Rooted Carrot Co-op Celebrates its Newest Members

Please give a big Co-op welcome to:

John & Karen Marks, Dike
Amy Stoll, Cedar Falls
David Nation, Cedar Falls
2 – Anonymous, Cedar Falls
David Deeds, Waterloo
Amy Hetherton, Cedar Falls

We invite YOU to join with these friends and all 1082 member-owners by filling out YOUR membership form and purchasing YOUR share online right here, right now. REMEMBER! All new members joining in November & December receive a Gift Certificate for a delicious pie made by The Pie Lady!
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Learn about health with new Facebook Live Program

The Rooted Carrot Co-op Market is honored that our good friend and incredible Co-op supporter, Luann Alemao-Johnson, has offered to present “Finding Health in Food & Community with Luann.” Luann began this Facebook Live program on the Rooted Carrot’s Facebook page November 19th sharing the benefits of pumpkins.  Her program will continue Tuesday, December 15th at 2:00pm with a regular monthly schedule starting in January being planned, You can always watch these programs later on the Facebook Page or on the Co-op’s YouTube channel Rooted Carrot Co-op Market on YouTube.Continue reading

December Board Update

We know these are trying times for many people with COVID-19. The Board recognizes this, and we also know we have reached a point of no return. We have strict deadlines to meet in order to open the Co-op in 2022. We will continue to persevere to meet our goals and have concern for the community. Continue reading

Joining the Co-op is as easy as PIE! Plus, we’ve sweetened the benefits for new members in November, December and January!

We are excited to announce a sensational added benefit for each person who becomes a full Rooted Carrot Co-op member during November, December, and January!  Not only will they enjoy all the current benefits of membership but they will also receive a Gift Certificate for a delicious pie made by The Pie Lady!  You heard that right!  All new members will have 1 entire year to redeem their Gift Certificate and order the pie of their choice!  The Pie Lady, aka Laura Bru, is not only a proud member of the Co-op she is also a Business Partner offering $1 off each pie Co-op members order.
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FAQs About the Rooted Carrot Co-op Market’s Capital Campaign

Did you know that there have been over 125 start-up food co-ops to open across the U.S. in the last 2 decades? These communities know the value of keeping their dollars local, and they’ve realized one of the best tools to keep money circulating in the local economy is to create a community-owned grocery store. The greater Cedar Valley is doing the same thing by launching the Rooted Carrot Co-op Market.Continue reading

Welcome to our Newest Members this Month!

WHO ARE THE NEWEST ROOTED CARROT CO-OP MARKET MEMBER-OWNERS?  These friends took that important step in supporting your Co-op!

  • Bob Lentz, Cedar Falls
  • Kerry Kloos, Cedar Falls
  • Jesse Reinhardt, Cedar Falls
  • Marilyn Hines, Waterloo
  • Brigid Moody, Cedar Falls
  • Peters Construction Corporation joined as a Business Member-Owner

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Scholarship Opportunity for Potential Rooted Carrot Member-Owners

Because of generous donations given to the Rooted Carrot Co-op Market’s Scholarship Fund by some amazing Co-op supporters we are excited to announce that the Rooted Carrot will be able to award $100 Member-Owner Share Scholarships again this year.  These Scholarships will cover the first $100 toward the Membership cost for our friends who would like to become member-owners but are unable to cover the full $200 member share cost.  

Apply TODAY by completing this form  (update:12/30/2020 – scholarship applications no longer accepted). Applications are due by Friday, December 18.  We will notify scholarship recipients by the end of the year. Scholarship recipient names will not be released and will remain confidential. 

If you would like to help someone become a member-owner please consider donating toward our scholarship program.  You can easily donate online right here or send a check to the Rooted Carrot Co-op Market, PO Box 1002, Cedar Falls, IA 50613.  Please make checks payable to Rooted Carrot Co-op Market with “scholarship” in memo line along with a note letting us know that you wish this donation to go toward the Scholarship Fund.