Meghan McFarland

Staff writer for the Carrboro Commons

Weaver Street grant installs elementary greenhouse

Weaver Street grant installs elementary greenhouse

Thanks in part to a grant from the Weaver Street Market Cooperative Community Fund, Kim Daniel and Jennifer Carson from Grady A. Brown Elementary School are able to install a new greenhouse for the students. The new greenhouse is a replacement for a greenhouse purchased in 1995, with money from a Piedmont Electric grant. Kim Daniel, the first grade teacher… Read more →

Weaver Street Market celebrates 25th birthday at annual meeting

Weaver Street Market celebrates 25th birthday at annual meeting

With beer, balloons, and birthday cake, the Weaver Street Market annual meeting honored the co-op’s 25th birthday on Monday Sept. 9 by celebrating its positive local impact and awarding $1,950 in grants to local organizations. “Weaver Street to me means community. It means a place to be colloquial, where everybody knows your name,” said Teresa Jimenez, consumer-owner and current candidate… Read more →