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Our community food co-op is currently exploring the possibility of a physical expansion at our current location. With the expansion, we are looking to increase our product offerings at our healthy downtown grocery store while still maintaining the same community market feel. Read the latest updates on the expansion below.

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Expansion Update: August 23

our latest milestones reached: We identified the New Markets Tax Credit financing we need to help us move forward on our project. We also launched our Member-Owner Loan Campaign to raise $1.5 million! what’s happening next: We’re calling all eligible Member-Owners to let them know about our Member Loan Campaign. View our campaign brochure and […]

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Expansion Update: July 24

our latest milestone reached: We signed a Purchase & Sale agreement to become the owner of our existing building and land. (Since the store’s inception, we have been leasing our building.) what’s happening next: We plan to launch our Member-Owner Loan Campaign to raise $1.5 million. View our campaign brochure and more expansion updates. growing […]

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Buy Local, Invest Local: Our Member Loan Campaign

Building community, supporting the local economy, embracing a business model that balances people, profit, and planet — these are the values we hold dear and they are in evidence every day at Monadnock Food Co-op. We are happy to do whatever we can to support our healthy, growing co-op. It’s making our world a better […]

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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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Expansion Updates: Exploring a Better Financing Plan

Exciting news! We believe we have discovered a better financing model to help us complete our expansion project. Our original model required Monadnock Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), which owns our existing building, to finance the construction project and for us to lease our expanded store from them. However, this new approach, that we are exploring […]

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Expansion Updates: New Customer Parking Spaces at the Co-op

New Customer Parking Spaces We are happy to announce that we now have access to 24 new customer spaces in our parking lot. Now, that’s something to celebrate! These spaces will greatly improve your visits to our co-op. When early organizers came together to form the co-op, they wanted to build an accessible grocery store […]

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Happy Birthday to Us – We Got the Grant!

I am pleased to share that our co-op’s expansion project has been awarded the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding worth about $500,000 that we applied for back in December. This grant will reduce Monadnock Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)’s capital requirements to finance the construction costs of our co-op’s expansion into the vacant lot 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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