One GIANT Step in Making Our Co-op a Reality
The results are in. 130 of our 217 members — 60%! — voted overwhelmingly to accept the proposals to open our mini-co-op and to approve our new bylaws. We also received many positive comments, focused mostly on the visibility that this effort will bring to us, and the accompanying "real store" impact.
We listened to our members, and our board and committees are gearing up to make the mini-co-op a reality. This is going to take lots of effort and commitment from many hands.
Not a member? Ready to join the co-op as we make this giant leap forward? JOIN TODAY to stay informed of process and learn how you can help.
Introducing Klein Farms Dairy & Creamery
by Lucy M. Gilbert
Spring is springing, and the dairy cows at Klein Farms Dairy & Creamery in Easton, PA, are busy getting their exercise, eating right, and producing quality raw milk.
The Klein dairy farm has been in the family for 77 years, and has experienced waves of expansions and cutbacks over the years. Today it is run by third- generation farmers Layne and Beth Klein.
In 2004, after obtaining a raw milk permit and a milk processing license from the state of Pennsylvania, the Kleins opened a retail store on the farm property.
The store sells wholesome raw milk, fresh brown eggs (organic, free range), along with beef from their farm-raised steer. They also offer fresh yogurt and the popular, drinkable smoogurt, flavored and sweetened with local maple syrup and honey.
And then, of course, there's the delicious raw milk cheese ...
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Why Real Yogurt is So Good for Your Bones
by Irma Jennings
Bone Health Coach
I’m not a big fan of dairy as your main source of bone healthy nutrients.
I like a wider variety of foods for healthy bones, including dark leafy greens, seaweeds, protein (animal and beans) and bone broths.
I make an exception with REAL yogurt.
Learn why ...
Foodopoly, with discussion led by author
Join the Doylestown Food Co-op and Food & Water Watch's Executive Director Wenonah Hauter for a discussion of Hauter's new book, Foodopoly. Q&A and signing to follow.
Foodopoly exposes the real culprits threatening our food system — consolidation and corporate control — which are preventing farmers from raising healthy crops and limiting the choices people can make in the grocery store.
After the discussion, Wenonah will be available to sign copies of the book for anyone in attendance.
(Potluck starts at 6:15pm)
April 09, 2013 at 6:15pm - 9pm
16 S Main St
Doylestown, PA 18901
Vietnamese-Style Stir-Fried Vegetables
from Eat Drink Better
Provided by Blue Moon Acres
Pea shoots are the young tendrils and leaves of the pea plant. Like most green leafy vegetables, they can be found at farmers markets starting in the spring and early summer, and they are generally available at Blue Moon Acres throughout the year.
Find the recipe here.
Food, Inc. — Farm Fresh Film Series
On Wednesday, March 20, the Doylestown Food Co-op and the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance hosted Food, Inc. at the County Theater. More than 80 people attended this special screening, which was followed by an in-depth discussion on organic and local food. Our panel included Robin Hoy, co-founder of Bucks County Foodshed Alliance; and Cathy Davies and Kristin Hulshart, of Delaware Valley College.
The screening of Food, Inc. is part of the Farm Fresh Film Series, an initiative to bring to our community films that explore the social and economic impacts that our food systems have in our lives and our world.
To learn more about the series and upcoming films and dates, visit doylestown.coop.