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Site Search Progress, Kmart Site Explained, Almost 1,200 Owners … !

February 14, 2020

Site Search Progress! Since new Board Director Rob Olney (a real estate investor) took the helm of our site search in January, he’s found new opportunities every week. Since our search began two years ago: – 86 total sites explored – 75 eliminated as not viable – 11 potential sites now in various stages of…

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Site Search Criteria, and How You Can Help …

January 10, 2020

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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New Year, New Directors, New Years Resolution: Open Our Store in 2020!

January 6, 2020

Happy 2020, Co-op Owners and Supporters! We’re psyched for 2020. Why? Our new website launches this month! We welcome two awesome new board directors to our leadership team (with real estate investment & management savvy)! And 1200+ Owners are stepping up for a New Years Resolution: Open Our Locally Sourced, Community-Owned Grocery Store in 2020! Scroll down for all the details, but first …

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Holidays Site Search Update & Gift Shares!

December 18, 2019

Happy Holidays, Co-op Community! Still haven’t found the perfect gift for your foodie mom, little brother, or best friend? We’ve got you! Gifting a Co-op Share is EASY and it’ll be one of the most beloved presents you’ll give this year. Click here to Gift a Share today in our locally sourced, community-owned grocery store.…

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New Website Launches April 2020!

December 1, 2019

We are PSYCHED to announce the upcoming launch of our new website! Get a sneak peek below. Designed by fellow Co-op Owner Al Avery of Avery Design (Al is a user experience (UX) pro), and our new site will be super user friendly and include features and resources for all things local food. You’ll be…

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New Potential Sites Being Explored!

November 15, 2019

The Co-op Board of Directors has turned up new potential sites for our store in Maynard and surrounding towns. Conversations with property owners and realtors are ongoing, and each potential site is being vetted to ensure that sales forecasts align with the costs of occupancy. As soon as we sign on a location, we will shout it from the rooftops and rev up for our much anticipated capital campaign. No site outside of Maynard will ever be agreed to without first bringing it back to you, our Owners, for discussion. But we’re doing our due diligence and leaving no rock unturned. And we are still full steam ahead on Maynard.

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2019 Annual Owners Meeting Highlights!

November 5, 2019

On Oct. 27, nearly 150 of you came together for our biggest and most inspirational Annual Owners Meeting in our 6-year history. What happened? Here are the highlights and pics. Many thanks to Brent Mathison Photography for his fantastic photos …

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