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Co-op Holiday Spirit

I recently went to our co-op to pick up the turkey and pie I had ordered for Thanksgiving dinner with my family. It was Wednesday afternoon and the store had been running at full tilt since the previous Saturday.  Despite the business, everyone, staff, and shoppers all, seemed to be relaxed, happy to be there, […]

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2019 Annual Meeting Recap

On Friday, October 25, 2019, the Monadnock Food Co-op celebrated its ninth Annual Meeting with a gathering of over 150 Member-Owners. Each year the Board of Directors selects a “Cooperator of the Year” for special recognition of that individual’s commitment to the Cooperative Values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity, and solidarity. This year’s recipient […]

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Our Annual Meeting & Celebration is October 25th!

Everyone is welcome to join us for the 9th Annual Meeting and Celebration of the Monadnock Food Cooperative.  The celebrating begins at 5 PM on Friday, October 25th, at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel on Railroad Street in downtown Keene. You’ll be greeted by your friends and neighbors who, like you, value the community created by […]

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Meet Your Future Board Members

Once each month a dedicated group of nine people meets together with Michael Faber, our General Manager, and other staff leaders to monitor the strength and well-being of our co-op and to plan for its healthy future. We members of the board are guided by core documents, including a policy register defining the roles and […]

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The Communication Struggle

How can our co-op maintain communication with its members? It should seem like a straightforward answer in our always-connected, digital world. Communicating has never been so easy, but perhaps that’s what makes it so hard. We all have thousands of companies bombarding our inbox, sending us marketing messages via text message and obtrusive ads. There […]

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What does the Monadnock Food Co-op Board Do?

Monadnock Food Co-op board members frequently get asked by fellow Member-Owners and other co-op shoppers to explain, “What do you do as a board member of our co-op?” That question can be answered generally by checking out the board page on the co-op’s website. But there’s more to it! It is the board’s responsibility to […]

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Talking About the Expansion

The Board of Directors’ table at this year’s SOUPer Bowl event allowed us the opportunity to speak with many of our fellow co-op Member-Owners and share what was on each other’s minds. The topic that seemed most popular was the expansion. As a new member to the Board, I was excited to get familiar with […]

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