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Happy to Report: Our Co-op is Thriving!

A walk into the co-op at this time of year is a feast for the senses. We’re greeted by fresh local corn, plump ripe tomatoes, and blueberries picked just down the road. The products of our local farmers and food producers are stocked in every aisle. There are sales, bundling discounts, and new offerings. At […]

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The Compass That Guides US

In 2008, five years before the Monadnock Food Co-op opened, founding Member-Owners of our Co-op, then known as Monadnock Community Market, developed our Ends, or Mission Statement. The Monadnock Food Co-op is cooperatively owned and operated by people in our community, and exists to meet our community’s need for: • An accessible, community-owned downtown food […]

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How Member-Owners and the Board, together, lead the co-op.

Our co-op is built on the values and needs of our members, but how do those 3000 members have a say in what happens with the co-op’s resources?  The members, by participating in annual elections, select representatives who share those values.  By choosing its Board of Directors in a democratic election, the “cooperative of members” […]

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Have You Considered Running for the Board of Directors?

At our annual meeting of member-owners in October, we will elect new members to the Board of Directors of Monadnock Food Coop. Have you considered running for our Board? On Monday evening, May 14 your Board of Directors will host a candidate information meeting designed to provide you with all the information you need to […]

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New Board Members & Expansion Preparation

Board Update           Your Board of Directors is beginning the new year with enthusiasm and a common sense of purpose as we welcome new board members, attend important trainings and fully explore a possible store expansion. We appointed two new board members to fill two one-year terms. I would like to welcome Dan Maynard-Wyzik and […]

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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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