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:
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.
We’ve noticed that a number of our new co-op members also recently moved – or returned – to the Bethlehem area. Noting that it’s more challenging to ‘get acquainted’ during a pandemic, we’ve set up a Zoom gathering for anyone who wants to drop by and connect. We did a...
We are excited to offer our monthly study group, “Growing Together: Co-Op Community Conversations”. These opportunities are for those interested in furthering their work on anti-racist and racially just systems. The discussions will be led by Kelly R. Allen, Professor...
We love a good food pun – and a chance to talk about our food co-op! Which is going to be even more exciting now that we've announced our location (250 East Broad Street). Join us for “Ketch-Up with the Bethlehem Food Co-Op”, a fun online gathering to acquaint new...
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 a Capital Campaign, to finance the build out of the store. All...
We love to be in the news!
Here are some recent sightings:
First, we want to thank all of our new members who joined last month. We're excited by how quickly we're growing and hope that you enjoy your granola and face mask from Baking by Jody! Didn't get to become a member in time for last month's gift? Don't worry! We’re...
Eager to hear the latest about our food co-op? Board member Carol Ritter recently met up with Josh Popichak of Saucon Source on his podcast, No Rain Date - listen in here (starts at about :22) or download at iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music, or TuneIn. ow.ly/ormH50Csuhu...
Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Our Annual Meeting Many thanks to all who participated in our first-ever virtual Annual Meeting on Ocgtober 5. We appreciate you spending time with us and hope you came away re-energized for our continued journey to bring a full-service,...
Members Jenn Dize and Joe Klinkhoff were interviewed on WDIY-88.1FM’s Lehigh Valley Discourse in the spring, and talked about the history of the co-op and more importantly, where we’re headed! View the full article.
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!
Below are a couple recipes you might like to try. Keep checking back as we continue to update the site with new recipes.
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...
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...
Here’s how to get in touch with us:
Bethlehem Food Co-Op
P.O. Box 58
Bethlehem, PA 18016
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