Our events and classes are a great way to get involved as a volunteer or attendee! Click on any of the exciting events and classes below for more information.

Dec
9
Sun
Cozy Co-op Gathering! @ Bolton, MA
Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cozy Co-op Gathering! @ Bolton, MA | Bolton | MA | United States

Our first Cozy Co-op Gathering of the winter! One of our Owners is hosting a private gathering to shmooze with friends and neighbors about the Co-op. These are super fun and super easy events! Just pour some hot cocoa or wine and we’ll bring all the Co-op info to share. We also help with invites and bring locally baked treats for everyone – easy and cozy!

To host your own Cozy Co-op Gathering for friends, simple email Lorne at Lorne@assabetvillage.coop. ‘Tis the Season of Co-op! Let’s celebrate!

Dec
15
Sat
Co-op Brews, News, and FAQs! @ Medusa Brewing Company
Dec 15 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Co-op Brews, News, and FAQs! @ Medusa Brewing Company | Hudson | MA | United States

Take a break from holiday shopping and join us at Medusa Brewing Company for Co-op Brews, News, and FAQs! Grab a delicious beer from Medusa’s amazing lineup, then come shmooze and ask questions about the Assabet Village Co-op Market, a locally sourced, community-owned grocery store coming to the area!

The beer isn’t free, but it’s DELICIOUS. And we have our own room to hang out and talk Co-op! RSVP today, and we’ll see you on Dec. 15!

Jan
3
Thu
Store Development Committee – First Meeting! @ Maynard Public Library
Jan 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Store Development Committee - First Meeting! @ Maynard Public Library | Maynard | MA | United States

It’s the the first meeting of the Co-op’s Store Development Committee! We’ll be organizing store design charrettes to gather Owner input for our store design consultant, as well as creating product and programming surveys for our Owners. These efforts will ensure that our community-owned grocery store reflects our Owners’ priorities on Opening Day!

We’ll meet in the Trustees Room at the Maynard Library on Thursday, Jan 3 at 7:30pm. Please bring a notebook or laptop, and let’s build our store!

Jan
8
Tue
Food Justice Committee Meeting! @ Battle Road Brew House
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Food Justice Committee Meeting! @ Battle Road Brew House | Maynard | MA | United States

On the heels of a fantastic first meeting, the Food Justice Committee will reconvene on Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 6:30pm at Battle Road Brewing Company. All are welcome as we start to solidify a plan of action to increase access to healthy food for all at our community-owned grocery store. See you at Battle Road!

Jan
12
Sat
Wayland Winter Farmers Market! @ Russell's Garden Center
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Wayland Winter Farmers Market! @ Russell's Garden Center | Wayland | MA | United States

We’re tabling at Opening Day of the Wayland Winter Farmers’ Market! This is the region’s biggest and best winter market, with more than 60 small-batch vendors selling amazing local foods – cheeses, winter root veggies, fresh breads, prepared foods, wines, sustainably raised meats, fresh fish chowders, scratch-made pies, and more!

While you’re there, stop by our table to hear about our locally sourced, community-owned grocery store. With more than 1,000 member Owners on board and our site search underway, opening day is not far off!

See you in Wayland!

Jan
15
Tue
Co-op Store Development Committee Meeting @ Maynard Public Library
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Co-op Store Development Committee Meeting @ Maynard Public Library | Maynard | MA | United States

The Store Development Committee’s next meeting is on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 7pm in the Roosevelt Room of the Maynard Public Library! We’ll continue our exciting work designing our store and creating product and programming surveys to build the community-owned grocery store we all want.

ALL Co-op Owners are invited to this meeting – from experienced designers and survey experts to Owners who just want to get engaged. Come share your passion and help us build a Co-op that represents the community it serves!

See you there!

Jan
31
Thu
Store Development Committee Meeting @ Maynard Public Library
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Store Development Committee Meeting @ Maynard Public Library | Maynard | MA | United States

The Store Development Committee’s next meeting is on Thursday, Jan. 31, 7pm in the Trustees Room of the Maynard Public Library! We’ll continue our exciting work designing our store and creating product and programming surveys to build the community-owned grocery store we all want.

ALL Co-op Owners are invited to this meeting – from experienced designers and survey experts to Owners who just want to get engaged. Come share your passion and help us build a Co-op that represents the community it serves!

See you there!

Feb
5
Tue
Co-op Food Justice Committee Meeting! @ Maynard Public Library
Feb 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Co-op Food Justice Committee Meeting! @ Maynard Public Library | Maynard | MA | United States

Come to the next meeting of the Co-op’s Food Justice Committee! We’re working hard to reach out to underserved communities and increase access to healthy food for all, and we need YOU on board. Come share your insights and ideas and help us build a community-owned grocery store that is much more than just a supermarket.

Please RSVP, and we’ll see you on Feb. 5 in the Cullen Room at the Maynard Public Library. Let’s do this!

Feb
7
Thu
Co-op Presentation to the Women’s Business Network! @ Women's Business Network
Feb 7 @ 6:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Co-op Presentation to the Women's Business Network! @ Women's Business Network | Harvard | MA | United States

We’re honored to present the Co-op to the Women’s Business Network on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 6:30pm! Founded almost 30 years ago, the WBN supports women in business and professional practices, providing guidance and advice to women who manage a small business or are interested in starting one.

We’ll get the “pre-meeting” started, as our Director of Communications, Lorne Bell, shares the ins and outs of the Assabet Village Co-op Market, our locally sourced, community-owned grocery store coming to the area. He’ll talk about the positive impact Co-ops have on local businesses, the environment, and the community. And of course, he’ll stick around to answer all your questions. Take info with you or become a Co-op Owner on the spot!

All are welcome to this meeting. Come hear about the Co-op and learn about the WBN, and we’ll see you on Feb. 7!

Mar
2
Sat
Co-op Pot Luck at Amory’s Tomb Brewing! @ Amory’s Tomb Brewing Co.
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Co-op Pot Luck at Amory's Tomb Brewing! @ Amory’s Tomb Brewing Co. | Maynard | MA | United States

We’re throwing a Potluck “Order In” at Amory’s Tomb Brewing Co., Maynard’s awesome new farmers taproom. Amory’s Tomb is getting rave reviews and it’s BYOF(ood), so you can take out or order in from any of Maynard’s awesome local restaurants! Order just enough for your crew or enough to share – whatever works!

You’ll get the latest scoop on our locally sourced, community-owned grocery store, learn about AT’s amazing beers and hang with awesome people!

PLEASE RSVP by e-mailing Lorne@assabetvillage.coop, and we’ll see you at Amory’s Tomb Brewing Co.!