One of the main focuses from this most recent Owner’s meeting was the focus on our finances, including our Sources & Uses budget. We just graduated from Stage 2A: Feasibility of the 4 Cornerstones in 3 Stages model, which is where we sought to prove our market, financial & organizational readiness, into stage 2B: Planning.
We’re now halfway through #CoopMonth! We’ve accomplished quite a bit this month, and have a few more events to go. This past Thursday we held our 3rd Annual Owners meeting, with 70 attendees and a number of absentee ballots received! Both the By-Law changes & board of directors elections were unanimously approved with 2 voters
We’ve had a great start for #CoopMonth: 2 new Owners! Welcome! Our Big Announcement: We are kicking off our search for our first hire, an Outreach Coordinator! This is a key role for our organization, leading the outreach team to build membership and working with the board of directors. This person should be passionate about
Owners are the core of any Co-operative, and they all have their own reasons for joining. We’d like to share Lois’ story on why she joined the Assabet Village Co-op Market: I am owner #142 of the Assabet Village Co-Op Market. When I learned about the proposed venture in 2014, it didn’t take long for
This October, Assabet Village Co-op Market is one of over 30,000 co-ops and credit unions across the United States celebrating Co-op Month, recognizing the many ways co-operatives help to build stronger communities and more resilient local economies. As a start-up food co-op in New England we’re a member of the Neighboring Food Co-op Association, which