We will introduce a full service grocery store owned by the community with the launch of Wasatch Cooperative Market. Members join neighbors and friends dedicated to having a voice in the sources of their food, and Salt Lake City will join more than 350 communities across the country that have cooperative grocery stores.
What Wasatch Cooperative Market will offer:
While we are organizing the business, we are also growing the community support necessary to open our doors. We invite you to strengthen our food system and vote with your purchasing power. Click on the "Become A Member-Owner" tab and become a founding member-owner today.
1. The Co-op reflects the values and desires of our community because hundreds--at some point, thousands--of community members own and control it.
2. The Co-op is committed to the Seven Cooperative Principles: voluntary and open membership; democratic member control; member economic participation; autonomy and independence; education, training, and information; cooperation among cooperatives; and concern for the community.
It's time to roll up our sleeves, again! As part of our ongoing support to local farmers, we're pulling weeds and turning compost piles for Gobo Farm, on Saturday, April 15, from 1 to 5 p.m. Gobo Farm is an urban farm that follows bio-dymanic principles. It located on the west side of Salt Lake County. Sponsoring farm mobs is just one more way the Co-op is actively supporting the local farmers. Be a part of this effort--call 385.355.5271 to volunteer and become a Member-Owner now!
An enthusiastic crowd of member-owners attended our annual meeting at Oasis Cafe on Tuesday, October 18, with an additional 70 people participating by mail or on-line ballots. Board Chair Allen Stutz provided a review of the past year. Information was shared about the Co-op's current development status, including the display