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WHAT’S COOKIN’

We love to keep in touch with our members and friends so we communicate via our
bi-weekly e-newsletter, The Sprout.

You can request to be on our mailing list and visit our archives of newsletters.

Engage with us on Social Media 

We also encourage you to interact with us on our social channels, where you can get all the latest news on the co-op, local food options like farmers markets and CSAs, like-minded community organizations, and educational info on food systems and thought leaders:

EVENTS

Much of the growth of the Bethlehem Food Co-Op is because we love community, and we love to connect with our community!

Check our Events for locations and times so we can see each other in person or virtually.

Thursday, Sept. 30 – BFC Social

Thursday, Sept. 30 – BFC Social

Let's say good-bye to summer by gathering at Hop Hill Brewing for a fun BFC social! Stop by any time between 5-7 pm - purchase your drink inside and then head outside for our gathering. We're excited to see everyone - all are welcome, members and friends! (Help us...

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Oct. 4: Annual Member Meeting

Oct. 4: Annual Member Meeting

An important part of our co-op ethos — and a co-op principle — is that of democratic member control. That will be in evidence on Monday, Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. when we meet for our Annual Member Meeting. We’ll meet via Zoom to be safe (link to come), and promise an...

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Monday, Oct . 11: MOVE Meeting

Monday, Oct . 11: MOVE Meeting

Monday, October 11: MOVE meeting NOTE: We usually meet on the first Monday of the month, but have moved our meeting back a week because of our Annual Meeting on Monday, October 4. If you are interested in helping our co-op continue to grow, we invite you to attend our...

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Monday, Oct. 18: Open Board Meeting

Monday, Oct. 18: Open Board Meeting

Monday, Oct. 18: Open Board Meeting Our members and friends are always welcome to attend the monthly meetings of our Board of Directors. You’ll hear more about the business of the co-op as we move forward to grow our membership and prep for the next exciting phases of...

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NEWS

In the news or making news: 

Here are some recent updates

Board candidates announced

Board candidates announced

As a co-op, we embrace Cooperative Principle #2, Democratic Member Control: Cooperatives are democratic organizations controlled by their members, who actively participate in setting policies and making decisions. Representatives (directors/trustees) are elected among...

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We’ve formed an Environment Committee

We’ve formed an Environment Committee

The BFC has formed an Environment Committee! Would you like to join our Green Team? The Bethlehem Food Co-Op is a diverse community encouraging physical, social, and economic health by providing healthful, affordable food; emphasizing local, sustainable, humane and...

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City of Bethlehem receives grant on our behalf

City of Bethlehem receives grant on our behalf

Our news release of July 15, 2021: Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) has announced the awarding of a $2.9 million grant to the City of Bethlehem, in support of the Bethlehem Food Co-Op’s plans to bring a community-owned grocery store to 250 E. Broad St. The co-op...

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Farmers Market/Event Volunteer Sign-ups

Farmers Market/Event Volunteer Sign-ups

Summer means outdoor events, and that means we're out meeting neighbors with our info table! This is a great way for us to reach potential new members and friends - it's fun and we talk to a lot of interested folks. SIGN UP FORM We are looking for volunteers to help...

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CO-OP COMMUNITY

Support Your Local Co-Op

There are many co-ops within our region, ranging from start-ups like us to those established over 40 years ago! As we practice the principle of cooperation among co-ops, we are glad to have these folks in our network.

And wherever you travel, you will likely be near a food co-op; CLICK HERE to plan a visit!

RECIPES

Below are a couple recipes you might like to try. Keep checking back as we continue to update the site with new recipes. 

Peach Galette

Peach Galette

Now that peaches are in season and so tasty, here's a simple peach galette recipe using fresh yellow peaches tossed with a little sugar, flour, and vanilla. Or try it with any "bakeable" fruit... thanks to Laurel Mikovits for sharing! You can play around with it a...

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Zucchini Cobbler

Zucchini Cobbler

Zucchini in abundance? Here's a 'sweet' way to use these prolific mid-summer veggies - thanks to MOVE chair, Joe Klinkhoff! Zucchini Cobbler Filling 8 c peeled, cubed zucchini 1 c lemon juice 1 c sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1 tbsp. butter Dash salt Topping 1 c...

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Here’s how to get in touch with us:

Email:

info@bethlehemfood.coop

Bethlehem Food Co-Op
P.O. Box 58
Bethlehem, PA 18016

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