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The CO-OP is looking for volunteers

2017-10-10T19:54:38+00:00

The Swarthmore CO-OP is looking for 6 member-owners to volunteer to answer phones and accept pledges of support from WHYY-radio listeners. Entering pledge information requires simple data entry using a headset and personal computer. In exchange for providing volunteers, the CO-OP will receive free advertising throughout the morning. This is a great opportunity for the CO-OP [...]

The CO-OP is looking for volunteers 2017-10-10T19:54:38+00:00

Vepser Bros. – Local Vendor of the Month (October 2017)

2017-10-04T07:03:51+00:00

WAYNE, PA - The Vesper twins, Bill and John, started their company in an attempt to share with shoppers the magic of homemade products that had been bringing their own family together for generations. They were determined to capture the freshness and vibrance of a straight-out-of-the-pot marinara sauce in a jar, and do so without [...]

Vepser Bros. – Local Vendor of the Month (October 2017) 2017-10-04T07:03:51+00:00

Burlap & Bean – Local Vendor of the Month (September 2017)

2017-09-08T13:20:09+00:00

"obsessively committed to producing the finest and freshest cup of java you have ever tasted" Newtown Square, PA - Step inside Burlap and Bean’s coffeehouse and become enveloped in the invigorating aroma of roasting beans. Owners Brent and Tara Endicott insist on creating an atmosphere that makes customers feel relaxed and right at home. This [...]

Burlap & Bean – Local Vendor of the Month (September 2017) 2017-09-08T13:20:09+00:00

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