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Your Co-op’s Board of Directors Role in Monitoring Our Expansion Project

Member-Owners of our food co-op may be familiar with the governance practice your board uses known as Policy Governance. Here’s a refresher, just in case. Member-Owners of our co-op elect and empower our board to act and make decisions on your behalf that are in the best interest of our enterprise. Your board is accountable […]

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Expansion Updates: January – February

Progress: January 20 – January 31, 2020 Prepped site for installing geopiers to stabilize the soil and create foundational support Finished work to relocate gas line Re-opened bike path Up Next: February 1 – February 14, 2020 Start foundation excavation Repave bike path Form footings and foundation walls Begin installing geopiers

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Eileen’s Got the Beet

Congratulations to Eileen — the latest employee to receive the Monadnock Food Co-op’s “Beet Award.” Eileen greets everyone with a smile and holds a positive attitude throughout her workday, even when the work gets messy.  As our Custodian, much of the work she does goes on behind-the-scenes and may go largely unnoticed.  However, our Mystery […]

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Community Supported Enterprises

Originally published in the Monadnock Shopper News It’s been seven years since I first wrote about Community Supported Enterprises (CSE), where individuals contribute money to a business and receive products or services — for themselves or their community — sometime in the future.  It’s time to dust off that article and highlight some new CSE […]

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Show Your Local Love This Valentine’s Day

Originally Published in the Monadnock Shopper News This Valentine’s Day show your “local love” — love for your sweetie and your whole community — by purchasing gifts (or gift-making supplies) and meals (or ingredients) at locally owned businesses.   Last year, Americans spent $20.7 billion on Valentine’s Day.  Imagine if we shifted some of that spending […]

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SOUPer Bowl VII Recipes

Here are the recipes from our SOUPer Bowl VII. The winner this year is Fire-Roasted Jalapeno Butternut Bisque from the Prepared Food Department. We received 256 ballots during our SOUPer Bowl VII Party! “Game” Day Chili Meat & Seafood Department Servings: 8 Ingredients 2 lbs Ground Bison 2 lbs Ground Elk 2 Onions, diced 2 […]

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