Category Archives: Friends of the co-op

The First House Party: A Big Success

On the 22nd of May the Ambler Food Co-op had their first house party at the home of Bernadette Dougherty. Many local food vendors volunteered the food and the party favors, which was also local food.

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Marc BrownGold on Supporting Co-ops in Your Community

At our last community meeting, we had the pleasure of hearing from Marc BrownGold, General Manager at Swarthmore Co-op. Here is an excerpt from his moving speech that captures some of the reasons why community members in Ambler are committed … Continue reading

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Summer Pops: A Night at the Movies

Update: This event has been cancelled due to rain. Thursday Aug 1, 2013 Time 6:45 – starts at 7:00 goes till 8:00 Location: Cavalier Drive “Alley of the Arts” (along side of the Act 2 playhouse) Ambler Food Co-op is … Continue reading

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The Creek and Co-op 5K is Off to a Great Start!

Prophecy Creek Park off of Skippack Pike in Ambler, PA – Sunday June 2nd 2013 – Two new ventures join forces to create a brand new annual event; Prophecy Creek Park and Ambler Food Co-op presented the Creek and Co-op … Continue reading

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The Question and Answer Session from our 3rd Community Meeting . . .

Last Thursday night we held our 3rd Community Meeting (we’ve committed to holding community update meetings  every 6 months).  By a show of hands, we saw that we had many “first-timers” at our meeting.  Thank you everyone, for coming out … Continue reading

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Help Us Grow, Win a Cabot Cheese Gift Box!

Sign up a friend to pledge to Ambler Food Co-op and win an entry into our raffle! Cabot Cooperative Cheese Company will be giving 2 gift boxes to a pledged Ambler Food Co-op member for signing up a new pledge.  … Continue reading

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Support the co-op . . .drink more beer!

Yes! You read that correctly . . . We are so excited because Ambler’s own Forest & Main Brewing Company has created a special brew for the co-op!  Not only that, but one dollar of every beer sold will go … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Creekside Co-op!

We just want to say congratulations to CreekSide Co-op, who opened their doors today in Elkins Park! It took no less than 5 years, but today at 8 AM they opened the doors to their 7,000 sq ft store.  They … Continue reading

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Weaver’s Way Co-op Treats Ambler Food Co-op Volunteers to a Full Day of Hospitality

By:  Jean Parry A small group of Ambler Food Co-op volunteers recently went on a “field trip” to Weaver’s Way Co-op. We began our day at the Mt Airy, Carpenter Lane store which also houses the corporate headquarters for Weaver’s Way. … Continue reading

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Meet the Ambler Food Co-op Series: Meet Estelle Dolan!

Estelle Dolan is the next member to step-up in our “Meet the Ambler Food Co-op” series.  Thanks Estelle! What do you do for a living? Take care of my 2 kids! Do you have a nickname? Lots of folks call … Continue reading

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