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.

Sep
29
Sat
Co-op Tabling at Maynard Fest!
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Co-op Tabling at Maynard Fest!

Join the Co-op at the 26th Annual Maynard Fest, Saturday, Sept. 29, from 9-3:30!!! Bring the whole family and enjoy more than 100 vendors: great local food, art, artisan crafts, and kids activities! While you’re there, stop by our table to hear all about the Assabet Village Co-op Market, a locally sourced, community-owned grocery store coming to the area. You can become a Co-op Owner on the spot!

We’ll see you at Maynard Fest!!!

Oct
6
Sat
Tabling at the Harvard Flea Market! @ The Bromfield School
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tabling at the Harvard Flea Market! @ The Bromfield School | Harvard | MA | United States

We’ll be at Harvard’s GIANT one-day outdoor flea market, the largest in Greater Boston and Central Mass! Check out more than 170 BOOTHS filled with antiques, collectibles, and household treasures (and a great food court :). And stop by our table to hear all about our locally sourced, community-owned grocery store! You can become a Co-op Owner on the spot!

We’ll see you there!

Admission: $3 for adults (including seniors); $1 for children ages 6 to 12; $5 for early birds (7 to 9 a.m.)

Harvard, Massachusetts Harvard General Store Harvard Cultural Collaborative Harvard Family Association

Oct
13
Sat
Harvard Farmers Market
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

We’ll be tabling at the fantastic Harvard Farmers Market in Harvard, Massachusetts! Come hear all about our locally sourced, community-owned grocery store and become an Owner on the spot!

While you’re there, buy great in-season produce, meats, and cheese and shop local! We’ll see you in Harvard!

Oct
21
Sun
Co-op Info Session at Temple Emanuel! @ Temple Emanuel of Marlborough, MA
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Co-op Info Session at Temple Emanuel! @ Temple Emanuel of Marlborough, MA | Marlborough | MA | United States

We’re honored and excited to hold our next Co-op Info Session at Temple Emanuel of Marlborough, MA! Come hear all about the locally sourced, community-owned grocery store coming to the area (target location: Maynard!).

More than 1,000 Co-op Owners are already on board. Come see what’s going on!

Marlborough, Massachusetts Marlborough Enterprise

Oct
27
Sat
Family Co-op Night at Serendipity Cafe! @ Serendipity Cafe
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Co-op Night at Serendipity Cafe! @ Serendipity Cafe | Maynard | MA | United States

Is your family new to the Maynard area? Do you want a community-owned grocery store that sources from LOCAL farms and food producers? Come hear all about it at Family Co-op Night, Sat. Oct. 27, 6pm at Serendipity Cafe!!!

The Assabet Village Co-op Market is opening a community-owned grocery store that sources LOCAL food. That means fresher, healthier food for our families and a thriving local economy. And the best part? We’re owned by YOU, our community. With more than 1,000 member-Owners already on board, opening day is not far off!

Please RSVP to this page, and please SHARE our event far and wide. Together we’re building a community-owned grocery store – LET’S DO THIS!!!

Nov
4
Sun
AVCM Annual Owners Meeting! @ Maynard Lodge of Elks
Nov 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
AVCM Annual Owners Meeting! @ Maynard Lodge of Elks | Maynard | MA | United States

The 2018 Annual Owners Meeting will be held on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2-4pm at the Elks Club in Maynard. All Co-op Owners are invited!

If you haven’t yet RSVPd to the Annual Meeting E-vite, please take a moment to let us know if you’re coming. And if you didn’t receive the E-vite, please let us know.

This is a can’t-miss meeting!:

– Hear the latest site search update, including an overview of sites we’ve explored and eliminated and the logistics of why.
– Learn about the remaining challenges as we seek a viable site for our store.
– Join the Store Development Committee to help design our store and gather input for products & programming! (Please email info@assabetvillage.coop for more information.)
– Vote in Board Elections – See our fantastic Board nominees below!

You’ll also enjoy AMAZING local treats from the best small batch producers around, including:
The Compulsive Baker in Maynard
Concord Teacakes in West Concord
Bolton Bean in Bolton
Union Coffee Roaster in Ayer
Serendipity Cafe in Maynard
Haute Coffee in Concord

We hope to see you on Nov. 4!

Sincerely,
AVCM Board of Directors

*Please note: All Members are encouraged to attend and participate in the meeting. Only those members who have paid their for their share in full as of the morning of Nov. 4 will be entitled to vote.

Dec
6
Thu
Free Food Justice Film!: “A Place at the Table” @ Fine Arts Theatre Place
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Free Food Justice Film!: "A Place at the Table" @ Fine Arts Theatre Place | Maynard | MA | United States

Come see the award-winning food justice documentary, “A Place at the Table,” Thursday, Dec. 6, 7pm at Fine Arts Theatre Place in Maynard! Hosted by Jeff Bridges and produced by the team behind “Food, Inc.”, “A Place at the Table” explores the root causes of hunger in the US and the path to real food justice.

This event is FREE FOR EVERYONE thanks to our fantastic local sponsors, Studio InSitu Architects, Inc, Revolution Community Yoga, and Gallery Seven Frame Shop & Fine Art Gallery! Space is limited, so please RSVP on this page to let us know you’re coming!

Dec
8
Sat
Coffee Roasting & Tasting Tour at Karma Coffee! @ Karma Coffee Roasters
Dec 8 @ 8:15 am – 9:30 am
Coffee Roasting & Tasting Tour at Karma Coffee! @ Karma Coffee Roasters | Sudbury | MA | United States

Come to a delicious Coffee Roasting & Tasting Tour at Karma Coffee Roasters, one of the region’s finest small-batch coffee roasters! All of Karma’s coffees are ethically sourced, and Owner David travels the world to meet the farmers and pay fair prices for his single-source beans. You’ll see the roasting process live and taste the freshest coffee around!

Tickets are just $8 for Co-op Owners, $12 for non-Owners. Space is limited to 15, so reserve your tickets today by clicking HERE: https://squareup.com/store/AssabetVillageCoop

Remember, we’re opening a community-owned grocery store that sources from tons of local producers like Karma. Learn more here – http://assabetvillage.coop/ – and we’ll see you at Karma!

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!