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Forecasting Finances and Patronage Rebates

The Co-op’s continued success is keeping your Board of Directors focused on the future.  With the guidance of our General Manager, we annually review the trends in the natural foods industry and this is reflected in efforts to improve the co-op’s offerings. With those trends in mind, we are asking ourselves “where do we want […]

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Considering Co-op Board Membership?

Our Co-op is strengthened by active participation of our Member-Owners.  Service to the Co-op through membership on the Board of Directors is a great way to contribute to our success and growth.  I can guarantee that you will learn a great deal, be actively supported by a circle of expertise, and feel the satisfaction that […]

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Boldly Going Together

“Boldly going together, where no one could go as well alone!” Monadnock Food Co-op Staff and Board Members attended the Co-op Café with the theme “Embracing Change with Courageous Leadership” held at Keene state back on March 12th. One-hundred thirty five people representing twenty co-ops, spread through out New England, came together for the day […]

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The Cooperative Cafe — Not Just for Boards!

Attention Co-op Member-Owners:  Are you interested in learning more about how our Co-op plans to meet the challenges facing cooperative enterprises in a changing landscape?  Then, please join us for this upcoming event, The Cooperative Cafe, on Saturday, March 12, 2016 9:30am – 4pm, right here at Keene State College. The Cooperative Cafe provides a […]

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Making Local Happen: Annual Meeting is October 24

You won’t want to miss this year’s Monadnock Food Co-op Annual Meeting,  at the Keene Public Library’s Heberton Hall on Saturday, October 24th, from  5 – 8 p.m. This year the event’s theme is “Making LOCAL Happen.”  There will be opportunities to taste the difference the Co-op makes in the local food system with samples […]

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Spring Updates

Greetings Fellow Co-operators! Your Board of Directors has been hard at work attending trainings, holding a retreat, revising our by-laws and planning the annual meeting. This past Spring, Cooperative Development Services (CDS) invited Co-ops from the Northeast to a Co-op Café held in Keene.  Board members and store staff attended and heard how other Co-ops […]

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