Up & Coming Co-op Conference

Six representatives from the Cedar Falls Food Co-op began March with an exciting start by attending the Up & Coming Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. And just like the burst of spring we are experiencing in the Cedar Valley, the conference left us feeling energized and excited for the future!Continue reading

From the Board President: Updates from Behind the Scenes

I’ve written numerous times before about the stages of development for start-up co-ops like ours. I’ve pointed out that we’re on the cusp of Stage 3—the final exciting stage where we begin working on the physical store itself. Of course we can’t begin Stage 3 until we have a site secured (more on that later), but that doesn’t mean we’re not busy. Here are some quick updates on what’s happening with the board:

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Honor The Earth: New Member Giveaways

April 22 is Earth Day and your Co-op is honoring the earth all month long! Become a new co-op member in April and chances are you’ll end up with one of these fabulous environmentally-sustainable gifts.


Starting April 1, we’ll offer an earth-friendly gift to the first member-owner who joins that week. We’ll continue these offers through the month until we give them all away. So, what are you waiting for?! Support sustainability by supporting the Co-op. If you are already a member-owner, tell your friends, family, neighbors, and colleagues. We’re closing in on 1000 member-owners, so help us get there soon!

940 and growing!

With 940 member-owners already supporting the Co-op, quadruple membership digits are in sight! And here’s what 1000 (and beyond) member-owners means for our timeline and the opening of your locally-sourced, community-owned grocery store.

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