebrew competition. We are currently seeking American Homebrewers Association members that would like to enter one of their beers in this years competition. To enter submit the form below along with your $10 entry fee by September 18, 2017. More details [...]

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 [...]