April Events and Project Updates

What's up this spring at the Co-op? Lots and lots! General Membership Meeting, site clean up, coffee with the board... 

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  • Current Member Count: 736! 
  • Six-Minute Project Scoop: Here's the second video in our installment. We answer two of your big questions! 
  • It's Board Election time! Now is an exciting time to help lead our store opening. Run for a seat! Nominations are due by April 16. Click HERE for the application. Email questions to info@kcfc.coop

  • Our store designer from CDS Consulting Co-op is currently speccing out equipment for the store. Here's a great article she wrote about store planning. 

 

Elbow Grease Welcome

Site Spring Clean Up
Saturday, April 9 10am-noon

Come meet at the home of our future co-op, connect with neighbors, & clean up around the neighborhood. Supplies & gloves provided. Stick around for free lunch at the Philadelphia Brewing Co.! RSVP and share. 2670 Coral Street at Frankford & Lehigh.


Nosh with the Board



Board Coffee Klatch & Soil Safety Workshop
Sunday April 17, 10am-noon, noon-2pm


Have a cuppa with members of the board, along with some casual convo and Q&A about the project timeline, Co-op business or whatever else you'd like to know about what the board's up to these days. Philly Fair Trade Roasters is supplying the fuel and we'll have pastries, too.

P.S. From noon to 2pm, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation is leading a Soil Safety Workshop that will educate participants about the risk of pollutants in urban soil, the best practices for gardening safely and what resources exist to support their projects. Some soil presentations will also have soil testing available for attendees!


RSVP and share.  KCFC site, 2670 Coral Street.


4th Tuesday is Everyone's Favorite Tuesday



KCFC Marketplace 

Tuesday, April 26 6-8pm

Everyone can shop. Lots of goodies to choose from, including bulk options. Bring your own containers! Here are just a few of the many items for sale. Circle of Hope, 2009 Frankford, north of Norris. Preordering begins Friday; look for the email. RSVP and share.



Eat, Drink and Be Informed




General Membership Meeting

Saturday, May 14 noon-3pm

Join us for BBQ and beer, project updates, live music and hear from our board candidates-LIVE! Kids' activities and Shop Local partners will be here too. RSVP and share. We're looking forward to seeing you there! KCFC site, 2670 Coral St. 

Hey, Shop Local Partners! Want to participate at our event? Email marketing@kcfc.coop if you'd like to showcase, sponsor or donate goods or services at the meeting! 


Kensington Community Food Co-op will sustain a thriving, healthy community and environment, a vibrant cooperative economy, an active and engaged membership and a community educated in social, economic and food justice.   —KCFC Ends Statement


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