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123 N. Hill St
South Bend, IN 46617

574-287-6724

October 7, 2016

Newsletter

October 7, 2016

Greg Koehler

Oktoberfest at Purple Porch

Join us as we celebrate the harvest season, community, and great beer.
123 N. Hill St., South Bend - near the corner of Hill and Colfax in the East Bank Village 5:00-9:00pm

Traditional German foods will be served alongside select, seasonal beers from these local breweries:

  • Bare Hands Brewery (Granger)
  • Evil Czech Brewery (Mishawaka)
  • Crooked Ewe (South Bend)
  • South Bend Brew Werks (South Bend)
  • Goshen Brewing Company (Goshen)

Live Oompah and Polka music by The Will Smaka Band will fill the air throughout the evening

Menu:
Grilled Hebron Farms Bratwurst
Farming for Life Sauerkraut
Purple Porch House-Made Potato Salad
Local Apple Streusel
AND
The Ragamuffin Bakery will serve fresh-made pretzels!

This event is brought to you by Purple Porch Co-op and these wonderful sponsors:
Eco Owl Press (1302 High St. South Bend)
Circa Arts (528 E. Colfax, South Bend)
Hebron Farms (Vandalia, MI)
Inspire Me (520 E. Colfax Ave)
Junk evolution (528 E Colfax Ave. South Bend)
Just Goods (714 E Jefferson Blvd, South Bend)
People Link Group (431 E Colfax Ave, South Bend)
AND
South Bend Brew Werks (216 S Michigan St, South Bend)

Admission is free and this is a family friendly event.


Member-owner Sales

Check out a list of the October Deals for Member-owners.  Look for the YELLOW price tags in the store that has MBR SALE! on them.  We're passing on the savings to our Member-owners.

Its National Fair Trade Month

We have lots of Fair Trade certified products on sale to celebrate - from our friends at Equal Exchange, Alter Eco, Dr. Bronner's, Theo Chocolate, Guayaki, Higher Grounds, Singing Rooster, and more!

PPC 2016 Annual Member-owner meeting.

Its what makes us different.  We're not Martin's, we're not Wallmart.  Our Member-owners have a vote!
What: Potluck, Vote on Board Directors, Vote to approve Bylaw changes (See the proposed Bylaws here)
Who: Everyone may attend. Voting is by Member-owners in good standing
When: Sunday, October 30, 4-7pm
Where: LangLab 1302 High St. South Bend

 

LOCAL FARMERS MARKET - EVERY WEDNESDAY

Ordering is Friday noon through Monday 7pm - Click on the link and Bookmark it in your web browser.  Everyone is welcome to use this online ordering system. Or just show up - meet your local producers on Wednesday 4:30-7:30pm.