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We Want Your Co-operator of the Year Award Nominations

We are especially pleased to announce the inaugural Monadnock Food Co-op Co-operator of the Year Award, to be presented at our Annual Meeting on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Heberton Hall in Keene.  To be eligible for this award you must be a Member-Owner, staff member or community partner (ex. farmer, organization, business) who exemplifies […]

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Connecting with Member-Owners

One of the priorities for the Monadnock Food Co-op Board of Directors is to be available to the Co-op’s Member-Owners.  The Board has a sub-committee called Member Linkage to help meet this goal.  There are three Board Members on the Member Linkage Committee: Kathleen Burke (Chair), Sarah Harpster and myself, Jamie White. The Member Linkage […]

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Board Update – December 2013

The past few months have been busy ones for the Board of Directors, beginning with our annual meeting at the end of October, and continuing through the election of new Board Officers and our all day Board Retreat in November. Thank you to all who helped create a successful Annual Meeting. We had about 70 […]

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Seeking Board Nominations

The Monadnock Food Co-op Board of Directors seeks candidates for this year’s election.  Three board seats are open and one board member is running for re-election. Please read more details below. To be a director, you must be a Monadnock Food Co-op member-owner. Directors elected in 2013 will serve three-year terms ending in 2016. The […]

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Board Update: Monadnock Food Co-op Board’s Governance Model and Ends Policies

The Policy Governance Model is an effective way for boards to lead by creating and clarifying expectations by setting standards of performance for staff. Expectations are created by first outlining the Ends Policies. The Ends Policies are designed to be the organizational purpose – similar to a mission statement. John Carver, the creator of the […]

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