Press Coverage

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.

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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.

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Wasatch Co-op Hopes to Open Local Market

August 29, 2013

Written by Brenda Fisher

Wasatch Cooperative Market is a unique grocery shopping experience dedicated to improvement the local economy and food infrastructure.

Co-op Market seen as outlet for local Utah produce

April 18, 2013.

Written by Mike Gorrell.

An overview of the Co-op's mission and current accomplishments.

November 3, 2012: The Beehive #50

by Alana Burman

A discussion of specialty markets in Salt Lake City.


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January 29, 2013: Wasatch Cooperative Market Entices New Member-owners Tonight

by Austen Diamond

The Wasatch Cooperative Market will celebrate “The Good Life is Local” -- the connection between local growers and artisan cuisine -- tonight at Avenues Bistro for a membership drive.


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January 5, 2012: Wasatch Co-op's Catch 22: More members needed to make progress

by Austen Diamond

Ben Gaddis' piece of scratch paper has a list inked onto it: apples, lamb, cumin, potatoes, a few odd household items. In Gaddis' ideal world, he wouldn't be taking his list to a national chain grocery store, but to a store he jointly owns with community members. And Gaddis hopes that might become a reality within the next year.


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Fall 2010 (Issue No. 2, Fall 2010, page 6):Wasatch Cooperative Market

Edible Wasatch covers the Wasatch Cooperative's drive for member-owners.


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October 28, 2009: Utahns Forming a Grocery Cooperative

Nearly 40 members have signed up to be owners of a cooperative grocery store in Salt Lake City, with an opening-date target of fewer than two years. The co-op will focus on selling organic, sustainable and locally produced foods, said Alison Einerson, a member of the Wasatch Cooperative Market. Owner-members of the for-profit group are to receive annual refunds based on store profits and the amount of food they purchase.


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October 17, 2009: Feedback with Dave Cawley

Dave Cawley discusses the Wasatch Cooperative Market with Ben Gaddis and Alison Einerson.


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