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Commitments to Community & Staff

A few Saturdays ago, I needed to pick up a specific cereal for a friend’s child and I found myself at a discount grocery across town. I had been there once before to check out the competition when they first opened, and both times the atmosphere felt depressing and unwelcoming. So, I bought the cereal […]

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Co-op Exploring Expansion

We are excited to announce that we are exploring a possible opportunity to expand our current store’s footprint. Thanks to your support, our co-op has grown rapidly over the last four years, It’s important that we proactively plan for the future and that includes recognizing our current and future space constraints. Although we don’t know […]

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Member-Owners Have Impact!

Thank you to over 170 member-owners, board members and staff who came to our Annual Meeting in October. The meeting’s theme was “Community & Connection.” Attendees networked with friends, old and new, while enjoying hors d’oeuvres prepared by the co-op staff. During the first hour of the meeting, we hosted a member-owner engagement activity with […]

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Congratulations to our Newly-Elected Board Members!

Congratulations to the following Member-Owners for being elected to our Board of Directors. Craig is new to our Board, but Jay and Lisa have been re-elected. Lisa Mahar Keene Resident Retired Lead Administrator at Monadnock Waldorf School Board Incumbent I look forward to an opportunity to serve for a second term on our Board of […]

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One Way to Serve

This is the time of year when your Co-op Board of Directors starts looking towards the Fall and preparing for the election of three new board members. Active participation of member-owners is vital to our co-op’s success and future growth. Serving on the board is one way to contribute. Our Nominating Committee is working to […]

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Co-op Board Update: April 2107

As a member of the Monadnock Food Co-op Board, I have the opportunity to meet many of our peer cooperators from around the Northeast while attending regional food co-op gatherings. I enjoy sharing the success of our co-op and have learned much about co-ops and the cooperative movement we are part of from others in […]

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Co-ops as Servant Leaders  

“The membership of the co-operative is the place where social and economic functions come together… Applying the principles of servant leadership, we see that in the cooperative we serve one another, and in doing so the cooperative serves the community.” —Thane Joyal, CDS Consulting Co-op Do you as a Member Owner/shopper enjoy the experience of […]

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