Events

WATCH VIDEOS OF PAST FREDERICKSBURG FOOD CO-OP EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

WE LOVE OUR LOCAL PRODUCERS, Friday, March 5, 6-7 pm ONLINE
Join us for a lively conversation with talented local vendors Michael Carter of Carter Family Farms in Orange County, Ryan Mooney of Kuleana Coffee Roasters in Fredericksburg, and Rachael Jarvis of Walnut Hollow Naturals in Caroline County, who produce local products which will be available at the Food Co-op. Email us for registration link.

CO-OP BOARD MEETING, Monday, March 8 & March 22, 7-9 pm ONLINE
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.

FOOD CO-OP BOOK GROUP, Thursday, March 11 at 1 pm or 7 pm ONLINE
In March, the Food Co-op Book Group will discuss The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. Email Linda at fxbgfoodcoop@gmail.com to participate.

MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY: REDUCING PLASTIC IN 2021, Monday, March 15, 7-8 pm ONLINE
Learn about the impact of state and local actions and how you can contribute to solving the conundrum of plastic with Food Co-op owner/volunteers and health & environmental activists Piper Foresman and Amanda Stebbins. Email us for registration link.

EAT FOOD. NOT TOO MUCH. MOSTLY PLANTS. Wednesday, March 24, 6-7 pm ONLINE
Join us for a guided tour of Michael Pollan’s Food Rules led by Dr. Christine Thompson, Co-op owner/volunteer who has been practicing chiropractic and functional nutrition in Fredericksburg for 25 years. Email us for registration link.

RECENT EVENTS

RETHINKING RECYCLING
Learn about local resources and helpful habits to protect our environment and extend the life of the local landfills from Rappahannock Regional Landfill’s Diane Jones and M.C. Morris and Food Co-op sustainability volunteer Selma Kossol. Let’s all reuse, repurpose, and upcycle!

PEEK INTO THE CO-OP — WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER OPENING DAY
Watch General Manager Chris Roland give an exciting update on what’s in store for the Food Co-op!

WINTER WELLNESS 101
Watch wellness experts Nancy Gravely and Linda Roach demonstrate how to use essential oils to build our immune systems, open airways, relieve dry skin and alleviate the moody-blues.

BLACK FARMERS AND COOPERATIVES
Watch the lively presentation by Cornelius Blanding, Executive Director of the Federation of Southern Cooperatives, which emerged directly out of the civil rights movement. Today the Federation works to develop cooperative businesses, to expand land ownership by Black farmers, and to advocate policies that benefit low-income rural communities.

MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY: NEW YEAR: NEW APPROACH
The New Year is the perfect time to set healthy eating goals. Watch Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Faye Krause as she shares a different approach to creating a NEW and sustainable plan for 2021.

TRADITIONAL JEWISH COOKING
Adam Schwartz, ardent cooperator and culinary wizard, shared traditional Jewish recipes from his grandmother. Whether this food is new or familiar to you, watch the entertaining video of his presentation.

HEIRLOOM SEEDS – SAVING FOOD TRADITIONS & PRESERVING PLANT BIODIVERSITY
Watch 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.