Local

At Weavers Way, we define “local” as products produced within about 150 miles of Philadelphia. We work with 255 local vendors; many are producers making the everyday items you find in the store like hummus, bread and soap. These items are locally produced but often the primary ingredients are not local. Other vendors are farms that grow the primary ingredient locally (like produce, meat or dairy), and many of whom turn it into delicious jams, cheese and yogurt.

We work with our suppliers to bring in new products to the stores. Part of Weavers Way’s mission is to have a positive impact on the local economy and we work to fill the stores with fresh items made close to home all year long. Supporting small businesses in our area is a cooperative value that we take seriously. If you have any questions about out local sourcing philosophy, vendors or products, please email Purchasing Manager Norman Weiss at normanb@weaversway.coop.

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Christina Maser Co., provider of “clean products for you and your home,” including award-winning jams and shrubs, soaps, scrubs and soy-wax candles, makes everything at its Lancaster, PA, production facility, where founder Gretchen Christina Maser ensures each meets her exacting standards.


Main Line natives Ryan Williamson and Kevin O’Connor returned to the Big Island of Hawaii two years ago to continue their bee-hive product enterprise after several years of struggling to get their Delaware Valley bees to make enough honey to sell. So far, everyone’s doing fine, especially the bees.


One of Weavers Way's longest-running vendors, Fresh Tofu has been making organic tofu since the 1970s. Read all about this family-run company and learn how this 2,000-year-old vegetarian foodstuff is made in the 21st century.


Over the past three years, the entrepreneurial women behind Crust Vegan Bakery have made a name for themselves thanks to their delicious cookies, brownies, specialty birthday cakes and other sweet treats.


Baked goods seem to be on a first-name basis with customers at Weavers Way, judging from a quick survey of labels on the shelves. Among them is Noreen’s, a line of bars, cookies and loaf cakes that have been part of the Co-op almost since it began.


Backyard Beans Coffee Company started with husband-and-wife team Laura and Matt Adams roasting small batches of coffee beans in their backyard. Today, Backyard Beans is a flourishing business with a coffee shop and commercial production facility on Main Street in Lansdale, Montgomery County.

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