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  • Cooking

    Cooking

    Learn more about cooking techniques and experiment with fresh new ingredients.

  • Health & Wellness

    Health & Wellness

    Obtain the knowledge that can help restore balance to your body & mind.

  • Environmental

    Environmental

    Cultivate awareness and engage in the topics of local and global preservation

  • Kids

    Kids

    Fun, interactive experiences for kids to learn about food and where it comes from.

  • Backyard Agriculture

    Backyard Agriculture

    For the first time gardener or avid green thumbs, these classes help you find the pay-dirt in your own backyard.

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5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
(301) 663-3416

March 2021

Maintaining Mental Health with Emerald Labs [Online Class]

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
$5.00

Maintaining your mental health during a global pandemic can feel like a full time job! Join us as we learn about holistic approaches to mental health that focus on nutrition, supplements, and self care. This class is held online. You will receive your Zoom link the day before the class via the email you included on your registration.

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Green Burials and Home Funerals in Maryland [Online]

March 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
$10.00

Are you curious about Home Funeral and Green Burial practices/options in Maryland? Caring for loved ones in the dying time at home, even a generation ago, was the way families traditionally made their farewells. This age-old wisdom is available to us today. The recognition that families may care for their loved ones at their time of transition offers great comfort and solace.  Join Michael Judd as he invites you to consider choices for end-of-life care, home funeral, home burial, and…

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Board of Directors Meeting- Everyone Welcome! [Free; RSVP]

March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
Free

Your co-op’s Board of Directors will meet virtually on Thursday at 6:00 p.m.  Please RSVP here by noon on that Thursday to receive your Zoom link.  Your Zoom link will be emailed to you on the day of the meeting. Early in the meeting agenda, the board reserves space to hear from owners who wish to address the board.  Want to contribute to our next Board meeting?  Click here and in the subject line put “Owner Comment” and let your voice be heard!

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April 2021

Recycling: The Basics and Beyond! [Free; Online; RSVP]

April 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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This crash course, led by staff of the County Office of Recycling, will cover how to recycle effectively, what can be recycled at the Common Market and in Frederick County, and describe the impact that “wish-cycling” of non-recyclable materials has on the program. This is a FREE event and will be held online, please RSVP below.  You will receive your Zoom link the day before class.

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Common Market Tree Planting with StreamLink Education [Volunteer; Free; RSVP]

April 10 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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Get the family out of the house and into the dirt for this fun, educational experience! Participants will be provided with tools and trees to plant, in an effort to fortify our stream and river beds against erosion! Please dress for the weather and wear close toed shoes! Gardening gloves are recommended. Please RSVP here to secure your spot! Space is limited.

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Cooperative Conversations [Online; Free; RSVP]

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
Free

Cooperative Conversations is a discussion group that offers a chance to explore important, nuanced, and complex concepts related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work.  As a co-op we know, we are “stronger together!” This month’s discussion will be centered around the book We Are All Greta.  We hope you can join us whether or not you've read the book! Please RSVP below.  You will receive your Zoom link the day before our meeting!

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Wellness Wednesdays with Moving Us Forward: Rooting for Connection! [Free; Online; RSVP]

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
Free

We hope you can join us virtually for our first Wellness Wednesday with Moving Us Forward Inc! RSVP below to receive your Zoom link! April is national gardening and Earth month!  In this session we will be rooting for connection and exploring: Co-op Earth Month Events here.  Lots of great volunteer opportunities and classes! Benefits of gardening (physical, mental, emotional) Gardening offers a chance to slow down and connect with ourselves, those around us, and of course, plants! Gardening tips…

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May 2021

Compost Happens! [Online; Free; RSVP]

May 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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Free

Did you know that the average American household wastes about a third of the food it purchases every year? We’ll be offering a two-part series that examines ways to put your trash can on a diet: in May we’ll learn about the benefits of composting and in June we’ll look at how to prevent food waste altogether. Composting is an easy DIY activity that makes a big impact on resource conservation in your local community, AND, helps reduce methane and…

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Cooperative Conversations [Online; Free; RSVP]

May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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Cooperative Conversations is a discussion group that offers a chance to explore important, nuanced, and complex concepts related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work.  As a co-op we know, we are “stronger together!” This month’s discussion will be centered around the book Disability Visibility edited by Alice Wong.  We hope you can join us whether or not you’ve read the book! Remember- you can get 10% off this book at Curious Iguana if you let them know you are purchasing for…

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Food For Thought and Board of Directors Meeting- Everyone Welcome! [Free; RSVP]

May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
Free

Your co-op’s Board of Directors will meet virtually on Thursday at 6:00 p.m.  Please RSVP here by noon on that Thursday to receive your Zoom link.  Your Zoom link will be emailed to you on the day of the meeting. Early in the meeting agenda, the board reserves space to hear from owners who wish to address the board.  Want to contribute to our next Board meeting?  Click here and in the subject line put “Owner Comment” and let your voice be heard! This meeting…

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June 2021

Natural Allergy Relief

June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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Join us as we learn how to mitigate and soothe allergies, naturally! Jamin Busick has worked in the Natural Products industry for 18 years, and with a homeopathic company called MediNatura for 15 years. He has received homeopathy training in Germany from the second-largest homeopathic company on Earth.  Jamin loves teaching with the goal of making things easy to understand.  You’ll feel much comfortable with how homeopathy works after this event.

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Cooperative Conversations [Online; Free; RSVP]

June 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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Free

Cooperative Conversations is a discussion group that offers a chance to explore important, nuanced, and complex concepts related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work.  As a co-op we know, we are “stronger together!” This month’s discussion will be centered around the book The Gay Agenda by Ashley Molesso and Chessie Needham.  We hope you can join us whether or not you've read the book!  Remember- you can get 10% off this book at Curious Iguana if you let them…

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Board Information Session [Online; Free; RSVP]

June 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
5728 Buckeystown Pike B1
Frederick, MD 21704 United States
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Interested in running for the Common Market Board of Directors? Please join us for this virtual information session to learn about what it means to be on the Board and how you qualify. All individuals interested in running must attend at least one information session. Please RSVP below to receive your Zoom link to the event! Visit the Board Candidate Info page for more information.

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