Construction on the community-owned grocery store, Weavers Way Ambler, started in May and is on schedule for its opening in September. The new store is at 217 East Butler Avenue, a few blocks east of the historic Ambler Theater. Like other Weavers Way stores, its location is easily accessible on foot and by bike in a walkable, commercial strip close to the train station.
The new store features unique highlights such as a café seating area, a full-service butcher, a large bulk department and a vast selection of prepared foods that includes roasted chickens, house-made soups, a hot bar, salad bar and made-to-order sandwiches. The store’s 10,000 square feet also houses departments for health and beauty as well pet supplies.
Weavers Way Co-op is owned by more than 7,000 member households, 550 of which are from the Ambler area. The co-op’s primary focus is on local and organic foods, but a variety of conventional items are also available meet members’ needs.
Members are invited to pick up a free Weavers Way lawn sign and T-shirt at the Weavers Way office, from noon to 2 p.m., Monday to Friday, at 131 East Butler Avenue, Ambler.
The co-op is currently hiring for store positions. Interested candidates should email HR@WeaversWay.coop.
Location: 217 E. Butler Ave., Ambler. For more information, visit WeaversWay.coop.