Events

FARMERS MARKET, Saturdays, 7:00 am-2:00 pm
Hurkamp Park, William & Prince Edward Streets, Fredericksburg VA
Find the Food Co-op at the amazing Fredericksburg VA Farmers Market where the people are friendly and the farm products are fresh and local. Come by our Food Co-op booth for lively conversation and information. NEW: Recycle toothbrushes, empty toothpaste tubes and all your other oral care waste at the Food Co-op table.  Pick up or drop off a reusable bag at the special Food Co-op table on the corner from 8:00 am – noon.

COMMUNITY CARNIVAL, Saturday, October 19, Noon-5pm
Market Square, Fredericksburg
Come learn more about the Food Co-op and other community organizations.

CO-OP BOARD MEETINGS, October 21 & November 4
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 meeting.

EATING FOR THE EARTH, Wednesday, October 23, 5:30-7:30 pm
St. George’s Episcopal Church, 905 Princess Anne St, Fredericksburg
Crystal Anderson, a self-taught chef with southern roots brings us a twist on classic southern flavors. Learn simple techniques and helpful tips to master plant-based versions of your favorite dishes. Vegan potluck follows cooking demonstration. Being a vegan dish or make a contribution to The Table, the food pantry at St. George’s.

FIRST FRIDAY, November 1, 6-8:30 pm
Artful Dimensions, 922 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg VA
We’ll welcome you to this unique gallery with delicious treats and good conversation at our Food Co-op table.

EARTH CARE PROGRAM + POTLUCK LUNCH, Saturday, November 2, 11:30-1 pm
Unity of Fredericksburg, 3451 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg VA
Composting is for Everyone. Composting is easy if you follow four simple rules. Jonathan Stevens, Master Gardener & Food Co-op Board Chair, will give a hands-on demonstration and you’ll take away a sample of compost for your garden. Meeting opens with a plant-based potluck. BYO plate and utensils. Series continues
monthly through April 2020.

LUNCH & LEARN – ASK A DIETITIAN, Thursday, November 7, Noon-1 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 25 Chalice Circle, Fredericksburg VA
Get practical answers about the role of nutrition in improving fitness, preventing disease, managing chronic conditions, and enhancing your overall well-being. Bring a bag lunch and your questions about your personal health challenges. Every first Thursday through May 2020.

FARMING WHILE BLACK WITH AUTHOR LEAH PENNIMAN
Thursday, November 21, 7-8:30 pm
Renwick Building, 815 Princess Anne St, Fredericksburg VA
Farmer, activist, and author Leah Penniman will highlight the impact of African farming practices on American soil. Co-founder of Soul Fire Farm in NY, she is committed to ending racism in our food system. This free lecture is sponsored by the City of Fredericksburg, American Evolution, and the Fredericksburg Food Co-op, as part of Hen Asem, Fredericksburg Area Museum’s year-long program commemorating the arrival of the first Africans to the English colonies in 1619.

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