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River Valley Market Food Co-op in Northampton, MA writes: Attention Teachers and Youth Program Leaders: Do you teach teenagers about economics, business, or social movements? Would you like to include cooperatives in your curriculum? We can help! We invite you to checkout the new website for youth oriented cooperative education: http://www.coopsrock.coop. We welcome school tours in our co-op! Contact us: info@rivervalleymarket.coop for information about how we can support your efforts in youth… Read More

Attention All Locavores By CISA How local can you go? Starting August 15th, Northampton’s River Valley Market will be hosting a month-long “Eat Local America” challenge, along with seventy other co-ops accross the country, to encourage community members to utilize more local foods in their diet. The local food celebration will feature sales on local products, recipe cards, and cooking demos throughout the challenge. The Co-op will be featuring local foods beyond… Read More

CMYO: Come Make Your Own at the River Valley Market Bag “Sew-cial” Show the kids a way as a family we can be sensitive and proactive in the conservation of our resources! The next River Valley Market bag sew is scheduled for April 15 from 6-8:30 pm at the Rocky Hill Co-Housing Common Room in Florence. Come make a unique cloth shopping bag and sew on your very own River Valley Market… Read More

The Future of Ridesharing in the Pioneer Valley Hey PV families, come to the RideBuzz Organizational Meeting and Community Forum Thursday, April 3, 7:00 pm at the Jones Library, 43 Amity Street in Amherst to learn about the RideBuzz Forum, co-sponsored by River Valley Market Co-Op. This event is a great opportunity to learn about a community ridesharing pilot program and contribute to its vitality. There are roughly 1.4 million empty car… Read More

Co-op information night this Thursday @ the Florence Civic Center, 7 pm Come learn the latest co-op news and join the co-op as a founding member-owner! Our next information night is this Thursday, February 28, at 7:00 pm at Florence Civic Center (Main St. in Florence, next to Lilly Library). The first 25 people to arrive will receive a free bar of organic, fair trade Equal Exchange chocolate. Refreshments will be served…. Read More

River Valley Market Come Find Out What the Co-op’s About! Are you yearning to learn more about the co-op’s history, how the co-op will work, when it will open, what the green design is all about, or what co-operative values stand for? Coming Thursday, November 29 at 7 pm at the Florence Civic Center River Valley Market Orientation Night! Join us for snacks and fun. Meet the General Manager, ask questions, connect… Read More

River Valley Market Orientation on October 10th Come this March the doors are planned to open at the River Valley Market Co-Op (RVM) in Northampton, a consumer-owned cooperative whose key goal is “a thriving sustainable local food system …”! They broken ground last March and are working on their “green” building. Doors are scheduled to open in March 2008! Are you a member-owner? Want to become a member-owner? There will be an… Read More

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