Board of Directors Express Major Motivation for Initiating Effort to Open a Co-op

March 13, 2017

Written by Members of the Board of Directors

Opinion piece explains a strong motivation for working to open a cooperative grocery store in the Salt Lake area.

Read entire opinion piece here.

Own Part of a Local Grocery Store When You Join SLC Co-op

June 16, 2017

Written by Kathy Stephenson

An update on the Co-op's development progress.

Read the full article here.

Check out the coverage the Co-op received on Friday, June 16, 2017, in The Salt Lake Tribune's Food Briefs. Read it here.

GrantDan, Memer-Owner #472, is the latest person to accept the Own It! challenge to bring co-ownership of the Co-op to 500. Welcome, Dan. Joining the Co-op while it is still under development takes courage, leadership, and vision. Every person who joins       GRANT FAMILY M-O #402     brings the Co-op one step closer to reality. And joining while it is under development means you help shape the Co-op. Check out what it means by clicking here.

Before the Co-op opens its store, providing a greatly expanded market to local farmers, our volunteers are helping farmers succeed by helping with farm chores. Good composting is at the heart of excellent farming. And Co-op volunteers were instrumental in helping Gobo Farms advance their work by turning four humongous compost piles in three hours! At the end of the afternnoon, Scott, owner of Gobo Farm, guided volunteers in building a new compost pile--alternating layers of green, brown material, manure and dirt in the correct proportions.   

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

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