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Discuss the Intersection of Food Justice and the Environment on May 28 purpose

May 27, 2015 12:00 pm

Discuss the Intersection of Food Justice and the Environment on May 28

On Thursday, May 28, The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education and Weavers Way Co-op are co-hosting “Food for Thought: Connecting with the Land of Philadelphia,” an event that will explore the intersection of environmental issues and food justice at the forest pavilion of the Schuylkill Center. Participants will hear from a panel discussion focused on […]
Weavers Way General Manager Glenn Bergman to Become Philabundance Executive Director people

Apr. 16, 2015 1:30 pm

Weavers Way General Manager Glenn Bergman to Become Philabundance Executive Director

Earlier this month, Glenn Bergman, general manager of Weavers Way for 11 years, announced that he is leaving the food co-op to become the executive director of Philabundance, the region’s largest food bank. Bergman helped to expand the co-op to 5,200 members and 155 staff, as well as increase annual sales from $4.5 to $20 […]
Mariposa Food Co-op’s Social Justice Book Club Goes Beyond Just Groceries people

Dec. 12, 2013 12:12 pm

Mariposa Food Co-op’s Social Justice Book Club Goes Beyond Just Groceries

Co-ops have a long history of commitment to social and economic justice, starting with the early industrial age when skilled tradesmen used them organize to their revival in the ’60s and ’70s. But as co-ops have become more popular and inclusive, how politics and co-ops mix is an open question. “Maybe as co-ops have become […]