Assabet Co-op Market - Co op Storefront Collage

Co-op Owners and Supporters, It’s Time … Should all go well, we will announce the Maynard location of our locally sourced, community-owned grocery store in the next few weeks! And yes, we will OWN our grocery store property! Here’s what this means for ALL of us … Owners, Our Capital Campaign is Coming! The Owner…

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Storefront Illustration

We’ll keep this June update short and very sweet. Negotiations on the potential site for our locally sourced, community-owned grocery store are making progress in Maynard. We’re awaiting a number of inspections, reports, and drawings before we’ll know it’s a done deal or not, but should all go well, we hope to announce our location…

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Assabet Co-op Market - Concord Food Co-op Ht Bar Taco

What Do You Want Your Community-Owned Grocery Store to Offer?! Owners, we need your input! As we get closer to securing a site for our community-owned grocery store, the Board would like to learn more about your thoughts on our new store and the products and services we will offer. Please take a few minutes…

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Assabet Co-op Market - Co op Storefront Collage

Dear Co-op Owners and Supporters, We have two exciting pieces of news to share: FIRST, we can confirm now that we are in negotiations to PURCHASE our own Maynard property for our community-owned grocery store! What does that mean? Should this go as planned, we will literally OWN our food cooperative and not be beholden…

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Assabet Village Co-op Market - Green Top Grocery Interior Store Photo

Plus, take a virtual tour of another 5k-square-foot-store below! And as the pandemic spreads, co-ops across the country go above and beyond … Ready for some positive news?! We are in negotiations on a site for our locally sourced, community-owned grocery store – a potential 5,000-square-foot retail space in Maynard! While we know our Co-op…

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Assabet Co-op Market - Co op Storefront Collage

Co-op Site Negotiations Are On!!! While we can’t offer specifics, we are in preliminary negotiations with at least one of the 11 potential sites we’re targeting for our locally sourced, community-owned grocery store, and search director Rob Olney is working around the clock. At this stage, we must be extremely sensitive to the negotiations process…

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Rob Olney Co-op Youtube Interview Thumbnail

Our newest Board Director is also leading our search for a site for our community-owned grocery store, and with good reason. Acton resident Rob Olney is also a professional real estate investor! He’s already revamped our search with 13 viable sites in the running, 12 in Maynard. So when will we open? “I’m committed to…

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Maynard Nason Street

As we search for a site for our locally sourced, community-owned grocery store, you may be wondering … What, exactly, is our Board looking for? The criteria below are based on our extensive market studies, the expertise of the Food Co-op Initiative and Neighboring Food Co-op Association (which have deep industry knowledge and a proven…

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