Events

WATCH VIDEOS OF PAST FREDERICKSBURG FOOD CO-OP EVENTS

RE-IMAGINING OUR GREEN HOLIDAYS 2020
Wednesday, December 2, 6:00-7:00 pm ONLINE
Join us for a highly interactive re-imagining of our green holidays. The focus will be on green gifts and celebrating together while apart. Bring your ideas to share. Email us for the registration link.

MOVING TOWARD OPENING DAY
Friday, December 4, 6:00-7:00 pm ONLINE
Join our General Manager, Chris Roland, to find out the latest update on construction and more as our Food Co-op gets closer to Opening Day! Email us for registration link.

CO-OP BOARD MEETING, Mondays, December 7 & 21, 7-9 pm
All are welcome to attend our board meetings. These are a good opportunity for you to learn about our process and to have input. Please
email us if you plan to attend an upcoming board meeting.

HEALTHY COMFORT FOODS FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Wednesday, December 9, 6:00-7:00 pm ONLINE
Sharon Bivins, a plant-based chef and nutritional consultant, will demonstrate favorite seasonal recipes. Your holiday celebrations may look different this year, but those at your table will enjoy Sharon’s fresh take on familiar comfort foods. Email us for the registration link.

HEIRLOOM SEEDS – SAVING FOOD TRADITIONS & PRESERVING PLANT BIODIVERSITY
Tuesday, December 15, 6:30-7:30 pm ONLINE
Join Ira Wallace, gardening expert from Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, as she shares stories of seeds and the gardeners who save them to help you honor our varied heritages in your garden and on your table. Email us for registration link.

RECENT EVENTS

RECYCLING FACTS & FICTION
Diane Jones, Recycling Manager, Rappahannock Regional Landfill, updated us on changes in recycling, including the impact of the pandemic, what’s happening with China and global markets, and how you can make a difference with your recycling. View the video.

JOY OF FALL HARVEST VEGETABLES
Chef Joy Crump, owner of Foode restaurant, demonstrated how to cook some delicious fall vegetables for your holiday meals. View the video.

MOVING TOWARD OPENING DAY
Exciting progress is being made as we move closer to opening day. Watch General Manager Chris Roland’s firsthand report..

HEALTHY HOME, HEALTHY YOU, HEALTHY PLANET
We learned how to make and use non-toxic, plastic-free household cleaners, garden pesticides, and luxurious self-care products using essential oils and other natural ingredients. View the video.

BAKING HOLIDAY PIES
Talented baker and Food Co-op owner/volunteer, Kathy Pecka Maulden, demonstrated making beautiful holiday pies for us. Watch the video and check out the recipes Kathy shared.

WILLPOWER VS WON’T POWER
In our first Motivational Monday program, Piper Foresman, Family Nurse Practitioner and certified health coach, talked about developing a mindset for healthy eating. Watch the video.

COMMUNITY EVENTS & FARMERS MARKETS

FREDERICKSBURG FARMERS MARKET
Saturdays, 7 am – 1 pm
Hurkamp Park, 500 Prince Edward Street, Fredericksburg VA
So happy we’ll be at the Fredericksburg, VA Farmers Market this fall. Hope to see you there!

SPOTSYLVANIA FARMERS MARKET, Saturdays, 8 am-1 pm
12150 Gordon Rd, Fredericksburg VA (Commuter Lot at Route 3 & Gordon Rd)
With 50 vendors, Spotsylvania Farmers Market is proud to support the many farms, nurseries, bakeries, meat and seafood providers, cheese makers and specialty-food producers this region has to offer.